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Posted: 67 days ago   Expired

Principal Performance Development Engineer

Salary: £55

Location: West Midlands

Job type: Contract

Category: West Midlands

Key Responsibilities To deliver performance systems activities: Capture functional and performance requirements, validating requirements using literature research, market surveys and benchmarking Develop system & component specifications Develop system architectures Support project design team in providing guidance for integration, component details, supplier evaluation and liaison etc. Develop and execute system performance validation simulation and test plans Steer and guide simulation execution Lead customer interaction on all performance systems related activitiesRequired Qualifications and Experience The successful applicant will have a sound Engineering background with experience of successfully delivering Systems Integration projects. Essential Degree in an Engineering or relevant Science-based discipline with technical background in powerpack systems design and development experience in either Thermal and electrical powerpack systems performance, emissions and fuel/energy consumption A system engineering role An attribute engineering role Knowledge of requirements management, targets definition and specifications Knowledge of thermodynamics, energy flows and efficiency chains Knowledge of emissions and mitigation measuresExperienced in developing test plans and test execution & data analysis for both vehicle and engine/powerpack Methodical approach to issue investigation and resolution Knowledge of powerpack calibration tools and software Literate in IT systems (Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)Desirable Knowledge of thermal energy transformation systems and their alternatives Good knowledge of automotive legislation requirements Experience in managing project budgets, resource and delivery Understanding of commercial business factorsPersonal Attributes Ability to lead a multi-disciplined team Robust character with strong self-drive and motivation Organised and rigorous with personal target of high quality delivery Ability to work autonomously under pressure and manage own workload to ensure program milestones are met on-time Proven ability for supervision of less experienced engineers Proficient in English (written and spoken) for project and technical communication


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