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Powertrain Calibration/System Performance Engineer

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AVL

1mo ago

💼 Graduate Job

Peterborough

🤑 £38K - £54K
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  • You must have a 2:1 or above degree in a relevant field, understanding of diesel engine operation, vehicle architecture, and emissions requirements. Experience with simulation systems, calibration tools, and excellent analytical skills are required. Strong communication, teamwork, and a willingness to learn are essential. Additional PhD, NRMM sector knowledge, and expertise in virtual calibration techniques are preferred.
  • You will develop powertrain calibrations, manage engine test plans, analyze system performance, conduct RCA, and collaborate with teams to deliver project objectives using AVL toolsets and processes.

Graduate Job

EngineeringPeterborough

Description

  • AVL is a World Class engineering powertrain consultancy, delivering robust projects and technical services for major clients across multiple sectors. We are looking for passionate & pro-active engineers at the top of their game and with all levels of relevant experience, from recent graduates to time served Charted Engineers.
  • Attitude and a dedication to our craft is key to all that we do, and we expect the same of you. This is an opportunity to become part of a professional Team working on projects that make a real difference to the sector and the world we live in.
  • These roles will see the successful candidates embedded in client teams, delivering projects and providing expert technical support. As a member of AVL, you will have full access to a network of AVL engineers & experience to grow professionally and provide focused & relevant solutions that add value to our clients & customers.
  • The roles will typically cover a variety of functions and disciplines, including ICE calibration, powertrain system performance development, data analysis, issue investigation & resolution, system modelling and simulation. Work in new powertrain sectors (battery, fuel cell, etc) is also a possibility.
  • Some industry or academic experience is preferred, but training will be offered & given to candidates as required. 

Requirements

  • Essential:
  • 2:1 or above Bachelors or Masters degree in a relevant topic
  • Excellent understanding of diesel internal combustion engine operation and performance
  • Knowledge of ancillary systems (air path, exhaust aftertreatment technologies, control, etc)
  • Understanding of vehicle architecture & control systems
  • Experience or knowledge of vehicle emissions requirements
  • Good knowledge of simulation systems, particularly Matlab SIMULINK
  • Working knowledge of calibration toolsets & engine calibration, including trade-offs for emissions and performance
  • Excellent analytical skills, able to interpret data and results and present results in a clear & understandable format
  • Strong team player, with good communication & English language skills
  • A self starter, ‘can-do’ approach, able to work with other team members at all levels to reach ‘win-win’ agreements
  • A strong willingness to learn and develop
  • Preferable:
  • PhD in relevant subject
  • Knowledge of the off highway (NRMM) or heavy duty on road sector, including emissions legislation (Stage V, Tier 4 final, etc)
  • Experience of using calibration and data analysis tools (eg: AVL CONCERTO, Vector CANape, AVL CAMEO, DIAdem, etc)
  • An understanding in the techniques, process, toolsets & methodology for Virtual Calibration
  • Expert NRMM ICE experience (calibration, analysis & simulation)
  • Good knowledge of NRMM machines and associated systems
  • An interest in non-ICE based power technologies (Fuel Cells, battery systems, etc)
  • Controls & calibration development using SiL & MiL techniques
  • Familiarisation with 1-D simulation tools (Eg: GT-Power)

Education requirements

2:1 or higher
PhD

Area of Responsibilities

Engineering

Responsibilities

  • Develop and manage powertrain calibrations using client &/or AVL toolsets & processes
  • Define, generate & manage engine test plans
  • Planning, execution and analysis of engine & system simulation activities
  • System performance assessment, including trade-offs and data analysis
  • Data review and root cause analysis (RCA) to identify powertrain system issues & develop solutions for resolution
  • System modelling, calibration simulation, using toolsets such a Matlab SIMULINK
  • Functioning within a professional team, generate & present reports (verbal & written) including recommendations and proposals
  • Work with other client & AVL teams to deliver project objectives
  • Promote best practice and robust technical solutions using AVL toolsets as appropriate

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Application deadline

May 31, 2024

Location

Peterborough

Salary

38000 - 54000 GBP

Benefits

  • EV Lease Scheme (Salary Sacrifice)
  • Flexi-time (applies to most roles)
  • Private Medical Insurance and Health Cash Plan 
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • 22 days holiday per year (increases by 1 day annually up to the max. of 28 days)
  • Special occasion leave (eligibility after probation, subject to conditions)
  • Pension scheme 
  • Life Assurance and Income Protection Insurance
  • One paid professional membership annually