Performance Development Engineer

Job Title: Performance Development Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £32 - £40 per hour + LTD Company
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1806-16_1531817870
Contact Name: Chris Doyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 17, 2018 09:57

Job Description

Sitec has an interesting requirement for a Performance Development Engineer. This is to join the Product Development / Performance Development team.

This is a contract role for an estimated 12 months, and the role will be based in Peterborough.

The maximum rate is £40.00 p/hr LTD Company, but this is dependent on experience.

JOB PURPOSE of Performance Development Engineer:
Candidates will serve as an experienced, individual contributor for engine emissions and performance development projects. Specific assignments are complex in nature and support the performance and emissions development of Perkins engine products.

JOB DUTIES of Performance Development Engineer:
This position is part of a team of engineers responsible for the performance and emissions development of Perkins Diesel engine products. The engines are used in machine, industrial and electric power applications. The main responsibilities include engine performance and ratings development work. This position will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating engine development work, including pre-test planning, reviewing test data to ensure quality, and post-test data analysis.

A key role will be the development of electronic engine calibration maps that will be utilized in the engine control software. Incumbent will be responsible for conducting engine system and rating calibration development for Tier 4 engines to meet customer performance expectations and all emission regulations, troubleshooting issues identified in production test, verification and validation testing, field testing and customer raised concerns.

* Requires an accredited engineering degree or equivalent experience and excellent analytical skills.
* Incumbents must have gained 4 to 7 years of experience in engine performance and emissions development for Diesel engines.
* Specific experience with the development of electronically controlled engines is highly desired.
* Must have strong technical skills and ability to communicate technical information effectively.

Ideally candidates will have experience of simulation tools like Matlab. Knowledge of AVL Concerto and NI DIAdem is highly desired

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.