Engine Performance Dev Snr Project Engr - Motorcycles/Gasoline

Ricardo Uk Limited
£38,000 - £45,000
06 Oct 2017
06 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A vacancy exists within our Engine Performance Development Function for a Senior Project Engineer - Motorcycles/Gasoline Engine Performance Development, based at the Ricardo Shoreham Technical Centre (STC) in Shoreham-by-Sea. The Role: As a Senior Project Engineer you will be responsible for delivery of the following: - Engine performance strategy definition and development, target setting and benchmarking - Engine combustion system and air path development (simulation, testbed and vehicle) - Development of base engine performance - Engine aftertreatment development - Advanced technology demonstrator vehicle development A certain amount of business travel can be expected including customer meetings occasional on-site development support. In particular there is the opportunity to work closely - on-site if necessary - with our Motorcycle teams in the UK, Italy and Germany. The ideal candidate will: - Have a proven track record in performance and emissions development of motorcycle engines - Have practitioner knowledge of the following areas: - Fundamentals of gasoline combustion and emissions formation - Combustion system specification for both naturally-aspirated and boosted engines, with direct-injection and port-fuel injection - Base engine performance and emissions hardware development - Key gasoline engine technologies, including variable valvetrains, boosting systems (turbochargers & superchargers), fuel systems, ignition systems and emissions control technology - Specification & interpretation of engine simulation studies (1-D and 3-D) - A proven track record in work package and project leadership, including programme and resource planning - Demonstrated ability to work with different cultures - Have an Engineering Degree and proven expertise in engine performance development within and OEM, Tier 1 supplier or Consultancy The candidate will also demonstrate diligence, professionalism, a focus on delivery and the ability to work effectively in a team environment. Excellent communication skills are expected as the role will be significantly customer facing (internal and external customers). The candidate will be expected to liaise with customers on a regular basis and present the technical status of their projects. This is a great opportunity for the right person to develop their career and become part of a world class team working with a global customer base on leading edge development programmes.
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