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  • Job reference: RMS0189824

Senior Development Engineer - HVAC/Thermal

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Norwich, Norfolk
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 08/05/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Here you be part of an exciting new team focused on a new programme. This brand has high expectations and is seeking the very best Engineers in the market. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an iconic Company with exceptional history and innovative ideas.

* Hands on technical delivery of vehicle development projects to cost, quality and time
* To assess, develop and validate the performance of all vehicle thermal systems including powertrain cooling, transmission cooling, auxiliary systems cooling and HVAC systems. Also to include thermal protection for all vehicle, structure and body system components.
* To ensure thermal systems development is in line with VTS's, DVP's, test procedures and project plans.
* Plan, co-ordinate and deliver vehicle/system thermal test and vehicle development activities as defined by the vehicle development programmes
* Report on test findings via both summary and formal reports and where necessary co-ordinate activities to identify root cause and resolution of issues
* Develop specific test procedures and processes as required
* Liaise with and control offsite test activities both remotely and in person
* Maintain continuous communication with management, design and CAE teams throughout development process

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Working knowledge of all aspects of vehicle engineering. Strong diagnostic skills and understanding of engineering first principles

Automotive vehicle development experience. In depth understanding of vehicle cooling and HVAC systems, climate control including physical testing and development in climatic chambers and climatic wind tunnels. Experience of industry test facilities MIRA, Millbrook, Calsonic, Nardo IDIADA etc for physical vehicle sign of tests.
Knowledge of DVP's.

Automotive vehicle thermal cooling and HVAC development experience gained from multiple vehicle development programmes.

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