Calibration Engineer

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Calibration Engineer

We have an opportunity within a leading automotive client, based out of their Warwickshire head office. As Calibration Engineer we feel this opportunity would be a great move for someone already within the Automotive Industry and will allow you to work in a forward-thinking and market leading business.

Job Description

Division: Power/Train
Location: 10 - Whitley(WHIT)
Job Type: Contract 45 Weeks

You may also be known as: Calibration Engineer

We have an opportunity within a leading automotive client, based out of their Warwickshire head office. As Calibration Engineer we feel this opportunity would be a great move for someone already within the Automotive Industry and will allow you to work in a forward-thinking and market leading business.

Position Description:
We are looking for a dynamic and proactive engine engineer to join the growing base engine development and design validation (DV) team to work on the new wave of high performance (Ingenium) gasoline and diesel engine programmes (including hybrid variants) which replace the current V6 and V8 production engines in Vehicle and SVO product lines. The DV team is responsible for mechanical development, performance & functional verification of and durability sign off of state of the art, prototype engines designed from the ground up by us, as part of the base engine design verification plan (DVP). The role is critical to ensure the success of the current programmes by delivering high quality testing, development activity and issue resolution, and as such requires project management skills, a solid technical background in engine development and/or calibration, excellent communication skills and a proven track record in delivery.

Skills Required:
1) Must be able to plan and execute engine dyno based engine tests (requires detailed understanding of engine and test technology).
2) Data analysis skills - Must be able to assess and process test data in order to validate test, solve complex issues and able to compose high quality technical reports and data presentations.
3) Excellent communication skills are essential, must be fluent in English, and capable of clear and concise written and verbal communication using technical language to ensure clear and efficient communications between all stakeholders.

Experience Required:
Must have good working knowledge of IC engine components and systems. Must have experience within engine product development or research environment. Must have experience of dyno/rig-based testing of engines and/or components. Must have higher education in related engineering discipline and can demonstrate effective application of first principles. Must hold full & valid driving licence for UK and European use and can demonstrate driving skills that meet the company standard to enable use of high performance company vehicles (including prototypes and test fleet). Fluent in English and can communicate effectively verbally & written.

Experience Preferred:
Preferably degree qualified in Mechanical, Electrical or Automotive Engineering. Experience with calibration and control systems Experience with gasoline and diesel IC engines Experience with hybrid powertrain technology (MHEV/PHEV). Previous experience of problem solving and quality tools (8D, Ishikawa, and IS/IS NOT etc.) Experience of working with engineering/test suppliers in both the UK and Europe

Additional Information :
Must have flexibility and willingness to travel and work between sites and external test facilities is essential, both around the UK and Europe as and when required. Flexibility and willingness to work flexible hours, including but not limited to extended weekly working hours and weekend work where required.

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Key Consultant

Jamie Appleby

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I specialise in contract recruitment within the vehicle technologies and automotive industry. I have a broad experience working with automotive OEMs and UK-based consultancies. Recruiting various roles within design, studio, quality and costing; from technician level through to management.