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Senior Engineer - Engine Systems, Certification

Job Title: Senior Engineer - Engine Systems, Certification
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Industry:
Salary: £30 - £42 per hour + LTD Company
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1901-16_1546875118
Contact Name: Ashley Henson MIRP
Contact Email: ashley.henson@sitecgroup.com
Job Published: January 07, 2019 15:31

Job Description

Sitec has a requirement for a Senior Engineer - Engine Systems, Certification - to work for our client, Perkins Engines.

This is a contract role for an estimated 12 months. The pay rate is between £30-42 p/hr LTD Company (dependent on experience)


OVERVIEW OF THE REQUIREMENT
Our client, Perkins Engines, is a subsidiary of Caterpillar - a major manufacturer of heavy duty off-highway diesel engines for the construction, industrial and power generation sectors.

In this latest new role, our client is looking for Senior Engineer to support the continuous evaluation of our future engine platforms emissions conformance, documentation and issue resolution. This includes: emissions compliance validation planning, generation and maintenance of certification documentation, provide support to issue resolution ensuring the emissions compliance is maintained, providing support to our Emissions Regulations and Conformance team with agency discussions

The Senior Engineer - Engine Systems, Certification - will influence the performance of our next generation engines through a system level approach, pulling together technology selection, control system development, optimisation and aftertreatment performance. The role will be based within the Performance Systems Integration team, focusing on the development certification and ongoing compliance of 4 and 6 cylinder global engine platforms for a wide variety of applications. all of our engine platforms.


RESPONSIBILITIES:
Due to breadth of the role you will require experience in at least one of the following five areas with a desire to learn and develop experience across the other areas of focus: You will have some level of experience in one of the seven following areas and be willing to learn and develop across our other areas of focus:
* Engine or vehicle homologation, certification and compliance
* Engine core performance and emissions
* Engine aftertreatment performance and aging effects
* Understanding of engine and aftertreatment controls or other complex control systems
* Product validation planning
* Product technical issue root cause and resolution, including 6Sigma
* Off high-way legislation


EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Required Qualifications/ experience
* Bachelors or Master's degree in Engineering, Mathematics or Sciences
* Ability to communicate technical information effectively at all levels of the business.
* Experience of complex Electronics and Controls system concept generation including drafting block diagram controls for simulation assessment
* Extensive understanding of control algorithms and logic
* Experience of modelling complex systems, and the use of simulation tools to make confident predictions
* Knowledge of internal combustion engines
* Ability to communicate technical information effectively at all levels of the business
* Product validation (FMEA, DVP&R, Data analysis)
* Experience of Matlab and Simulink

Desired Qualifications/ experience
* Understanding of off-highway regulations
* Experience of complex Electronics and Controls system concept generation including drafting block diagram controls for simulation assessment
* Extensive understanding of control algorithms and logic
* Experience of modelling complex systems, and the use of simulation tools to make confident predictions
* Knowledge of heavy duty machine applications
* 6 sigma experience (Black belt preferable, Green Belt minimum)
* Product validation (FMEA, DVP&R, Data analysis)
* Experience of design of experiments, optimisation techniques and Robust engineering methods
Experience of Matlab and Simulink
* Product validation (FMEA, DVP&R, Data analysis)
* Experience of Vector CANape, AVL CAMEO, NI DIAdem, Stat Ease DX9, MiniTab, or other similar calibration, optimisation and statistics toolsData Analytic tools (examples may include; NI DIAdem, Tableau, Vector CANape, MiniTab, Stat Ease DX9)
* Ability to generate calibration requirements and constraints, including hardware limit definition, tailpipe emissions, transient response, fuel consumption, drivability, and other customer demands
* Project management experience of multi-functional teams to hit software delivery dates

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.