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  • Job reference: RMS0220555

Principle Powertrain Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Surrey
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 16/12/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
My client is currently has an exciting opportunity for a Principle Powertrain Engineer to join their Design, Development and Engineering.

- Reporting to the Chief Engineer - Vehicle Engineering & Simulation, you will be responsible for leading the Powertrain design team
- Responsibility for leading and developing all aspects of powertrain integration, including fuel, water and oil systems for full vehicle programs
- You will be required to keep up to date with latest technologies in the industry
- You will be required to build up the Powertrain team, develop the teams' skills, tools and knowledge base, while keeping up to speed with the latest technologies. Part of the role with involve the mentoring and continual development of the Powertrain team
- You will be expected to help and support the design activities for powertrain systems and integration using Catia V5
- Liaise with the head of design and project management to ensure technical targets, program timings and budgetary requirements are met
- Ensure designs meet with all relevant regulatory requirements
- Conduct meeting with suppliers and technical partners
- Conduct design reviews and promote communication between all areas of the business
- Supervise any contract staff and ensure they work effectively and in a timely manner

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- The candidate should be degree qualified with preferably a degree in mechanical engineering
- Experience in motorsport and sports cars is essential
- Ideally skilled in working with Catia V5
- Capable of carrying out hand calculations for components and correct material choices as well as cooling calculations for fuel, water and oil systems
- Have a good knowledge & experience of gearboxes, active differentials, engines and up to date systems for integration into platforms

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