Senior Calibration and Development Engineer

Recruiter
Norton Motorcycles (UK) Ltd
Location
Derby
Salary
£35000 - £45000/annum Pension
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Calibration and Development Engineer

The role of Senior Calibration and Development Engineer at Norton is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join a small close knit team of industry professionals in a fast moving and dynamic environment, working with one of the most passionate and exciting names in the motorcycling industry here at Donington Hall.

The role would include overseeing the continued improvement of a range of exciting Norton projects, including road and race motorcycles for drive-ability and durability. This would also include development of chassis electronic functions such as traction control, launch control and anti-wheelie strategies. Production vehicle calibration and emission control experience would be advantageous but not essential.

Experience (essential):

- Relevant experience of a high end engine management control system such as GEMS, Cosworth, Magnetti Marelli or Motec.
- A good understanding of power-train systems
- A good understand of motorcycles
- Minimum of a basic knowledge of chassis control strategies
- Good communication skills at all levels

Responsibilities and deliverables:

- Calibrate vehicle emission behaviour to meet program target emission standard whist satisfying other vehicle attribute targets such as combustion noise, drive-ability and performance
- Delivery of after-market and performance tuned products across the range
- Assist in power-train development, problem solving and resolution
- Delivery of chassis control systems such as traction control, anti-wheelie and launch control
- Assist in electrical specification of the motorcycle
- Provide testing support where necessary, overseas or track-side
- Integrate drive-ability and performance targets alongside emissions
- Provide support throughout the homologation and certification process

Norton invites applicants from all engineering backgrounds however a practical experience of automotive fundamentals would be of great benefit as would a working knowledge of the latest engine management systems and software, the candidate must be a team player and posses and excellent work ethic