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Diesel Performance Engineer - 41775

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Dunton
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/09/2014
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The Role:
Senior Diesel Engine Performance Development Engineer

* Plan and lead the development of Engine Performance & Economy (P&E) targets for a specific engine family covering multiple vehicle applications.
* Lead 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.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* 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).
* 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.

** Full valid UK Driving License required for duration of contract **

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Working knowledge of calibration and testing tools - ATI, AVL Puma, MBC Toolbox and Concerto preferred
* Minimum of 2:2 degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics or Statistics
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