Vehicle Emissions & Fuel Economy Test Engineer

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Automotive
Region:
East Anglia
Location:
Bedfordshire
Salary:
£30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted:
29/08/2019
Recruiter:
RHL
Job Ref:
248456T

Vehicle Emissions & Fuel Economy Test Engineer

Ref 248456T

Bedfordshire

Permanent

Job Summary

Our client is growing its dynamic engineering team within the chassis dynamometer group of Propulsion Vehicle Test. In this role you will be responsible for all aspects of emission and fuel consumption testing from an engineering perspective including liaising with the client, working with the technicians to deliver the project, overseeing the vehicle preparation, equipment installation, testing, and then formulating and validating test results into data packs and test reports. All testing will be performed within the state of the art 4WD light duty emissions facility.

Roles and responsibilities

* Engineering vehicle emissions testing projects for a wide variety of customers.
* Performing a variety of tests predominantly on chassis dynamometers driving to various cycles.
* Working with other engineers to design test and timing plans.
* To liaise with the client to ensure the project is delivered to their expectations.
* Liaise with Propulsion technicians to ensure they know what they are doing and why, to allow them to perform the testing.
* Collating test results from various logging equipment and validating for approval.
* To be conversant with the appropriate testing Regulations and look for improvements and manage change appropriately.
* Undertake analysis of results, including statements of conformity or opinions and interpretations
* To report, review and provide authorisation of results
* Developing improved systems of work and data handling and manipulation.
* Working to company high quality standards and health & safety procedures.
* Working 40hr week with possibility of overtime and flexible hours.

Qualifications

* Automotive Engineering Degree

Experience

* A good understanding of vehicle Propulsions
* Experience in Propulsion vehicle testing and development
* Relevant experience of vehicle emissions and fuel economy testing on chassis dynamometer

* Relevant experience of testing vehicles for impacts on emissions and fuel economy
* Experience of emissions Regulations

Skills

* Experience of chassis dynamometer emissions and fuel economy testing
* Good project management
* Good problem solving ability
* Analysing and compiling technical data
* Knowledge of engine, exhaust after-treatment and emissions
* Liaising with customers and building relationships
* The ability to work from and create procedures
* Knowledge of office based programmes. Any CAN, data logging, ETAS INCA experience is beneficial

Other

* Flexibility to travel as and when required
* Full UK driving license
* SC clearance or ability to achieve this (UK national with residency in the UK for the last 5 years)
* Willing to undergo a Criminal Records Bureau check

Salary: Please contact Tim Bees on 01621 841234 or email tim@rhl.co.uk

Contact Details:
RHL
Tel: 01621841234
Fax: 01233 645702
Contact: Tim Bees
Email:

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