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Systems Engineer - Lubrication

  • Location: Derbyshire, England
  • Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 18 days ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Systems Test Engineer
  • Contact: David Catterall
  • Contact Email: davidcatterall@coretalent.co.uk
  • Expiry Date: 02 October 2021
  • Job Ref: 29069/001_1630567840

Systems Engineer - Lubrication

Derbyshire

£competitive dependent on experience

We are currently looking for a Systems Engineer to join our prestigious client who specialise in combustion engines. This is a permanent role based in the Derbyshire area with a base a competitive salary dependent on experience.

THE ROLE:

You will be responsible for alternative Lubricant and Lubrication System research activities as well as taking a multitude of new conventional engine Lubrication Systems and components from concept to flawless launch, ensuring a robust system/component sign-off meeting all regulatory, quality, cost and timing requirements. Previous experience of lubricant development and/or lubrication system design is preferred but not required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work within and contribute to the project plan for Lubrication System based on cascaded targets and allocated resource.
  • Coordinate with key stakeholders (e.g. programme, purchasing, and supplier) for seamlessly project delivery.
  • Support programme gateway reviews with technical evidence and cost status.
  • Provide effective and timely escalation/status report through clear communication to management.
  • Keep on track of the state-of-the-art technical development of Lubricants and Lubrication Systems.
  • Understand the effectiveness and importance of relevant benchmarking.
  • Create clean sheet concept designs from first principles.
  • Plan and execute Proof-of-Concept assessment either through test campaign, or/and first principle analysis and simulation.
  • Keep on track of the state-of-the-art technical development of Lubricants and Lubrication Systems.
  • Understand the effectiveness and importance of relevant benchmarking.
  • Create clean sheet concept designs from first principles.
  • Plan and execute Proof-of-Concept assessment either through test campaign, or/and first principle analysis and simulation.

THE PERSON:

  • Previous experience of lubricant development and/or lubrication system design is preferred (candidates with experience in similar systems for internal combustion engine applications will be considered).
  • Understanding of Lubrication system operating principles (e.g. mechanical/electromechanical design, thermodynamics, and tribology).
  • Demonstrable proficiency in use of commercially available 2D drawing and 3D Modelling packages with knowledge of mechanical engineering GD&T and manufacturing processes.
  • Practical understanding of ICE's.
  • Understanding of lubricant contribution to emissions.
  • Knowledge and experience in Model-Based-System-Engineering is preferred.

THE COMPANY:

The company are a tier one supplier of combustion engines and have a number of exciting development programmes. You will be working with some of the most bespoke and state of the art processes, which will help you gain new skills and broaden your experience in systems engineering.