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Performance Development Engineer - Peterborough - Up to £36.00

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Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
£20 - £36 per hour
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A Performance Development Engineer opportunity has become available for one of the world's leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. The role is an initial 12 month contract offering up to £36.00 per hour LTD.

This position is part of a team of engineers responsible for the development of engine/powertrain products and processes. These powertrains are used in machine, industrial, marine and electric power applications. The team leads the powertrain research strategy and delivery for the UK and Europe.

In this role you will apply coordinate and lead testing of hybrid powersystems. Understanding the desired outcomes, specifying the test programme, ensuring mechanical and electrical hardware and software is appropriate and available, analysing the results and comparing to simulation.

As such you will be expected to work closely with internal and external customers in the mechanical and performance development groups and present engineering decisions at design and project reviews. You will provide technical leadership in your specialist field(s) and mentor less experienced engineers. The candidate must demonstrate the ability to develop and manage projects to plan.

To apply for this position you should have some of the following:

  • A good accredited engineering degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent and excellent analytical skills.
  • Incumbents must have industrial experience in vehicle and/or machine performance calibration, understanding how hybrid powertrains interact within vehicle systems.
  • Detailed diesel engines and/or powertrain knowledge would be advantageous.
  • The candidate must have strong technical skills and the ability to communicate technical information effectively.

Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship.