Powertrain Project Engineer

Recruiter
Caresoft Global Limited
Location
Coventry
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
09 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Our prestigious Automotive client based in Whitley, Coventry is looking for a highly skilled and experienced Powertrain Project Engineer to work within our Clients ever expanding Powertrain department on a full time basis.
This is a brilliant opportunity for the chosen candidate to work in a very modern and luxurious working environment. The successful Powertrain Project Engineer will be working a 40 hour week with access to onsite parking.
Key Responsibilities:
  • The Certification team is part of Powertrain delivering Emissions, Fuel economy and Power certification through close working with global approval authorities
  • The team's primary function is to deliver certified data through the preparation and delivery of Vehicle emissions testing
  • The department faces many challenges relating to conducting efficient vehicle test programs, whilst maintaining/developing relationships with formal authorities
  • A key part of the role for the prep team is to successfully prepare prototype vehicles in order to demonstrate fuel economy and emissions performance
  • Testing is carried out both at UK facilities and overseas facilities based on market requirements
  • Key Skills Required for Submission:
  • Extensive previous experience working in Powertrain related discipline
  • Knowledge of Certification/Homolgation Testing and legislation
  • Proven project management skills in an engineering environment
  • Skills Required:

  • Knowledge of vehicle architecture and system interfaces such as FlexRay and CAN
  • Analytical and logical mind-set to ensure robust plans and processes are developed and followed
  • Knowledge of PT Certification legislated Tests in at least one discipline or market area as a minimum
  • Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative
  • Effective communication and team-working skills
  • A passion for the automotive industry and the potential of automotive technology
  • Computer literate with experience of working with MS packages
  • Knowledge of vehicle diagnostics and vehicle integration
  • Experience Required:
  • Data analysis experience pertaining to vehicle systems and/or exhaust emissions
  • An appreciation of the certification process and its importance to the company
  • Proven experience of dealing with challenging situations
  • Education Required:Degree or relevant equivalent experience Minimum of NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Automotive or Engineering discipline Additional Information:
  • Full UK/EU driving licence
  • The main site is Whitley, however testing occurs across both Gaydon and Solihull Travel between sites will not always be necessary but 1 to 2 days a week is likely to be away from Whitley
  • The ability to travel globally. International travel is generally conducted on a rota basis. It will generally be a maximum of a couple of times a year
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    We are an independent highly-experienced recruitment consultancy dedicated to specialist markets within the Automotive, Aerospace, Agricultural & Construction Industries.
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    This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/78591908