Powertrain Integration Department

Principal Powertrain Integration Engineer

28 September 2022
Location : Birmingham

Contract Type : Full Time

Description :

Job Purpose

  • Lead role in the calibration activities on Hybrid and pure electric powertrain projects.
  • Able to work with high level of autonomy on different subjects within a small team.
  • Hands-on calibration activities in all areas of the control and support chassis and powertrain rig level tests.
  • Lead calibration process to meet project deliverables. Apply methodical and pragmatic approach to balance performance, energy consumption, NVH and driveability attributes.
  • Develop core calibration methods for new hybrid/EV powertrain systems.
  • Support control system and software in powertrain systems integration. Analyse calibration results to identify improvements and generate engineering change requests.

Person Specification

  • Degree in Mechanical, Electronics Engineering or an equivalent education.
  • Not less than 8 years of post-graduate experience in the field of Powertrain calibration with OEM or Tier1 supplier.
  • Production level knowledge of developing and calibrating Hybrid powertrain systems, including energy management, automatic transmission control (TCU), Engine control (EMS) and vehicle systems (ABS/ESP).
  • Extensive knowledge and competences in terms of calibration processes and methodologies.
  • Understanding of Software strategies and Software specifications: familiar with MATLAB Simulink format.
  • Experience in developing vehicle and powertrain control algorithms.
  • Expert working knowledge of automotive calibration tools (ETAS INCA/MDA preferred).
  • Experienced in vehicle targets cascading to control and calibration.
  • A high level of competence in planning and executing testing activities, analysing data and reporting findings.
  • Able to work under pressure with timing respect.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal. Ability to overcome cultural barriers.
  • Good driving record and experience in vehicle driveability assessment.
  • A degree of flexibility and a willingness to occasionally travel abroad for short periods of time.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Planning and delivering powertrain calibrations in all areas of the software, including calibration version management and according CAUK quality processes.
  • Support other team/department with powertrain integration.
  • Work closely with control and software engineers to optimise overall system performance and hybrid controllers.
  • Lead vehicle powertrain calibration activities, support dyno testing.
  • Documenting and reporting calibration activities, including technical presentation to peers and management.
  • Supporting calibration trips in Europe and China for environment calibration tests.

Other Features of Job

  • Must be eligible to work in the UK
Package : Competitive salary package, negotiable dependant on experience / qualifications.