Diesel Engine Development Engineer

Contechs Consulting Limited
£23.00 p/h ltd co.
19 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Our high profile client in the automotive industry is currently looking to recruit a 'Diesel Engine Development Engineer' to work at their busy site in Dunton, Essex.

Position Description:

- Undertake Dyno based hardware development activities to deliver engine attributes, performance & cost.
- Support development of Performance & Economy targets for a specific engine family covering multiple vehicle applications.
- 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 as per relevant program or PT Timing Plan.
- Release of calibrations and troubleshooting support for other rig users & engine DV/PV plants as needed.
- Liaison with hardware suppliers/plant/calibration teams as required.

Skills Required:

- Knowledge of diesel combustion system, ability to evaluate and analyse key attributes and calibrate/ optimise engine hardware accordingly.
- Experience of Diesel engine test-bed work
- Steady state and dynamic and cold facility running.
- Understanding of Legal emissions standards and how they cascade to a set of engine level attribute targets.
- 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

*Please note: Due to the high level of applicants, only successful candidates will be contacted

*All candidates must be eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship or restriction