Senior Engine Test Engineer - Engine Management Systems

Gerrell & Hard Limited
£35000 to £45000
07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Role: Senior Engine Test Engineer ? Engine Management Systems
Location: Coventry
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 (dependent on proven ability) + bonus + bens

Global product leader, supplying the highest quality automotive components and systems for all the major global car manufacturers and the aftermarket, is seeking a Senior Engine Test Engineer for their Engine Management Systems facilities.

Ideally my client is looking for a senior test engineer to operate as a technical expert for engine testing within EMS Facilities section; also to offer support / expertise for vehicle testing, especially relating to test equipment and data acquisition (excluding CDM emissions testing).

You will take responsibility for provision of suitable equipment, data collection, and data processing. This will be particularly focussed on engine testing using engine dynamometers. The target in doing this is to provide or create ?expert? experimental capability in facilities section ? currently systems engineers are doing too much of this work. The test engineer will provide process development and improvement where needed, in order to develop Facilities capability, and improve quality of output (e.g. more accurate data, reduced testing time, automated data gathering, new test methodologies, improved instrumentation).

Ideal proven ability:
? In depth knowledge of engine testing for an automotive development environment (gasoline or diesel applications), including instrumentation and test equipment.
? Knowledge of engine dynamometer and testing methods is essential, plus fundamentals of engine operation such as torque, efficiency, and thermodynamics.
? Detailed knowledge of engine management system and software (calibration) in an automotive development environment is also required.
? Experience of new process / method development, and problem solving / issue resolution.
? Use of EDM control and testing software (such AVL Puma or all other relevant)
? Use of EMS interface and logging software (such as ETAS INCA).
? Use of Matlab / Simulink.

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