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Senior Powertrain Engineer - 36608

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: London and South East
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 14/07/2011
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Job Title: Senior Powertrain Engineer - 36608
Job Location: London and South East
Rate/Salary: Negotiable
Duration: 9 Months
Residency: UK

The Company:
We are currently looking for a Senior Powertrain Engineer for one of our automotive clients in Essex.

The Role:
Provide a technical leadership and implementation role for Diesel direct injection technologies. Ability to generate and present program status to powertrain project management teams, powertrain control systems teams, base engine design and feature technical specialists. Provide the powertrain systems integration including system attribute trade off and management. Experience in the following: Definition of minimap points and target setting applying powerpack principles. Engine hardware selection. Engine mapping optimisation through use of DOE's. Full load development Dyno based altitude and temperature corrections. Vehicle emissions development and sign off through use of emissions lab and powertrain cells. Combustion noise development and sign off with vehicle teams. Robustness testing and sign off (dyno and vehicle) Homologation (Power and smoke, emissions)

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Proven track record of delivering a Diesel direct injection development program. Proven track record of management of development projects in an engineering environment. Understanding and practical knowledge of quality tools (e.g. Six Sigma and DOE). Working knowledge of MATLAB, Simulink and other CAE tools. Detailed knowledge of diesel control systems ideally Bosch or Siemens, but other EMS would be considered. Detailed knowledge of Diesel Engine combustion systems. Knowledge of project management tools and techniques. Ability to motivate, influence, and manage people effectively. Works well under pressure and capable of working with minimal supervision. Well developed interpersonal, organisational, facilitation, and communication skills. Ability to interact with a varying set of customers both internal and external. Ability to support climate development trips within Europe, North America, China and South East Asia. Must have UK Drivers Licence and be able to travel in Western Europe

About Fircroft:
Fircroft is a leading provider of technical recruitment solutions to a number of specialist industries, active in over 30 countries worldwide. Our key sectors include: Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals & Process, Automotive & Aerospace, Nuclear & Power, Mining & Minerals and General Engineering.

For further information or to discuss any opportunities, please contact Darren Robinson at Fircroft on +44 1925 25 3500
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