Powertrain Certification Engineer

Job type:
on-site
Start date:
ASAP
Duration:
n.a
From:
NES IT
Location:
Cheshire
Published at:
09/10/2021
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
Project ID:
2202592

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12 month contract
Scope of Service: To undertake Type Approval/Certification for client vehicles with regards to powertrain certification; fuel economy, tailpipe emissions testing and OBD.
Planning, testing, compiling relevant technical information and facilitating compliance for future and current projects.
Key Deliverables:
Support and Lead Certification approval of assigned subjects and markets.
  • To work proactively with the engineering functions to ensure that legislative and certification requirements are designed-in at the earliest appropriate stage.
  • To ensure that any unique requirements are captured within the vehicle specification, and to liaise with Group partners tasked with delivering and securing approvals.
  • To work with functional system owners to ensure that all required component and systems are appropriate for given projects.
  • To ensure that all required approvals are obtained in a timely manner.
Delivery of projects
  • Responsible for Type Approval/Certification of systems and market specific data which, when introduced in to production, are safe, compliant with regulations and otherwise fit for purpose (including product liability requirements) and which satisfy Manufacturing, Service and Conformity of Production requirements.
  • Responsible for planning, monitoring and expediting specified tests through liaison with Group partners and external suppliers.
  • Responsible for the generation and submission of System Approval documents and Type Approval/Certification of vehicles and systems.
Key Skills:
  • Experience and knowledge of Gasoline & Hybrid powertrain systems and certification activities related to those systems.
  • Experience specific to this is preferred, other closely related experience will be considered.
  • The candidate needs to have an eye for detail and a structured approach to work.
  • Ability to communicate at various levels across the company in different forums.
  • Experience of Tailpipe Emissions testing.
  • Ability to solve problems
  • The primary focus is Emissions powertrain certification.
  • Therefore, an understanding of emissions and engine testing requirements are core to the role.
With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.