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Principal Calibration Engineer -Automotive / Engine / Hybrid Powertrain

Principal Calibration Engineer -Automotive / Engine / Hybrid Powertrain

Job Title: Principal Calibration Engineer -Automotive / Engine / Hybrid Powertrain
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northampton
Industry:
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: NGR-4064-1
Contact Name: Nick Green
Contact Email: nickgr@gerrellandhard.co.uk
Job Published: July 31, 2018 10:28

Job Description

Our Automotive client specialises in the design, development and manufacture of internal combustion engines and hybrid powertrain systems. We are currently looking to recruit a Principal Calibration Engineer to lead, plan and supervise engine Calibration programs. This is an excellent opportunity if you are currently working at Senior level, and are looking to take the next step in your career. As well being involved in technical work, you will also develop commercial quotations and conduct business development activities when required.
 
Key skills; 
 
- To lead, plan and supervise engine Calibration programs
- To conduct detailed analysis of test results
- To prepare technical reports, presentations and papers
- To supervise project teams either individually or work under the direction of a project manager
- To liaise with customers and program suppliers
- To contribute to technical capability of the thermodynamic department
- To develop commercial quotations, and conduct business development activities when required
- To have line management responsibilities for up to 2 engineers
 
- Qualifications / Skills & experience; 
 
- An Engineering Degree or HND
- Professional qualifications as appropriate
- Experience in both gasoline and diesel fuels desirable (and/or alternative fuels)
- Considerable relevant experience in the field of automotive calibration development
- Experienced in MS Office, combustion measurement systems, Concerto and Matlab
- Ability to work on own and as part of a team
- Confidence to communicate effectively at all levels