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Diesel Engine Performance Development - 47942

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Dunton
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/09/2016
  • Duration: 5 months
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The Company:
Our Client is a large Automotive and Commercial Vehicle OEM, with a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering on a contract basis. These opportunities are typically based in their research and development facility located in Dunton which is the largest automotive technical centre in the United Kingdom.

The Role:
Diesel Engine Performance Development Engineer

- Support the development of Engine Performance & Economy (P&E) targets for a specific engine family covering multiple vehicle applications.
- Undertake Dyno based hardware development activities to efficiently deliver engine attributes; both performance and cost.
- Management of daily dyno plan for hardware development.
- Issue technical reports & program status documentation for all hardware evaluation and key program decisions.
- Support Technical reviews at key gateways, where requested as per relevant program or PT Timing Plan.
- Release of calibrations for other rig users & plants.
- Troubleshooting support for other rig users and Engine DV/PV as needed.
- Liaison with hardware suppliers/plant/calibration teams as needed.

Skills Required:

- Knowledge of diesel combustion system, ability to evaluate and analyse key attributes and calibrate/ optimise engine hardware accordingly.
- Understanding of Legal emissions standards and how they cascade to a set of engine level attribute targets.
- Experience of Diesel engine test-bed work; Steady state and dynamic and cold facility running.
- Proven track record in delivering projects on time and with quality.
- Program management skills.

Skills Preferred:

- Working knowledge of calibration and testing tools - ATI, AVL Puma, MBC Toolbox and Concerto preferred.
- Experience of Matlab would also be useful.

Experience Required:

- Dyno-based Diesel engine hardware development.
- Experience of development of Diesel performance related hardware; Turbochargers, EGR systems, FIE, Combustion systems and the sensitivity of those components to engine performance.

Education Required:

- Minimum of 2:2 degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics or Statistics
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