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  • Job reference: RMS0188126

Specialist Engineer 34527

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Warwickshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/12/2017
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (02/01/18)

The Role:
Position Description:
TRANSCEND is an Advanced Propulsion Centre funded program, to develop a new hybrid transmission specification, from concept to series production equivalent design release. Work with TRANSCEND Core Team, key collaborative and sub-contract partners to deliver transmission development and testing plans and execution for TRANSCEND. Establish and maintain DVP for system level transmission hardware. Support Programme gateways event; DV/PV testing and development complete, system level engineering and technical sign off documents complete. Establish and maintain Technical Target Brochure and secure agreement with all stakeholder parties. Concur assumptions with systems engineering and transmission/vehicle teams Report overall status to TRANSCEND Programme Leaders. Concur functional and test planning strategy assumptions with stakeholders. Document and concur Development Decisions. Support program deliverables and objectives, including reporting forums and presentations

3 key skills required
1. Hybrid transmission testing knowledge and expertise, especially HIL, rig and dynamometer.
2. Hands on mechanical development expertise and trouble shooting of rig vehicle installations
3. Core transmission design understanding, component function, performance and attribute specifications are essential.

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.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Self-motivated and adaptable to changing demands Experience of transmission integration, installation and mechanical system delivery, especially hybrid variants. Expertise in duty cycle creation and development, including road load data collection and manipulation. Demonstrable experience of planning and delivering mechanical test and development from concept to series production sign off. Demonstrable experience and working knowledge of hybrid solutions and integration with core Powertrain and/or vehicle systems. Delivery of system and components DFMEA's and DVP's using engineering service providers

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Experience in transmission function and NVH performance, design and integration. DV testing of gear train against road load data derived duty cycles. Mechanical systems DFMEA and system specification control documentation. Experience of developing and delivering Shift quality and NVH attributes for automotive transmissions. Ideally trained in vehicle NVH attributes and target setting, CANAlyzer, Data acquisition equipment and diagnostic development tools. Hands on involvement in build process to capture process learning for onward cascade

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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