Project Engineer - Performance & Economy

Recruiter
Edison Technical Recruitment
Location
Warwickshire
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Project Engineer - Performance & Economy

Job Location: Warwick, West Midlands, UK

Job Salary: £45k-£48k per hour (dependent upon experience)

Job purpose

This role exists to enable the delivery of P&E attributes for our future engine families on test beds and in vehicle. To manage the P&E test programmes and the numerous suppliers required achieving delivery of a fully certified Engine system meeting the programme objectives. To assess and feedback issues to the Powertrain Test, Calibration and Controls team to enable the Powertrain to meet performance, economy and emissions goals.

Key responsibilities & tasks

* Lead calibration activity on defined projects, assimilate and distribute knowledge within the team reporting to the Powertrain Calibration manager.
* Responsibility for P&E deliverables managing outsource test bed facilities.
* Be part of a project team to create and develop the various aspects of calibration for all company vehicles
* Manage and support external facilities and suppliers to achieve Calibration team goals
* Represent the company externally at a senior level with regard to calibration activities and supplier visits
* Report progress vs plans at Director level within the company
* Prepare project-timing plans for the P&E lead or Calibration Manager to support model year actions and major design changes.
* Prepare reports of all findings from Test bed, Vehicle testing and environmental testing of the vehicle, and present these to all levels up to director technical meetings
* Guide, direct and train to develop other team members

Qualifications & experience

* Ideally educated to Degree level or equivalent relevant experience.
* Extensive experience within automotive vehicle manufacturer, with at least three years directly running an engine test bed
* Experience with AVL PUMA or Horiba STARS and INCA essential
* Experience of managing and running P&E / Calibration engine test bed
* Recent direct experience of application of new technologies to internal combustion engines
* Understanding of gasoline combustion fundamentals including gas exchange process, cam lift and phasing, airpath, exhaust system design and pressure charging systems
* Full UK driving license
* Prepared to support overseas suppliers on a regular basis according to business need
* Self motivated and ability to work alone when required
* Strong data analysis skills

How to Apply

If you are interested in progressing your career as the Project Engineer - Performance & Economy, apply now for immediate consideration.

PLEASE NOTE: If you require visa sponsorship to work in the UK you CANNOT be considered for this role

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