Performance Development Engineer

Job Title: Performance Development Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £28 - £33 per hour + LTD Company
Start Date: 25/01/2018
Reference: 1801-70_1518097734
Contact Name: Ashley Henson MIRP
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 08, 2018 13:48

Job Description

Sitec has a requirement for a Performance Development Engineer for our client Perkins Engines. This is a contract role for an estimated 12 months, and will be based at their site in Peterborough

JOB PURPOSE: 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: 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.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE: 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.

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.