Technical Project Lead - Engine Systems - Peterborough

Seismic Limited
06 May 2017
05 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, a major manufacturer based in Peterborough with a globally recognised brand, has just made available a permanent opportunity for an Engine Systems Technical Project Lead to join their team, offering a salary and bonus package in excess of £75,400 and excellent benefits.

Our client has an exciting new role within the Performance Systems team which is a growing team with an exciting opportunity to develop the next generation of our world class engines for a wide variety of machine applications. This is a dynamic exciting team which develops all aspects of real world engine performance from conceptual design to troubleshooting production issues.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced technical specialist with a deep level technical capability and the passion for technical delivery, supporting and growing competency within their team, and leading a committed group of engineers on key projects. You will need to have significant technical expertise in several of the following areas and strive to broaden and develop across our other areas of focus:

  • Diesel engine core performance and emissions
  • Diesel engine after treatment specification and performance
  • Product validation planning and execution
  • Product controls software development
  • Product technical issue root cause and resolution, including 6Sigma

Key Responsibilities of the Engine Systems Technical Project Lead

  • Acting as either a Subject Matter Expert (SME) or Technical Project Lead (TPL) for one of our new engine development programs within the team to ultimately deliver an off-highway diesel engine performance that exceeds customer expectations
  • Data analysis and engine performance predictions and problem solving
  • Deep communication with engineering and product groups across the business
  • Engine simulation and performance modelling, including mathematical modelling of complicated physical problems

Qualifications and Experience required for the Engine Systems Technical Project Lead role

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Engineering
  • Self-starter with the ability to work with minimal instruction, determine their own work packages and provide technical support, work package break-down and instruction to others
  • Detailed and significant knowledge of internal combustion engines
  • Ability to communicate technical information effectively at all levels of the business, particularly Platform Managers
  • Experience of Matlab and Simulink

Qualifications and Experience desired for the Engine Systems Technical Project Lead role

  • Experience of complex Electronics and Controls system concept generation including drafting block diagram controls for simulation assessment
  • Extensive understanding of control algorithms and logic
  • Experience of modelling complex systems, and the use of simulation tools to make confident predictions
  • Knowledge of heavy duty machine applications
  • 6 sigma experience (Black belt preferable, Green Belt minimum)
  • Product validation (FMEA, DVP&R, Data analysis)
  • Product sign-off and report documentation
  • Extensive knowledge mathematics, data analysis, numerical modelling and statistics
  • Experience of design of experiments, optimisation techniques and Robust engineering methods