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Development Engineer

  • Location: Peterborough
  • Salary: £35 - 45 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 17 days ago

  • Sector: Off-Highway
  • Function: Powertrain
  • Contact: James Tilley
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446126
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 13 July 2022
  • Job Ref: 61935

Development Engineer, Air/Fuel Systems

Up to £45/hr - Inside IR35

Peterborough/Remote - Hybrid

Diesel Engines

A number of exciting opportunities have become available for one of the world’s leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. 

You will join a component engineering team and lead the design and development of air and fuel system components on our clients brand engines, across new and current products.

Job Responsibilities and Duties :

  • Plan and deliver air/fuel system/component development projects to time, cost and quality goals.
  • Communicate project status and key issues to peers, stakeholders and management.
  • Lead design reviews to gain cross-functional business support for new designs, supplier nomination and capital investment.
  • Collaborate with suppliers to develop specifications and deliver quality solutions through APQP.
  • Assess technical risk through FMEA; define and coordinate simulation and validation activities (DVP&R).
  • Investigate and resolve technical issues using 8D methodology.
  • Collaborate with Product Management to understand customer needs and design requirements.
  • Write and review technical information and technical reports to support production design release.

Candidates will have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles:

  • Bachelor's degree in an accredited Engineering or related discipline (or equivalent knowledge/experience).
  • Good understanding of mechanical engineering fundamentals, engine systems and component development.
  • Good understanding of manufacturing principles and processes.

Candidates may have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles:

  • Expertise in fuel system, air system, EGR system, turbochargers, performance, data analysis.
  • Experience of leading and participating in APQP, FMEA and DVP&R.
  • Engineering experience gained in the off-highway diesel engine sector.
  • Experience of designing components and systems in 3D CAD (PTC Creo), and Siemens TeamCenter PLM software.
  • Strong analytical skills, and experience of developing components and systems through simulation, rig testing and complete system testing.

For further information, please send your interest and CV to –

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.