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Senior or Principal Powertrain Integration Engineer


Powertrain Integration


Competitive salary package, negotiable dependant on experience and qualifications

Full Time

Birmingham B37 7YG, UK

About the Role

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


  • 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

Duties & 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

  • Must be eligible to work in the UK

If you are selected for an interview, our recruitment team will contact you directly. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to inform the candidates who are not shortlisted or provide specific feedback.

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