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  • Job reference: RMS0130854

Calibration Engineer - Powertrain - 24613

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Coventry
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 21/10/2013
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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 role is for a P&E development leader within the Advanced Engines department. This role is to lead a team of engineers to develop the P&E and combustion attributes of an engine in order to achieve the Performance, Fuel Economy and Emissions targets. This technical leadership role requires in depth P&E and combustion knowledge, the ability to analyse test data to provide project direction and feedback information to the wider project team. Candidates must be technical leaders capable of managing a small team and providing technical guidance and decision making.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Essential skills include: An indepth knowledge of base engine systems engineering in a development / test environment.
High level of communication and organisational skills
An in depth knowledge of engine test methods on dyno
A deep working knowledge of at least one specialised area of the engine attribute department - combustion, performance, economy or emissions development on petrol engines
Candidates must have gained experience within an automotive OEM or engineering consultancy and have worked on base engine development projects for more that 5 years.
Experience of engine testing on dynamometers .
Good communication, interpersonal skills and self confidence are personal qualities needed to succeed, being self motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Good analytical skills & PC skills Excel, Word and Project Experience of using AVL Indimaster and Concerto data anaylsis software
Working knowledge of gasoline and / or diesel engine, powertrain systems and calibration
Disciplined approach on planning, prioritisation and records keeping Must have a driving license valid for use in the UK
Educated to degree level in a suitable engineering discipline, or suitable previous experience
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