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Principal Engine Development Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 30/11/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
We are recruiting for a principal Development Engineer to support the performance and controls areas of engine development for our client, a global supplier to the automotive industry.

- To lead, plan and supervise engine development programs
- Working with performance and controls area of engine development
- To supervise the testing and analysis work on engine and vehicle projects
- To plan and supervise engine and vehicle build and test
- To oversee the analysis of test results, preparation of technical reports and creation of test plans
- To oversee the design of parts for development testing
- To liaise with program suppliers, internal and external customers
- To monitor project progress and finance
- To support the preparation of engineering program quotations
- Responsible for the quality of the test data, results analysis and report
- Responsible for the adhering to or seeking deviation for the development procedures
- Responsible for the clear instruction of staff using the appropriate procedures and forms
- Responsible for feeding back test results to the internal and external customer in a timely manner
- Responsible for drawing conclusions and making recommendations from results obtained subsequent to test work

What is on offer?
- Ongoing development, training and career opportunities
- Competitive rates + flextime
- Creative & dynamic working environment
- Pension
- Varied work with genuine recognition

The Company:
is an industry leading supplier to the automotive industry, recognised for producing products and parts that focus on addressing all the crucial issues relating to powertrain and air conditioning technology - both for drives with combustion engines and for e-mobility. A global brand that offering flexibility and development opportunities to all employees, helping them to take their ideas from inception through to production.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Skills & Experience:
- Previous responsibility of team members
- Extensive experience in preparation of technical reports and their presentation
- Commercial awareness
- Experience in combustion measurement systems
- Experience with Concerto
- Experience with MatLab

- Effective communication at all levels and with customers
- Proven experience of working well under pressure

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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