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Development Engineer

We have an opportunity within a leading automotive client, based out of their Warwickshire head office. As Development 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: 18 - Gaydon(LRGAYD)
Contract: 43 Weeks

You may also be known as: Development Engineer

We have an opportunity within a leading automotive client, based out of their Warwickshire head office. As Development 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:

Performance, Economy & Driveability Development Engineer A Performance, Economy and Driveability (PED) Development Engineer is responsible for conducting development activities in support of the PED attribute delivery across a number of vehicle lines and derivatives. This comprises of desktop simulation and also physical testing, post test data analysis and report writing. In addition, the role incorporates the development of standards and requirements related to Performance Economy & Driveability. Reporting Structure: The PED Development Engineer reports directly into the Architecture PED PAT Group Leader. Key Responsibilities: - Conduct or support vehicle level objective benchmark testing on and competitor vehicles for performance, performance feel and driveability in direct support of their aligned Architecture or Attribute. - Process and analyse measured test data and publish recommendations based on the findings - Support the generation of presentations, evidence data and related gateway submission packs and maintain key departmental reporting documentation as required - Liaise with key interfacing departments (e.g. Vehicle Engineering, PED CAE team, EMS calibration, Base Engines, Trans' Calibration, APC, etc) as required to report status, request CAE or test work, verify sub-system level status, etc. - Provide input to continual capability improvements to with respect to PED related tools and processes.

Skills Required:
1) Working knowledge of Fuel Economy/CO2 and Acceleration Performance Feel & Driveability.
2) Experience in vehicle instrumentation and physical test.
3) Experience in data processing, manipulation and graphical presentation

Experience Required:
Engineering background (Degree or equivalent) - Experience in data processing, manipulation and graphical presentation, with a willingness to develop these skills - Demonstrate a high level of motivation, initiative and resourcefulness in overcoming problems - Good communication, presentation and interpersonal skills - Ability to work within a team and network effectively across a wide number of departments - Solid knowledge of product delivery process, including attribute target setting and sign off requirements"

Experience Preferred:
Experience in a similar role with another OEM - Some knowledge of Electrified vehicle performance (BEV, PHEV, MHEV).

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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.