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Powertrain Design Engineers

  • Location: Guildford
  • Salary: Competitive Salary per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 4 months ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Powertrain
  • Contact: Mark Bignell
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446167
  • Expiry Date: 02 February 2022
  • Job Ref: 58556

Our client has an exciting opportunity for a Powertrain Engineer to join their Design, Development and Engineering Centre based in Surrey.  They have a global reputation as a pioneer of lightweight and efficient vehicles, taking a highly innovative approach to all aspects of vehicle design, development and production.


  • Reporting to the Chief Engineer - Vehicle Engineering & Simulation, you will be responsible for Design activities in the Powertrain design team
  • Responsibility for designing powertrain systems; including fuel, cooling, oil systems as well as powertrain integration using CATIA V5
  • You will be required to keep up to date with latest technologies in the industry
  • You will be required to liaise with the prototype workshop to define components and support test vehicle build
  • Liaise with project management and purchasing to ensure budgetary and timing plans are met
  • Ensure designs meet with all relevant regulatory requirements
  • Conduct meeting with suppliers and technical partners
  • Schedule own activities to promote engineering deliverables that meet required specifications.
  • Drive GMD forwards in Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) design/Concepts and ensure current and future technologies are exploited. Help develop a BEV strategy for future vehicles.
  • Run Research and development BEV program/s internally and with external partners.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • The candidate should be degree qualified with preferably a degree in mechanical engineering
  • Experience in motorsport and sports cars is essential
  • Ideally skilled in working with CATIA V5
  • Capable of carrying out hand calculations for components and correct material choices as well as cooling calculations for fuel, water and oil systems
  • Have an in-depth knowledge of Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) and hybrid installations, cooling requirements along with regulatory knowledge.

To Apply:

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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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.