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Jeff Lane

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Jeff specialises in sourcing product engineering professionals for the automotive, motorsport and off highway industries covering design, CAD, development, electrical, electronic, controls, software and project management.

Having studied a B.Eng in Automotive Design, he developed his career in product design, project engineering and engineering design. He now possesses an in-depth understanding of the skills, experience and personal attributes required for specialist roles and knowledge of the wider market.

Jeff delivers an exemplary service to both candidates and clients. His consultative and partnership approach allows him to form long-term, productive relationships.

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Principal Chassis Design Engineer - Suspension

Principal Chassis Design Engineer - Suspension - Electric Vehicle - Coventry - £45k - £90k DOE Searching for an automotive job with the opportunity to work on a highly innovative EV programme? The chance to work from blank page concept to basis of design? This is an exceptional opportunity for automotive engineers to actualise designs, challenge their skills and push the boundaries of conceptual vehicle design within a leading company renowned for their expertise in automotive research & development. What you will do As Principal Chassis Design Engineer - Suspension; Define the chassis/body strategy and architecture of the product Provide technical leadership of chassis design and development - suspension systems To translate project deliverables into a successful plan of work through the management of the team, to deliver within the project budget and timescale. Ensure design for manufacture to support cost effective production Works seamlessly across the teams to ensure a collaborative approach is applied to the delivery of the project(s) Take the lead in design reviews with management and executive team as required Ensure that safety and approvals product consideration are embedded in the product design What you will need As Principal Chassis Design Engineer - Suspension; Degree or equivalent in relative engineering subject Detailed knowledge and understanding of the requirement for the development of chassis structures, suspension systems and components Successful track record of robust delivery of chassis assemblies Strong leadership with the ability to influence and motivate others to achieve outstanding results Able to operate at a strategic level whilst able to resolve more detailed / technical issues as required Ability to demonstrate an innovative approach in to the body/chassis product design Ability to work independently as well as part of a team, managing own workload and that of the team What you will get As Principal Chassis Design Engineer - Suspension; Experience of working on a highly innovative project from concept stage. Ongoing training and development. The chance to work in excellent facilities. Career advancement. Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Principal Suspension Design Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

HMI and UI Specialist- cockpit systems

HMI and UI Specialist- Infotainment and cockpit systems - Coventry - Salary DOE - Competitive This is a great opportunity for an experienced HMI and UI Specialist to join this ambitious automotive manufacturer based in the West Midlands. In this role you will be working alongside current infotainment team members to deliver the next generation of Infotainment and HMI systems. Key activities of this HMI and UI Specialist job: Define technical requirements for all aspects of HMI and User Interface Develop cockpit HMI user experience for fully reconfigurable cluster and Infotainment Integration of Infotainment Systems with other cockpit systems including, Cluster, Climate Control, Body Control etc. HMI business logic development Wire framing, UI flow, HMI tree structures and tool chain management for design and development using various commercial and open source HMI tools Development of smart phone application for Android and iOS Understand and investigate HMI trends HMI benchmarking Development of HMI and Infotainment roadmaps and strategies. To include but not limited to, Connected Services, Gesture, Display and Camera technology development Candidate requirements for this HMI and User Interface role: Relevant industry experience within OEM or Tier 1 supplier Experience in infotainment and connectivity systems Sound understanding of overall cockpit systems, Infotainment, Cluster, Climate etc Good hands on experience of HMI and user interface design, testing and validation for user experience Knowledge of Connected Car Trends What the successful HMI and User Interface Specialist can expect in return: An excellent salary, car allowance and benefits package The opportunity to work on cutting edge infotainment and connectivity system development Career development

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Senior Transmission Engineer

Transmission Design Engineer/Senior Engineer - Nottingham- £up to £60k DOE - Permanent This is a great opportunity for an ambitious Transmission Design Engineer to work for an engineering consultancy specialising in the design, development and control of transmission systems and future drivelines. As Transmission Design Engineer you will work as part of the rapidly expanding Engineering Services and design team, undertaking highly technical design and analysis work on a range of transmission from the automotive industry. What you will do As Transmission Design Engineer/Senior Design Engineer; Design aspects of the transmission from shafts to synchromesh Create technical drawings and CAD drawings Provide technical input to other members of the project team Conduct analysis of designs using MASTA and ANSYS Utilisation of engineering knowledge and a variety of CAE methods to design and develop new mechanical transmission and driveline systems for various industries. Transmission system and component analysis and optimisation using a variety of CAE methods. What you will need As Transmission Design Engineer/Senior Design Engineer; Degree educated in a relevant discipline. Relevant industry experience with transmission and/or driveline systems Specialist knowledge with any of the following topics would be beneficial; Gear design and analysis, Bearings, Casing/Housing design, Engineering component/system design or analysis, NVH, Transmission Efficiency Experience working with any of the following software packages would be beneficial: MASTA, ANSYS, SpaceClaim, SolidWorks, MATLAB, NASTRAN, ABAQUS What you will get As Transmission Design Engineer/Senior Design Engineer; * A very competitive salary & benefits including annual bonus * Career progression within a rapidly growing consultancy * The opportunity to work on a range of challenging projects with OEM's and Tier1 suppliers Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Transmission Design Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Lead Engineer - Craftmanship/Integration

Lead Engineer - Integration/Craftmanship - Permanent - Warwick - £Salary DOE & Excellent Benefits This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Craftmanship/Integration Engineer to join a small but complete vehicle manufacturer. The Lead Craftmanship/Integration Engineer will lead the generation and development of the Integration / PQ / Craftsmanship activities and lead complete vehicle Integration / PQ / craftsmanship activities. The Lead Craftmanship/Integration Engineer will be part of a Vehicle Concept Group developing the engineering content for the vehicle zones including Exterior Trim, Interior Trim, Closures & Mechanisms and Upper body. What You Will Do: As Lead Craftmanship/Integration Engineer Mentorship of engineering team in understanding and applying designs and engineering execution which achieves targets. Lead digital reviews and sign-off events for Integration, Perceived Quality & Craftsmanship related activities. Development of Product Attribute Targets based upon the Product Attribute PALS positioning for Craftsmanship / PQ Lead and represent group at Build Events. Lead vehicle auditing activities. Ensure CQT delivery of verification builds using master body. Lead the craftsmanship deliverables through to development / engineering signoff of the vehicle. Benchmarking of competitor vehicles & reporting findings. Lead Optical Quality & Perceived Quality development & assessment activities. What You Will Need: As Lead Craftmanship/Integration Engineer Relevant industry experience in automotive design, being a Catia V5 user Proficient knowledge of Craftsmanship (Tools & Techniques). Knowledge/experience within vehicle packaging, systems integration/quality Good understanding of engineering principles Whole vehicle development experience Experience of leading team & project deliverables What You Will Get: As Lead Craftmanship/Integration Engineer *An excellent salary and benefits package *The chance to work in brand new facilities. *Involvement in a range of highly innovative programmes Suitably qualified and experienced Craftmanship/Integration Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter TMETC

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Lead Engineer Aerodynamics

Lead Engineer - Aerodynamics - Permanent - Warwick - £Salary DOE This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Aerodynamic Engineer to join a small but complete vehicle manufacturer within the aerodynamics team. The Lead Engineer, Aerodynamics will provide technical leadership and oversee the application of simulation and development tools to define aerodynamic targets, to evaluate the aerodynamic performance of vehicle concepts and to identify design solutions. What You Will Do: As Lead Engineer - Aerodynamics Management and development of client's aerodynamics capability Leadership and coordination of aerodynamics team activities Develop and implement strategy for delivery of aerodynamics within client Leadership of vehicle programme aerodynamics attribute delivery Lead and undertake continuous improvements for vehicle aerodynamics simulation, test and development Provide input to aerodynamics team through knowledge share, process and capability development and training. Support and liaise with customers and suppliers as applicable to project requirements What You Will Need: As Lead Engineer - Aerodynamics *Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree qualification *Proven industry experience within automotive aerodynamics *Utilisation & application of CFD software (Ideally OpenFOAM/Fluent) *Experience in interpretation of simulation/test/development *Experience of leading project activities & ability to manage multiple tasks What You Will Get: As Lead Engineer - Aerodynamics *An excellent salary and benefits package at either Principal or Lead Engineer (dependent on experience). *Ongoing training and development. *The chance to work in brand new facilities. *Career advancement. Suitably qualified and experienced Aerodynamic Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter TMETC

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Thermal Systems Engineer

Thermal Engineer - Permanent - Nuneaton - £Competitive Salary DOE I am seeking a Thermal Engineer for a world-leader in advanced engineering, research and product testing. This is a permanent position based in Nuneaton, Warwickshire and is offering a competitive salary What You Will Do: As Thermal Engineer; The Thermal Engineer will assume a central engineering role in highly varied vehicle thermal management project activities. He/She will be responsible for the conception, design and development of thermal systems whilst applying 1-D simulation techniques. They will conduct and oversee test development work at component, sub-system and whole-vehicle levels. What You Will Need: As Thermal Engineer; Essential experience for this role would include: Typically 5 years in automotive thermal management Modelling and Simulation (1-D) using an industry-standard software, preferably GT-Suite Strong thermodynamics background Good knowledge of thermal management in passenger vehicles Desirable experience for this role would include: Vehicle climatic testing Thermal system testing Knowledge of Thermal Comfort and Climate Control Thermal Management of hybrid and electric vehicles Battery Thermal Management Systems Underbonnet Thermal Management What You Will Get: As Thermal Engineer; Employment with this centre of excellence in vehicle engineering, design, test and development An excellent salary depending on experience Career progression Work on a range of innovative programmes Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Thermal Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Principal Engineer Vehicle Packaging/Integration

Principal Engineer Vehicle Packaging - Electric Vehicle - Coventry - £45k - £70k DOE Searching for an automotive job with the opportunity to work on a highly innovative EV programme? The chance to work from blank page concept to basis of design? This is an exceptional opportunity for automotive engineers to actualise designs, challenge their skills and push the boundaries of conceptual vehicle design within a leading company renowned for their expertise in automotive research & development. What you will do As Principal Engineer Vehicle Packaging; To provide broad ranging Technical Leadership for the successful and timely delivery of outputs from the project in the field of vehicle design, build and integration To develop and monitor achievement of overall technical broad targets integrating design, CAE, development, legal and performance criteria. Managing the strip and benchmarking of competitor vehicles & managing, planning and leading subjective and objective vehicle tests Providing practical guidance to design teams, managing procurement and build of prototype vehicles managing development testing of prototype vehicles To ensure DVP testing validates compliance with technical and legal targets What you will need As Principal Engineer Vehicle Packaging; Degree or equivalent in an engineering / scientific discipline Significant industrial experience in the delivery of automotive development projects The ability to provide technical leadership to a multi-disciplinary team of engineers Technical and personal credibility, working effectively with cross functional teams and other business functions Experience in the build of prototype vehicles from clean concept and/or running mules Experience of creation and maintenance of CAD models of vehicle package zones or systems Ability to work independently as well as part of a team, managing own workload and that of the team What you will get As Principal Engineer Vehicle Packaging Experience of working on a highly innovative project from concept stage. Ongoing training and development. The chance to work in excellent facilities. Career advancement. Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Principal Vehicle Packaging Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Chief Engineer - Electric Vehicle

Chief Engineer - Electric Vehicle - Coventry - £70k - £95k DOE Searching for an automotive product development job with the opportunity to work on a highly innovative EV programme? The chance to work from blank page concept to basis of design? This is an exceptional opportunity for automotive engineers to actualise designs, challenge their skills and push the boundaries of conceptual vehicle design within a leading company renowned for their expertise in automotive research & development. What you will do As Chief Engineer; To define the technical content of the project demonstrators to align with the client's future strategy. To provide overall technical leadership of all individual projects by working pro-actively with the partners and senior management to deliver technical objectives to time and to budget. To liaise with technical management to define / agree technical content required for each project. To ensure rapid resolution of any technical or contractual issues. To provide the Project Steering Group with appropriate information in line with governance requirements and timely reports on the progress of the project. To create an effective Central Project Team in support of the project objectives. To identify and manage issues of confidentiality and Intellectual Property protection as necessary. To line manage the Lead Engineers and any other staff who may be appointed, and to oversee any bought in services. What you will need As Chief Engineer; Educated to degree level or equivalent in a business or technical subject. Extensive demonstrable senior management experience in the automotive industry. Experience and a successful track record of project management over large scale projects. Significant experience in a technical role in automotive development. Strong interpersonal skills together with the ability to persuade and influence. High level of self-motivation with ability to plan and deliver goals to deadlines. Strong leadership skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills. What you will get As Chief Engineer; Experience of working on a highly innovative project from concept stage. Ongoing training and development. The chance to work in excellent facilities. Career advancement. Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Chief Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Senior Engineer Vehicle Dynamics - ADAMS

ADAMS Analyst - Automotive Engineering - Warwickshire - Contract - £Competitive rate DOE Our client is a high profile Engineering Consultancy who provide unrivalled engineering innovations and testing solutions for various sectors including whole vehicle and systems technology. The purpose of the role is to undertake modelling and analysis activities using ADAMS software to support component and vehicle design/development. The successful candidate will liaise with our engineering teams in all aspects of Vehicle Engineering including Vehicle Dynamics and NVH specialists and will be collaborating on a daily basis with other simulation colleagues. What you will do as the ADAMS Analyst Build and analyse ADAMS vehicle, subsystem and test rig models. Undertake and report assessment of vehicle dynamics attributes. Generate load data to support FEA in vehicle design and development programmes. Support ad-hoc analysis requests in support of design and vehicle dynamics/NVH colleagues. What you will need for the ADAMS Analyst role: Degree or equivalent in relevant engineering subject. Broad application of MSC.Adams software (including "Adams Car") in an automotive consultancy or manufacturer Very good understanding of vehicle dynamics Familiarity with processes of correlation and optimisation What you will get for the ADAMS Analyst role: Competitive contract rate Experience of working within a leading consultancy Applications: Suitably qualified ADAMS Analyst should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Contract / Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Advanced Mechanical Engineer

Advanced Measurement Mechanical Engineer - Powertrain Development - Northampton - Permanent - £Competitive + Benefits I am seeking a Mechanical Engineer to join a prestigious powertrain manufacturer who design, develop and test powertrain units in their facility in Northampton. The position has been created to develop and deploy innovative measurement solutions to benefit the client's performance power unit. As a technical engineering specialist, you will propose and Implement measurement solutions to validate simulation models. As Advanced Mechanical Engineer you will also propose and Implement measurement solutions to understand and analyse power unit failures What you will do As Advanced Mechanical Engineer; Identify innovative measurement solutions that could benefit the PU Design mechanical components to create and implant bespoke systems in the PU Sign off the measurement solutions prior to their deployment outside of the group Produce all relevant documentation to allow deployment within the business (fitting, connecting and logging instructions). Check & Understand demands from Product Engineering or Simulation departments Advise customers on the most suitable solution for an application - Design mechanical components to implement that solution What you will need As Advanced Mechanical Engineer; High grade degree in a relevant engineering subject Excellent understanding of mechanical problems (static and dynamic) Proven track record in industry of designing mechanical components/assemblies using CATIA and simple FEA Excellent knowledge of sensing techniques Good knowledge of Power Unit environment and constraints Curious and tenacious Enthusiastic, self-motivated and flexible with positive approach to new problems Disciplined and methodical What you will get As Advanced Mechanical Engineer; Experience of working for a prestigious powertrain manufacturer An excellent salary and benefits Career progression Applications Suitably qualified Mechanical Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Northampton, Northamptonshire

Senior/Lead Design Engineer - Switchgear Specialist - EV

Senior/Lead Design Engineer- Switchgear Specialist- Electric Vehicle - South - Contract £35-£45/hr DOE Your automotive job - does it allow you to do the undo-able? To achieve the unachievable? Or to engineer the impossible? Do you go home with a sense of pride, having designed or developed something truly innovative? Do you get a sense of worth from your job that money just cannot buy? Are your big ideas constrained by narrow thinking? Perhaps it's time to think differently. This is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity for automotive engineers. We are seeking visionary design and development engineers who possess the drive and desire to do things, differently. If this is you, perhaps it is finally time to think the unthinkable and move to a new automotive role…only better. What you will do As Senior/Lead Design Engineer - Switchgear Specialist; Provide technical leadership & design support for the complete vehicle switchgear Lead/advise the CAD design within the group as it expands, ensure modelling is completed to the required standards Take responsibility for switchgear design and mechanical/electrical interface, the hardware development & packaging of vehicles switchgear, be aware of technical limitations and manufacturing through to production Work within the Design Team and with cross functional areas both internal and external to ensure compatibility. Generation of technical specifications, validation plans, proposals and reports What you will need As Senior/Lead Design Engineer - Switchgear Specialist; A degree in Automotive /Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Knowledge in design of electromechanical components & system delivery, DFM, DFA Experience of vehicle design and development (switchgear) with sound knowledge of automotive design and system requirements. Sound knowledge of modelling vehicle switchgear and integrating to other components & assemblies. Knowledge of a range of engineering materials and manufacturing requirements, mechanical properties and failure mechanisms. Proven experience in component validation & testing Be able to multi-task and plan effectively when working with a variety of project teams in an often high-pressure, competitive environment. What you will get As Senior/Lead Design Engineer - Switchgear Specialist; Experience of working on a project from concept stage. An excellent hourly rate Innovate design solutions Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Senior/Lead Design Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Contract / Swindon, Wiltshire

Module Leader (Cooling)

Module Leader (Cooling) - Powertrain -Permanent - Northampton- £45k - £60k DOE I am seeking a Module Leader - Cooling who will be responsible for the specification, development, validation and implementation of cooling systems in vehicles. Our client is a leading global development partner for the automotive and engine industry who offers unique systems competence in the areas of engine systems, filtration, electrics/mechatronics, and thermal management. What You Will Do: As Module Leader (Cooling) Responsible to ensure the new system(s) or component(s) are delivered to production Responsible for the specification, development, validation and implementation of cooling systems in vehicles Coordinate the activities and processes including other departments Arrange and supervise component or system testing and verification To act as a focus for programs with vehicle cooling system content What You Will Need: As Module Leader (Cooling) HND required, Degree is desirable Experience of cooling systems and other interacting systems, preferably in a vehicle OEM environment Setting of attribute targets and monitoring performance Cascading of targets into sub-system and component specifications Knowledge of vehicle, sub-system and component level design, development and validation Knowledge of automotive Product Development Processes is essential Knowledge of engine & vehicle assembly & logistics processes What You Will Get: As Module Leader (Cooling) Salary of up to £60,000 depending on experience Extensive benefits package A range of programmes to aid your professional development Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Module Leader (Cooling) should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Northampton, Northamptonshire

HVAC Design Engineer

HVAC Design Engineer - Electric Vehicle - South - Permanent - £30-£50k DOE Your automotive job - does it allow you to do the undo-able? To achieve the unachievable? Or to engineer the impossible? Do you go home with a sense of pride, having designed or developed something truly innovative? Do you get a sense of worth from your job that money just cannot buy? Are your big ideas constrained by narrow thinking? Perhaps it's time to think differently. This is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity for automotive engineers. We are seeking visionary design and development engineers who possess the drive and desire to do things, differently. If this is you, perhaps it is finally time to think the unthinkable and move to a new automotive role…only better. What you will do As HVAC Design Engineer; Detailed design of HVAC components to meet Aero-Acoustic performance targets Manage component requirements and packaging challenges Building and performance testing of prototype components Conducting system and component level DFMEA Management of key supplier relationships Work within a small design team, reporting to a larger design authority Setting of component and assembly level performance specifications What you will need As HVAC Engineer; Relevant industry experience including CAD detailed design and DFM Solid modelling and significant surfacing skills Understanding of fluid dynamics principles Ideally experience working in automotive industry, and specifically HVAC applications Experience working with suppliers to take parts to production What you will get As HVAC Design Engineer; Experience of working on a project from concept stage. An excellent salary & benefits Career progression. Applications Suitably qualified and experienced HVAC Design Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Swindon, Wiltshire

NVH Powertrain Engineer

NVH Powertrain Engineer - Electric Vehicle - South - Permanent - £35-£55k DOE Your automotive job - does it allow you to do the undo-able? To achieve the unachievable? Or to engineer the impossible? Do you go home with a sense of pride, having designed or developed something truly innovative? Do you get a sense of worth from your job that money just cannot buy? Are your big ideas constrained by narrow thinking? Perhaps it's time to think differently. This is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity for automotive engineers. We are seeking visionary design and development engineers who possess the drive and desire to do things, differently. If this is you, perhaps it is finally time to think the unthinkable and move to a new automotive role…only better. What you will do As NVH Powertrain Engineer; *Bring and share your NVH powertrain expertise with design engineers and lead the development of our next generation of powertrain with engineering excellence. *Scope and deliver product focused technology projects to fuel the product vision. *Design and build prototypes of chosen technologies. *Identify experimental / numerical test programmes to evaluate technologies. *Analyse test results, summarise and communicate findings. What you will need As NVH Powertrain Engineer; *A degree or Masters in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent *A proven experience in designing powertrain assembly for both vibration and acoustics. *Good knowledge and understanding in broad automotive NVH, vehicle dynamics and electromagnetics. *Good understanding of powertrain noise sources and transfer path. *Good understanding of experimental techniques for source identification, transfer path analysis and the use of dynamometer rig. *Good working knowledge of LabView, MATLAB and Python. What you will get As NVH Powertrain Engineer; Experience of working on a project from concept stage. An excellent salary & benefits Career progression. Applications Suitably qualified and experienced NVH Powertrain Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Swindon, Wiltshire

Calibration Engineer - Gasoline

Calibration Engineer - Permanent - Birmingham - £Competitive DOE Description: Our client, based in the Midlands are currently recruiting for an Engine calibration engineer - Bosch / UAES EMS. This is an exciting career opportunity to work within a World Leading Powertrain R&D Centre. Job Purpose: You will support the NE1 test-bed and vehicle engine calibrations, take on calibration responsibility where required and learn the Bosch / UAES EMS control strategies to enable calibration tasks to be performed proficiently. Personal Specification: Degree qualified or similar qualification Preferably will have direct experience of Bosch or UAES MED17 / MDG1 EMS calibration for test-bed and / or vehicle. Otherwise, willing to learn the Bosch / UAES EMS system and have formal training to enable calibrations to be supported Basic understanding of gasoline engine control and associated sensor / actuator set Strong numeracy and literacy, including ability to write clear documentation Certain years post graduate experience is essential and preferably some of this will be in Automotive Powertrain development Good logical reasoning Self motivated to take on responsibility with minimal supervision Willingness to understand the EMS control strategies to enable the calibration tasks to be performed. Ideally knowledge of DOE calibration tools such as ASCMO or CAMEO Ability to work in cross-functional teams Proven ability to work as part of a team to demanding deadlines Able to overcome cultural barriers Good working knowledge of automotive calibration tools (INCA preferred) Some appreciation of mechanical systems Full UK driving license Main Duties and Responsibilities: Work within a small growing team to deliver engine calibrations for MPI and GDI gasoline engines Co-ordinate the Bosch / UAES calibrations and requirements Contribute to calibration methodologies within the Engine Calibration section Suitably qualified and experienced Calibration Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

OBD / IUMPR CALIBRATION

OBD Calibration - Birmingham - Contract/Permanent - Competitive rate/salary DOE I am seeking a Gasoline Calibration Engineer to work for a niche automotive OEM who are looking to expand their business in the UK and China. This is a contract/permanent position based in Birmingham, and is offering a competitive contract rate/salary and package. The OBD Calibration Engineer will develop Gasoline EMS Calibrations to meet legislative OBD and IUMPR requirements for a range of engines using PFI and GDI fuel systems, both naturally aspirated and turbocharged. What you will do As OBD Calibration you will: To perform OBD and IUMPR engine calibration which meets or exceeds the required project and legal targets To perform tasks in the most effective way of resource and time Support OBD/IUMPR calibration engineering report outs to Senior Management Support the development of new calibration tools and techniques to process improve going forward Work on environmental test trips for complete robustness testing for IUMPR and OBD calibration Support EMS supplier liaison and supplier technical development To undertake benchmarking where appropriate What you will need As OBD Calibration Engineer; At least 3 years' experience within an Engine OBD Calibration delivery team Minimum HND in Mechanical Engineering or similar relevance. Good working knowledge of Bosch EMS and ETAS INCA toolset. MATLAB experience desirable. Good working knowledge of European emissions legislation. Exceptional communication skills What you will get As OBD Calibration Engineer; Experience of working for niche automotive OEM A competitive contract rate/salary Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Calibration Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

3D FEA Analysis Engineer

3D Analysis Engineer - Powertrain - Permanent - Northampton - Excellent Salary + Benefits I am seeking a 3D Analysis Engineer to provide structural and multi-body dynamic analysis support to engineering programmes and to help support the analysis team. Our client is a leading global development partner for the automotive and engine industry who offers unique systems competence in the areas of engine systems, filtration, electrics/mechatronics, and thermal management. What You Will Do: As 3D Analysis Engineer To perform multi-body dynamic analysis of engine systems To carry out analyses using Multi-Body Dynamic techniques To liaise with customers, project teams and sub-contractors To present results and recommendations of the analysis to the customer To monitor project progress and provide feedback to the Head of Analysis To provide guidance to other members of the analysis team offering coaching and support where necessary What You Will Need: As 3D Analysis Engineer HND required, Degree is desirable At least 2 years industry experience, preferably gained within an automotive environment Good knowledge of multi-body analysis techniques A high level of proficiency in a major multi-body dynamics analysis code, preferably AVL/Excite Working knowledge of a major finite element analysis code, preferably Abaqus Working knowledge of a CAD system Ability to read, understand and interpret engineering drawings Good communication and presentation skills What You Will Get: As 3D Analysis Engineer Competitive salary depending on experience Tailored professional development Extensive benefits package Applications Suitably qualified and experienced 3D Analysis Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Northampton, Northamptonshire

Emissions Engineer

Emissions Engineer -Permanent - Warwickshire- £27-£50k DOE I am seeking an Emissions Engineer who will be responsible for all aspects of small to medium sized vehicle emissions and fuel consumption test programmes in the ambient and climatic test facilities; with day-to-day operational and facility support responsibilities. The position is in a growing department undergoing major investments where the successful candidate will have opportunities of new responsibilities in development of new facilities. What You Will Do: As an Emissions Engineer, you will be responsible for: Execute vehicle emissions testing from proposal creation to completion of contract. Define workscope, plan and execute workplan, Deliver accurate and qualified test information and reports, liaise directly with customers. Use initiative and employ appropriate innovation to work tasks. What You Will Need: As an Emissions Engineer, you will require the following skills and experience: Experience in Engine Testing or Vehicle Emissions Testing Understanding of emissions measurement procedures and emission analysis Understanding of Emissions regulations for all types of technologies Understanding the role of engine management systems. Understanding of diesel, gasoline and alternative engine technologies What You Will Get: As an Emissions Engineer; Employment with this centre of excellence in vehicle engineering, design, test and development Salary of up to £45,000 depending on experience Applications Suitably qualified and Emissions Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Materials Research Engineer - 37096

Materials Research Engineer - 37096 Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 Location: South West, Wiltshire Posted Date: 18/12/2017 Expiry Date: 17/01/2018 A blue-chip product development company is seeking a Materials Research Engineer to work as part of a technical research team designing state of the art products for the global market. The Materials Research Engineer will work within the energy storage research team and will be focussed on working towards innovative materials development with targeted specifications. You Will: - Contribute to lab synthesis and pilot scale production of innovative battery materials. Push research towards target specifications such as energy density and efficiency within the planned timeline of each research project that would contribute to improving product performance - Demonstrate hands-on experience in chemical reactions and process equipment used in lab and pilot production scales. - Apply your knowledge to the synthesis of new materials with targeted compositions and quality. Design routes for material synthesis, including composites and electrochemically active materials - Manage collected data and decant key figures of merit - Analyse the structural and material properties, and report on their effectiveness as next generation electrochemical device - Address and overcome potential scale up issues involved with the developmenbt of new materials Education and Experience: - MSc/MChem degree (2:1 degree or better) in Chemistry, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering or equivalent with a demonstrable level of experience in a related field - PhD including materials synthesis and characterisation, including electrochemistry Minimum Technical Experience and Knowledge: - Experience and knowledge in synthesis and materials chemistry. Hands-on experience with different synthetic and processing routes of inorganic materials - Ability to design, carry out and chemical reactions and materials processing for further optimisation - Safely handle materials and good laboratory practice in compliance with corporate and chemical hygiene policies, including health and safety, COSHH and risk assessments - Deep understanding of material structure - property relationships and able to use a variety of techniques to characterise structure and materials properties - Expert knowledge in diffraction and quantitative analysis of structural materials. Use of electrochemical characterisation methods for performance evaluation - Contribute to the development of innovative materials and optimal composition for use in electrochemical devices - Familiar with discovery and process development of new materials for performance verification and evaluation - Conduct benchmark studies, organise sample, statistical and data analyses to guide materials development - Provide regular updates on progress through presentations and progress reports Desirable Experience: - Experience with material processing, reaction kinetics and characterisation tools - Experience with industrial R&D including scale-up and quality control Applications: In order to increase your chances of being shortlisted please ensure you submit a supporting statement in addition to your CV clearly addressing how you meet the essential and desirable criteria as outlined above, plus details of your current and required package.

Permanent / Wiltshire, England

Power Electronics Engineer - 38412

Power Electronics Engineer - 38412 Salary £35,000-£45,000 Location: South West, Wiltshire A blue-chip product development company is seeking a power electronics engineer to work as part of a technical research team designing state of the art products for the global market. The Power Electronics Engineer will work within the battery management team on a variety of different products. You will: Be involved in the development of battery management systems as well as the assessment of alternative battery management solutions and topologies Ensure battery management systems meet regulatory and company requirements for safety Design motor inverters and control for brushless DC, servo and stepper motors Design power converters Design power electronics systems thermal management devices Design both mains and battery powered electronics to meet global requirements. You will need: Minimum BEng/MEng degree in Electronic Engineering or other relevant discipline General knowledge of power electronic devices, including silicon based IGBTs and MOSFETs through to emerging GaN based technologies Understanding of device characteristics and issues with switching behaviour in real circuits as well as power switch driver design SMPS and linear regulator power supply design for digital and analogue electronic systems ◦Experience in motor inverter design and motor control, particularly brushless DC motors, servo or stepper motors desirable Experience of analogue circuit design (e.g. signal amplification and conditioning for feedback signals from power electronic hardware to microcontrollers for example). Desirable: battery charging power electronics, modelling or simulation experience. Applications: In order to increase your chances of being short listed please ensure you submit a supporting statement in addition to your CV clearly addressing how you meet the essential & desirable criteria as outlined above, plus details of your current and required package.

Permanent / Wiltshire, England

Principal Engineer – Intelligent Vehicles CAVs

Principal Engineer - Intelligent Vehicles CAVs - - Coventry - £45k - £65k DOE Searching for an automotive job with the opportunity to work on highly innovative programmes? The chance to work with leading OEM's and Tier1s in the field of connected & autonomous vehicles (CAVs). This is an exceptional opportunity for automotive engineers to join a leading company renowned for their expertise in automotive research & development. An opportunity to challenge their skills, take technical responsibility for the delivery of projects on connected and autonomous vehicles, delivering highly innovative research and valuable outcomes to our client's industrial partners What you will do As Principal Engineer Intelligent Vehicles CAVs; To provide broad ranging Technical Leadership for the successful and timely delivery of outputs from the Intelligent Vehicles project and other related projects in the field of CAVs. To represent our client as a recognised and credible expert in CAVs. To identify the challenges and needs faced by the industry. To establish collaborative research activities with partner organisations. To broaden the CAV research network by actively seeking new industrial and academic partners. To be responsible for the activities occurring in the project workshops. What you will need As Principal Engineer Intelligent Vehicles CAVs; Degree in relative Engineering subject Significant industrial experience in the delivery of automotive development projects The ability to provide technical leadership to a multi-disciplinary team of engineers and researchers Extensive knowledge of technology relevant to CAVs Ability to identify key areas of innovation and research Ability to influence and negotiate in a confident and professional manner Able to work independently as well as part of a team, managing workloads of self and the team you are line managing What you will get As Principal Engineer Intelligent Vehicles CAVs; Experience of working on a variety connected & autonomous vehicles with a range of OEMs Ongoing training and development. The chance to work in excellent facilities. Career advancement. Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Principal Engineers - Intelligent Vehicles should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Principal Engineer - Vehicle Innovation

Principal Design Engineer - Vehicle Innovation - Permanent - Warwick - £Salary DOE & Excellent Benefits This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to join a small but complete vehicle manufacturer. The Principal Engineer Vehicle Innovation will be working within a team on technology innovation projects and implementation across a wide range of vehicle mechanical systems. The Principal Engineer Vehicle Innovation will be involved on a range of future concept ideas at both a core engineering level and CAD work, exploring new engineering ideas and solutions that could enhance future vehicles. What You Will Do: As Principal Engineer Vehicle Innovation To support / lead events to generate new and original ideas / solutions. To support / lead as applicable the development of system/component targets. To undertake original mechanical design work and calculations for system designs to prove out concept feasibility. To deliver CAD packaging, concepts and detailing for the integration of systems in new concept vehicle platforms. To generate engineering reports and provide presentations as required. To research future automotive / mobility system trends. What You Will Need: As Principal Engineer Vehicle Innovation Relevant experience in automotive concept design work, being an experienced Catia V5 user Good understanding of system design targets/specifications Broad general knowledge of vehicle systems & interactions Capable of leading aspects of project work Flexibility to manage varying work tasks within a broad ranging role What You Will Get: As Principal Engineer Vehicle Innovation *An excellent salary and benefits package *Ongoing professional development. *The chance to work in brand new facilities. *Involvement in a range of highly innovative programmes Suitably qualified and experienced Principal Design Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter TMETC

Permanent / Warwick, Warwickshire

FEA Analyst

FEA Analyst - Automotive - Contract - £34- £37/hr DOE '" Nuneaton An exciting opportunity to join a highly innovative engineering team who are leaders and experts in their field. You will be working on a project which is at an early concept stage and will have the opportunity to influence and see the programme through to production. The FEA Analyst will be supporting the development of light weight vehicle structures including body and suspension. What you will do As FEA Analyst Support the development of light weight vehicle structures, including body & suspension systems. Development of testing requirements to confirm & validate structural designs. Developing structural concepts with CAD designers. Ensuring the body structure meets all the technical requirements of the relevant standards. Compiling reports & management presentations. Supporting workshop build related to structural components. What you will need As FEA Analyst A degree in Mechanical/Automotive Engineering A minimum of 5 years experience in structural analysis in automotive/Aerospace/Composites/Marine industry A detailed working knowledge of the FEMAP/Nastran NX FEA software. Experience of crash impact analysis using DYNA/Radios software would be an advantage A detailed knowledge for quickly and efficiently generating FE models from Catia V5 CAD data. The ability to perform hand calculations to validate FE results. Proven experience in the analysis of sandwich composite structures is essential. What you will get As FEA Analyst Experience of working on a project from concept stage. A very competitive rate of between £34-£37/hr Applications Suitably qualified and experienced FEA Analysts should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Contract / Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Transmission Calibration & Development Engineer

Senior Engineer - Transmission Calibration & Development - Permanent - Warwick - £Salary DOE This is an excellent opportunity for a Transmission Calibration/Development Engineer to join a small but complete vehicle manufacturer. The Senior Engineer Transmission Calibration/Development will be part of the powertrain team responsible for delivering the Shift Performance, Drivability and Performance to agreed target levels. The Senior Engineer Transmission Calibration/Development will be involved in development of Shift Maps, Pedal Maps & Gear shift quality of both conventional and low carbon vehicles. What You Will Do: As Senior Engineer Transmission Calibration/Development Act as an Automatic Transmission Calibration advisor on several projects Develop Automatic Transmission calibrations to meet targets. Support or conduct data acquisition, analysis and drive appraisal activities. Manage and conduct Environmental tests in support of vehicle projects. Provide Automatic Transmission support to engineering teams in UK & India. Planning and management of Transmission Projects. What You Will Need: As Senior Engineer Transmission Calibration/Development Degree qualified or similar with relevant experience Knowledge of Automatic Transmission development/calibration Experience in using INCA, AVL_Drive & CANalyzer and other calibration tools Powertrain integration experience Experience in a range of test methodologies What You Will Get: As Senior Engineer Transmission Calibration/Development *An excellent salary and benefits package *Ongoing professional development. *The chance to work in brand new facilities. *Involvement in a range of highly innovative programmes Suitably qualified and experienced Transmission Calibration/Development Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter TMETC

Permanent / Warwick