Principal Development Engineer

Recruiter
Location
Northampton
Salary
Flextime, Car, Pen, Health, Hol
Posted
06 Jun 2017
Closes
02 Jul 2017
Ref
172
Contact
MAHLE Powertrain Limited
Discipline
Mechanical, Testing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Purpose of Job

To lead automotive engine development programs.

Duties

To lead, plan and supervise engine development programs

To conduct detailed analysis of test results

To prepare technical reports, presentations and papers

To supervise project teams either individually to 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

An Engineering Degree or HND

Professional qualifications as appropriate

Skills and Experience

Experience in both gasoline and diesel fuels desirable (and/or alternative fuels)

Considerable relevant experience in the field of automotive development engineering

Experienced in MS Office, combustion measurement systems, Concerto and Matlab

Competencies

Ability to work on own and as part of a team

Confidence to communicate effectively at all levels

Self-motivated with the drive to complete tasks in a timely manner with appropriate attention to detail

Ability to work well under pressure and to strict time constraints

Flexibility with working hours and willingness to travel to customer sites