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Powertrain Calibration/System Performance Engineer

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Powertrain Calibration/System Performance Engineer

Posted 24 June 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Discipline Connected Car Systems
Contact NameDanielle White

Job description

Position Title: Powertrain Calibration/System Performance Engineer

Sector: Electronics & Connected Car Systems

Duration: Permanent

Location: Coventry

Salary: Competitive + car scheme, Flexi time, Pension

An opportunity has developed to work with a World Class engineering powertrain consultancy, delivering robust projects and technical services for major clients across multiple sectors. Our Client has a number of exciting opportunities for Calibration/System Performance Engineers to work in the NRMM and related industries.

Job Description

Develop and manage powertrain calibrations using client &/or Client toolsets & processes

Define, generate & manage engine test plans

Planning, execution and analysis of engine & system simulation activities

System performance assessment, including trade-offs and data analysis

Data review and root cause analysis (RCA) to identify powertrain system issues & develop solutions for resolution


2:1 or above Bachelors or Master's degree in a relevant topic

Excellent understanding of diesel internal combustion engine operation and performance

Knowledge of ancillary systems (air path, exhaust after treatment technologies, control, etc)

Understanding of vehicle architecture & control systems

Experience or knowledge of vehicle emissions requirements

Good knowledge of simulation systems, particularly MatLab SIMULINK


EV Lease Scheme (Salary Sacrifice)

Flexi-time (applies to most roles)

Private Medical Insurance and Health Cash Plan

Cycle to Work Scheme

22 days holiday per year (increases by 1 day annually up to the max. of 28 days)

Special occasion leave (eligibility after probation, subject to conditions)

Pension scheme

Life Assurance and Income Protection Insurance

One paid professional membership annually

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