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Research Engine Design Engineer - Peterborough up to £38 Ltd

Job reference:
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
£25.00 - £38.00 per hour
Job type:
Off Highway

This vacancy has now expired.

This role is within the European Division of the Energy and Transportation Technologies Research Group based at our Peterborough Facility. This team is responsible for developing novel engineering solutions and processes working collaboratively with European Universities, internal and industrial partners as well as with our US based sister team. The team leads the powertrain research strategy and delivery within Europe.

This position is part of a team of engineers responsible for the development of engine/powertrain products and processes. The engines are used in machine, industrial, marine and electric power applications.

The candidate will serve as an experienced, individual contributor for European Engine Research projects. Specific assignments are complex in nature and depending on experience the individual may have the opportunity to lead entire projects or significant work packages. You will provide technical leadership in your specialist field(s), demonstrating your extensive understanding of complex engineering concepts and technology applications. 

Experience required:

  • Requires 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 design and configuration.
  • 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
  • Expert user of Creo (Pro/e) for modelling and detailing;
  • Experience of working with PLM tools for developing large assemblies of engines or whole machine design (eg Teamcenter Visualization Mockup)
  • Proficient in detailed component design;
  • Independently collaborate with peers, suppliers, and process partners. (ie supply chain, logistics, purchasing, other engineering teams, etc) on a worldwide basis;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of manufacturability considerations for engineering changes and releases and demonstrated examples of correct application of same;
  • Ability to take the lead in technical discussions, to specify component requirements and to understand the interactions which influence engine performance.

If you are interested in this contract role please APPLY NOW or email Kerry Duggan at