Project Engineer - Performance and Economy - PTN145
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Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Categories: Product Development
Aston Martin’s state-of-the-art headquarters in Gaydon, Warwickshire is built upon the passion, skill and creativity of the people who dedicate their working lives to the most iconic brand in the world. Every intricate stitch, beautifully expressed line, and the stirring noise of our engines, is a manifestation of the desire and collective spirit to create the most beautiful cars: the soul of Aston Martin made real
This role exists to enable the delivery of P&E attributes for our future engine families on test beds and in vehicle. To manage the P&E test programmes and the numerous suppliers required achieving delivery of a fully certified Engine system meeting the programme objectives. To assess and feedback issues to the Powertrain Test, Calibration and Controls team to enable the Powertrain to meet performance, economy and emissions goals.
Key Responsibilities and Tasks
Lead calibration activity on defined projects, assimilate and distribute knowledge within the team reporting to the Powertrain Calibration manager.
Responsibility for P&E deliverables managing outsource test bed facilities.
Be part of a project team to create and develop the various aspects of calibration for all Aston Martin Vehicles
Manage and support external facilities and suppliers to achieve Calibration team goals
Represent the company externally at a senior level with regard to calibration activities and supplier visits
Report progress vs plans at Director level within Aston Martin Lagonda
Prepare project-timing plans for the P&E lead or Calibration Manager to support model year actions and major design changes.
Prepare reports of all findings from Test bed, Vehicle testing and environmental testing of the vehicle, and present these to all levels up to director technical meetings
Guide, direct and train to develop other team members
Qualifications and Experience
Ideally educated to Degree level or equivalent relevant experience.
Extensive experience within automotive vehicle manufacturer, with at least three years directly running an engine test bed
Experience with AVL PUMA or Horiba STARS and INCA essential
Experience of managing and running P&E / Calibration engine test bed
Recent direct experience of application of new technologies to internal combustion engines
Understanding of gasoline combustion fundamentals including gas exchange process, cam lift and phasing, airpath, exhaust system design and pressure charging systems
Full UK driving license
Prepared to support overseas suppliers on a regular basis according to business need
Self motivated and ability to work alone when required
Strong data analysis skills
How to Apply
A career at Aston Martin means joining one of the world's most respected luxury automotive brands. You have the chance to join us in a truly special working environment - fast-paced, rewarding and dynamic
Please click on the 'apply now' button to submit your application.
PLEASE NOTE: We reserve the right to close the vacancy to applications earlier should we receive sufficient applications.
Advertised: GMT Standard Time 12 Feb 2018
Applications close: GMT Standard Time
18 Mar 2018
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