Project Engineer

Fircroft Recruitment
West Midlands
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role:
The Diesel Emissions After treatment team is responsible for the specification, development and delivery of cost effective emissions after treatment systems enabling diesel engines to meet the ever tightening legislative tailpipe emissions standards.

The role will require the successful candidate to lead the development of after treatment systems and as such entails close co-operation with the engine calibration, exhaust development teams and with suppliers. Reporting to the TS / Manager.

Key responsibilities will include:

- Selection of catalyst coatings (e.g. DOC, DPF and SCR) for all future diesel applications, including supplier selection.

- Leading the technical development and sign-off of catalyst coatings in close collaboration with diesel engine calibration and exhaust development teams, and supported by suppliers.

- Target setting, prediction and validation of after treatment system control of noxious emissions.

- Maintenance of foundation failure mode avoidance documentation.

- Development of simulation and validation methods / test procedures required for the robust deployment of after treatment components.

- Management of after treatment coatings suppliers.

- Documentation of results from after treatment projects as technical reports or evidence packs.

Required Experience:

- Experienced in the selection, validation and sign-off of components

- A motivated self-starter with proven project management skills and able to make decisions which are in the best interest of the business

- Excellent communication and presentation skills

- A good working knowledge of PCS and GTDS

- Excellent computer skills

- MS Office, MS Access, MS Project and Matlab

- Possess a valid UK driving licence

- A higher education in an appropriate technical discipline (e.g. chemical engineering, engineering, chemistry)

Experience Preferred:

- Knowledge and experience of diesel after treatment component and system functions and development

- Knowledge and experience of diesel emissions and OBD requirements and testing (engine test-bed and vehicle)

- Knowledge and experience of emissions / after treatment simulation methods and techniques

- Knowledge and experience of powertrain system development and testing

The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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