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  • Job reference: RMS0111945

Development Engineer - Engine Programmes - 22863

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Whitley
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 03/09/2012
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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:
Position Description:
The development engineer is responsible for delivery of the relevant DV activity for engine programmes to support engineering sign-off. They will lead specific development / durability activities, feeding the results back to the relevant customers ensuring these are delivered on time. They also support planning activity for future programmes.

Skills Required:
- The candidate should have first hand experience of engine testing combined with a strong working knowledge of engines and their associated systems.
- They need to be self driven, able to work alone or as part of a team, and have an understanding of Product Development processes, GPDS principles, instrumentation and test facilities.

Skills Preferred:
- Good analytical skills & PC skills Excel, Word and Project 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.

Experience Required:
- Experience of engine testing either on dynomometers or in vehicle.
- Demonstrate the ability to lead the resolution of technical, business and process issues within a team environment.
- Good communication, interpersonal skills and self confidence are personal qualities needed to succeed, being self motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision.

Experience Preferred:
- Previous experience of Engine and Powertrain systems are considered desirable.
- A knowledge of vehicle systems would be beneficial.

Education Required:
- Educated to degree level in a suitable engineering discipline, or suitable previous experience.
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