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Engineer - PEMS

Recruiter
Location
Bedford
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
05 May 2017
Closes
02 Jun 2017
Ref
EMP389737
Contact
Natalie Clarke
Sector
Automotive
Discipline
Mechanical
Function
Mechanical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
In this role you will be responsible for all aspects of emission and fuel consumption testing from an engineering perspective. This will include, liaising with the client, working with the technicians to deliver the project, overseeing the vehicle preparation, equipment installation, testing, and then formulating and validating test results into data packs and test reports.

Role Responsibilities

* Engineering PEMS testing projects for a wide variety of customers.
* Performing a variety of tests on tracks, public roads and on chassis dynamometers driving to various cycles.
* Working with other engineers to design test and timing plans.
* To liaise with the client to ensure the project is delivered to their expectations.
* Liaise with Powertrain technicians to ensure they know what they are doing and why to allow them to perform the testing.
* Collating test results from various logging equipment and validating for approval.
* To be conversant with the appropriate testing Regulations and look for improvements and manage change appropriately.
* Developing improved systems of work and data handling and manipulation.
* Some working off site, staying overnight in UK and Europe.Qualifications
* Automotive Engineering Degree

Experience

* A good understanding of vehicle Powertrains
* Experience in Powertrain vehicle testing and development
* Relevant experience of vehicle emissions and fuel economy testing on chassis dynamometer or with PEMS
* Relevant experience of testing vehicles for impacts on emissions and fuel economy
* Experience of emissions Regulations

Skills

* Experience of chassis dynamometer or PEMS emissions and fuel economy testing
* Good project management
* Good problem solving ability
* Analysing and compiling technical data
* Knowledge of engine, exhaust after-treatment and emissions
* Liaising with customers and building relationships
* The ability to work from and create procedures
* Knowledge of office based programmes. Any CAN, data logging, ETAS INCA experience is beneficial

Personal Behaviours

* Good communicator
* Flexible approach to work
* Adheres to all health and safety requirements
* Customer focused
* Detail and quality focused
* Comfortable working in teams and individually
* Be conscientious, reliable and punctual

Other

* Flexibility to travel as and when required
* Full UK driving license
* SC clearance or ability to achieve this
* Willing to undergo a Criminal Records Bureau check

Other information

* Working Environment: Office/Workshop/Lab/Track
* Travel Required: Travel as required within the UK and mainland Europe

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