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  • Job reference: RMS0172865

Development Engineer - 31019

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Coventry
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/11/2016
  • Duration: on going
This vacancy has now expired.

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:
Reporting to the Technical Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for successful project delivery of Hybrid System Development and Validation within the Electrification Systems Engineering Department. Develop System level targets for the project ensuring close communications and collaboration between Customers, Suppliers, Design Agencies, Attributes, Systems, Electrical, Powertrain, Vehicle Engineering / APC and Research functions. Technical, Stakeholder and Peer review meetings for the projects including management of research and project delivery gateway approval process. Ensure close communications and collaboration between Attributes, Systems, Powertrain, Electrical, Vehicle Programme, Marketing and Design and Research functions. Track progress of System-Level testing. Deliver System Verification on-time and on-budget with appropriate resource numbers, test properties & research vehicles. Manage outsource work packages. Define and manage delivery of agreed objectives to defined budget

3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED:
1)System engineering experience (incl development & cascade of requirements, FMA and managing Verification testing) in the field of hybrid or Power Train engineering
2)Able to lead the resolution of technical issues and development of technology, in the team environment and interface directly to the attribute teams, component areas, facilities teams, program teams and external suppliers to represent the department. 3)A strong technical knowledge of key powertrain and hybrid technologies (e.g. engine, transmission, cal&controls, e-motor, inverter, battery)

Experience Required: Previous experience in applying system engineering approach in a Powertrain or Hybrid system application Educated to Degree or equivalent level in a related Mechanical, Electrical, or Automotive discipline and computer literate ¿ A sound technical knowledge of hybrid systems, e.g. engine, transmission, motor, inverter and battery technologies. A strong technical knowledge of pollutant emissions control strategies, calibration methodologies and their interface to wider system and vehicle ¿ Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to deliver with minimum supervision

Experience Preferred: Experience using ETAS Inca, AVL Concerto etc to analyse engineering data Knowledge of Hybrid Powertrain systems desirable. Knowledge of J Electrical systems desirable. Knowledge of software delivery control plans desirable. Knowledge of target setting & requirement cascade process desirable. Knowledge of FMA desirable. Knowledge of pollutant emissions, calibration methodologies and regulatory tests

Additional Information: The Role is principally based at Gaydon Engineering Centre, but meeting support at other Midlands facilities and Suppliers will be required. Candidate must have a full (preferably clean, UK) driving license Primary Gaydon, Other - Whitley, Warwick

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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