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  • Job reference: RMS0159430

Specialist Engineer - Powertrain - 28983

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands - Other
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/08/2015
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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:
A research Engineer responsible for the identification and development of new thermal system technologies. The Engineer will be responsible for monitoring future thermal system technologies developing and leading new thermal system research projects in conjunction with the cooling and base engine teams and identifying suitable external partners to assist in completing this work. The successful applicant will join a growing team of motivated and enthusiastic powertrain systems research Engineers.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Highly motivated with excellent team working skills and able to deliver with minimum supervision. Good understanding of vehicle thermal system technology (heat dissipation, thermal control & hydraulic), design considerations and manufacturing / process requirements. Matlab Simulink experience. Understanding of thermal systems Engineering requirements. Ability to screen new technologies and innovatively apply them to automotive powertrain applications.
Experience of the specification and design of automotive cooling systems.
Experience of vehicle attribute requirements - Delivery of complex technology projects, including planning / timing / budget.
Educated to degree level in Automotive, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or related discipline.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Proven relevant experimental capability (cooling system and/or vehicle test) - Thermal system analysis experience e.g.: Flow master / GT Suite.
Educated to higher degree level in Automotive Engineering or a related discipline.

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