Engine Development Engineer

08 Mar 2018
07 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Engine Development Engineer

At Prodrive it’s not about staying in the game, it’s about getting ahead of it, we believe there is no limit to what can be achieved when we put our minds to it. Success at Le Mans combined with our major new car programmes, both on the track and off-road, has resulted in development engineering opportunities in our motorsport business.

We are now recruiting an Engine Development Engineer to assist and lead in the design and development of race engine’s and engine components including auxiliary systems, chain drive systems, valve train components, oil systems, induction systems and exhaust systems in line with engine performance and durability targets.

Key Responsibilities:

Lead development projects to achieve engineering objectives within a short time scale and cost boundariesDevise, organise and occasionally carry out development tests including but not limited to:Engine dyno tests, durability tests, team engine signoff and calibration1D gas dynamic simulation studies from GT powerTorsional vibration studies using high speed loggers and analysis softwareValve train dynamic studies using rig testing/high speed loggersOrganise other development tests including airflow rigsTo set specification of development test partsTo provide track side engine support and perform engine pool planning, ensuring engines are operated within strict guidelinesAnalysis of test data and preparation of formal reportsKey Attributes and Skills:

At least 4 years of previous experience in engine development supported with a degree in an engineering disciplineCoach, lead and manage other engineers to achieve engine group goalsA good understanding of internal combustion race engine fundamentalsExperience of running, calibrating an engine on the dynoGood understanding of electronics, competent user of test equipment Be willing to travel to race eventsWe solve the unsolvable. Prodrive. Performance Unlimited.

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