Principal Powertrain Design Engineer (3 year contract)

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    Coventry, West Midlands

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    Jeff Lane

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    about 2 years ago

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Principal Powertrain Engineer - Coventry - initial 3 year contract £35-45/hr or £55k - £80k DOE

Quasi academic consultancy is seeking a Principal level design engineer to lead the design and development work of a novel low displacement HEV powertrain for an international client. This is an initial 3 year contract either on an hourly or salaried basis. After 3 years the role may continue, new projects may be offered, or the work could end as the project will be completed at proof of concept stage. An existing engine exists but this needs updating to comply with Eu6 legislation

What you will do
As Principal Engineer - Powertrain;

  • Set design targets, justify technologies for the mechanical aspects of the engine.
  • Provide technical leadership in powertrain design and P&E development
  • Create a timing and resource plan to deliver a concept that can meet EU6 emissions.
  • Provide technical solutions

What you will need
As Principal Engineer - Powertrain;

  • Masters degree or PhD in a relevant Engineering subject.
  • Specialised knowledge of powertrain design, development and emissions with an appreciation of all components and the interaction between them.
  • Successful track record of strong leadership with the ability to influence and motivate others to achieve outstanding results.
  • Technical and personal credibility, working effectively with cross-functional teams and other business functions.
  • Ability to demonstrate an innovative approach in to the product design, allowing new technologies to be implemented.
  • Candidates at the appropriate level but requiring sponsorship will be considered for this role PROVIDING this is made clear at application level (please include in covering letter)

What you will get
As Principal Design Engineer - Powertrain;

  • Experience of working on a highly innovative project from concept stage.
  • Ongoing training and development.
  • The chance to work in excellent facilities.
  • Academic working holidays


Shortlisted candidates will be contacted prior to submission. However should you wish to discuss your application, please contact or 01384 397555

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