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Lead Hybrid Calibration Engineer

  • Role Type
  • Contract

  • Location
  • Leamington Spa, Shoreham-by-Sea

  • Closing Date
  • 31/12/2021

Job Description

A vacancy exists within our Software, Control and Calibration team for a lead hybrid calibration engineer role based at the either Ricardo Shoreham Technical Centre (STC) in Shoreham-by-Sea, or Midlands Technical Centre (MTC) in Leamington Spa.

The suitable candidate will have an Engineering Degree and proven expertise in hybrid vehicle calibration development and validation within an OEM, Tier 1 supplier or Consultancy and will be knowledgeable in the following areas:

  • Hybrid powertrain optimisation and validation
  • Base engine calibration
  • Engine emissions control
  • Exhaust aftertreatment including GPF and exhaust system models
  • Engine in vehicle calibration (torque structure, performance, driveability, climatic development)
  • OBD legislation, development and sign off processes
  • Certification and homologation processes
  • Experience in base engine performance and emissions hardware development would be beneficial
  • Programme planning and team leadership
  • Customer liaison and project reviews

A good working knowledge of application tools and EMS strategies is critical to the role.

The range of responsibilities will include leading the following types of programme:

  • Development of base engine calibration
  • Vehicle calibration for emissions, driveability and OBD
  • Hybrid powertrain calibration and validation testing
  • Engine aftertreatment development & calibration
  • Turn-key calibration programme delivery

The candidate will also demonstrate diligence, professionalism, a focus on delivery and the ability to effectively lead in a project team environment.

Excellent communication skills are expected as the role will be significantly customer facing.  The candidate will be expected to liaise with customers on a regular basis and present the technical status of their projects.

The role could also include the preparation and presentation of commercial proposals to prospective customers.

A certain amount of business travel can be expected including customer meetings occasional on-site development support and climatic testing trips.

This is a great opportunity for the right person to develop their career and become part of a world class team working with a global customer base on leading edge development programmes.