The role of Propulsion Project Engineer is to deliver and support the co-ordination of customer projects throughout the powertrain and emissions department.
Some key accountabilities of the role include:
To liaise with technical authorities regarding any type approval activities happening within the facilities. Supporting the facility to ensure total compliance with the regulations and advise on customer projects
To support internal research projects working closely alongside global Horiba Colleagues.
To support the engineering team in all aspects of Vehicle Emissions test processes, test procedures and operational excellence
Robustly manage any issues and risks using a structured problem and risk resolution process, such as 8D
Provide a Customer Focused operation and provide assurance using customer direct contact, customer feedback and lessons learned activities
Commercial awareness to ensure opportunities are identified and developed with focus on future investment plan requirements
Good communication skills to liaise with customers, suppliers, technician and engineering teams
High level of organisation/administrative ability. Proactive with a minimal supervision.
Ability to deliver on several projects at once whilst balancing conflicting priorities and requests.
- Fully understand the requirements of vehicle test programmes and ability to communicate the requirements clearly to the team.
Project delivery experience and good presentation skills
Exhaust emissions testing experience (NEDC/WLTP/FTP/RDE)
Good understanding of emissions measurement procedures
Knowledge and understanding of emissions regulations
Understanding the role of engine management systems
Understanding of diesel, gasoline and alternative engine technologies
Emissions aftertreatment technologies e.g. 3-way catalyst, oxidation catalyst, LNT, SCR, DPF, GPF
Experience of Hybrid and EV technologies and testing requirements
Experience of type approval and certification processes
Exposure to Horiba test lab equipment
Experience of calibration tools e.g. INCA, DiagRA, ATI.
Knowledge of STARS VETS software
Excellent project delivery skills
A strong custome focussed approach
Good computer skills, MS Excel
An understanding of automotive systems and ability to diagnose faults
Excellent communication skills
Be competent to be able work alongside customer engineers, Type Approval Authorities, HORIBA MIRA engineers or unsupervised to carry out work programmes
Be competent to organise and or carry out unsupervised - Planned Facility Maintenance, deal with Breakdowns and Repairs
Have good interpersonal skills and the ability to integrate into a team working environment both locally and internationally
Work to excellent Health & Safety standards and ensure that company quality standards are adhered to
Use initiative and employ appropriate innovation to work tasks.
Have good attention to detail
Have good problem-solving skills
Degree in Automotive or Mechanical Engineering
Full Driving Licence for Passenger Cars
Masters in Automotive or Mechanical Engineering
HORIBA MIRA has 70 years of heritage in developing some of the world’s most iconic vehicles, our engineers utilise the latest test facilities and simulation tools to make vehicles and journeys safer, cleaner, more efficient and rewarding.
At HORBA MIRA we have a wide range of benefits including:
27 days holiday + statutory days (with the option to participate in a holiday buy/sell scheme)
A generous contributory pension plan
A company performance related bonus scheme
A fantastic Employee Assistance Programme which offers a range of wellbeing services to staff.
Reimbursement of fees for corporate memberships for relevant Chartered/professional institution
A range of tax efficient salary sacrifice options including a cycle to work scheme.
Please note; the role will involve the successful candidate to travel and work flexibly. Candidates for this role should be prepared to work extended hours and travel overseas on project work.