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Powertrain Engineer - Motorsport

Powertrain Engineer - Motorsport

Job Title: Powertrain Engineer - Motorsport
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Milton Keynes
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Reference: NG-4510-1
Contact Name: Nick Green
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 01, 2018 14:09

Job Description

Honda F1 are seeking an enthusiastic, degree-educated Powertrain Engineer to join their growing team at their purpose build facility in Milton Keynes. The primary requirement of the role is to support the Lead Engineer in implementation and operation of the PU tests on Dyno. 
Manage the Dyno test schedule in terms of chassis related preparation 
Prepare ECU data for the PU and gearbox before the tests
Prepare the updated control specification
Operate the test operation tool (System Monitor etc)
Analyse the test data using Atlas and optimise the ECU data
Manage the test parts and equipment (mileage, damage, etc)
Report faults and daily test results to relevant persons/teams by recording in specific tool 
Any other reasonable tasks as required by the company (this may include the trackside and mission control room activity).
Degree level education in the relevant engineering subject  
Power Unit development experience 
Knowledge of motorsport Power Units (e.g. Direct Injection, Turbo Engine, MGU, ES)
Ability to analyse data from Power Unit reliability and performance aspect
Exposure/knowledge of ERS Power Unit Energy Management
Previous experience of Dyno testing including chassis, gearbox etc. 
Motorsport Track-side experience 
Excellent document presentational skills
Familiar with analysis tools such as ATLAS, System Monitor
An adept communicator, able to build good relationships across all cultures both internally and externally
Fluency in spoken & written English is essential. Competence in Japanese or another European language is desirable 
PC literate
Competence to drive in the UK
Travel within the UK and internationally may be required as part of this role.