Senior Performance & Economy Engineer

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05 May 2017
02 Jun 2017
Natalie Clarke
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Performance & Economy Engineer to join the Powertrain department at a leading automotive testing, design and engineering company. You will be responsible for customer liaison and the running of engine test programs with high levels of efficiency. The Senior P&E Engineer is responsible for data analysis and the generation of test reports that are tailored to specific customer requirements.

Role Responsibilities

* Ensure all H&S and quality procedures have been adhered to
* Generate engine installation packs and schematics for accurate test bed setups
* Identify engine faults and lead effective solutions
* Processing and validation of engine test data to a high standard
* Analysing and presenting data and results to customers and peers
* Provide technical support to customers and business development
* Track project efficiency and maintain project related invoicing
* Deliver ‘Performance & Economy’ development projects for a variety of customers
* Work well within a team environment
* Develop initiatives to reduce waste and optimise efficiency
* Develop best working practises and provide training to others


* Automotive/Mechanical Engineering Degree or HND plus relevant experience


* Experience in an automotive engineering discipline, preferably having worked with engine development testing techniques and methodology
* Strong understanding of gasoline and diesel engine mechanical fundamentals
* A strong background in the use of engine test cell equipment and software, including emissions measurement, combustion analysis and calibration tools
* Proven exposure to gasoline and diesel ECM controls


* Project Management
* Organised with good communication skills
* High level of technical competence with a methodical approach
* Understanding of complex engines, testing techniques and associated equipment and tools
* Skills in electronic, electrical and mechanical engine diagnostics
* Strong IT skills especially MS Excel
* Good understanding of H&S practices

Personal Behaviours

* Time management and organisation
* Good communication skills
* Professional attitude with a forward-thinking mindset
* Ability to work under pressure
* Excellent attention to detail with a “right first time” attitude
* Self-motivated


* AVL PUMA experience
* Horiba STARS experience
* Concerto experience
* Inca experience
* Indicom experience
* Full UK driving licence

Other information

Working Environment: Office/Lab

Travel Required: Travel as required within the UK and mainland Europe

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