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  • Job reference: RMS0171761

Calibration Engineer - 31132

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Coventry
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/12/2016
  • Duration: on going
  • Time left:
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    (29/12/16)
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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.

The Role:
The successful candidate will support all gasoline calibration development projects, leading the optimisation of the NVH attribute. This will involve planning and managing the delivery of work packages impacting NVH on test-beds, in vehicles, and through desktop data analysis and simulation. It will require close coordination with Powertrain and Vehicle NVH teams in issue understanding and resolution. Tasks may include optimisation of Base combustion Calibration, Start optimisation, and vehicle functions impacting driveability, and air charge / boost control. The work requires close co-operation with many other product development areas, including the Powertrain hardware component owners, and liaising with the Engine Management Technical Specialists and engine management software supplier.

3 KEY SKILL REQUIRED:
1)Knowledge of complex gasoline engine, engine control systems and in particular highly boosted high performance engines
2)Expertise with calibration and data analysis tools (e.g INCA, Matlab, Concerto etc). Good analytical skills & good working knowledge of MS Office software.
3)Able to demonstrate technical delivery experience, specifically optimisation of NVH attributes in a powertrain development environment with state of the art engine hardware

Experience Required:
Min 3 years in depth experience of gasoline engine management calibration
Experience of calibration development at both a test bed and vehicle level
Experience of applying complex control software in a vehicle environment
Detailed understanding of NVH and engine calibration impact on the NVH attribute

Experience Preferred:
Ideally degree qualified in science or engineering.
Experience of leading a team or project.
Highly driven, self-motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision.
Advanced driver training

Additional Information :
Based at our Whitley and Gaydon Engineering Centres using state of the art test facilities to develop state of the art powertrains.
The role will also require supporting calibration testing at other client facilities in the UK. The role may require international travel for vehicle sign-off, including travel to the USA

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