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Powertrain Engineer

Ref no. BHN545529
Location Shoreham-By-Sea, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

An industry leading automotive consultancy is looking for a Powertrain Engineer with a breadth of knowledge in gasoline engines to join their team in Shoreham-By-Sea.

Key skills required for this role

Powertrain; engines, projects


Powertrain; engines, projects

Job description

This is an exciting opportunity for someone wishing to apply their engine engineering experience and knowledge in a dynamic hands-on manufacturing environment.We supply engines for a range of sports and super cars from Shoreham-By-Sea in West Sussex. The role is key in supporting the ongoing development of this engine and new product lines in a production environment.

The successful candidate will be a member of a small powertrain engineering team, reporting to the Powertrain Engineering Lead. You will be working to maintain excellent product quality and performance standards for a high-performance gasoline engine family through assembly, test and warranty.

You will:

  • Provide engineering insight into engine part and build issues as they occur in production, including at end of line test
  • Support root cause analysis and resolution of production, client, warranty and supply chain issues using structured problem-solving methods
  • Support continuous improvement projects and working through to conclusion with a cross-functional team
  • Facilitate supplier, client driven Engineering changes through the release process
  • Perform some hands-on tear-down and investigation activities


  • Internal combustion engine knowledge, with breadth favouring depth
  • Understanding of engine testing & development would be beneficial
  • Fundamental understanding of 8D, FMEA, DVP, structured change control and quality processes
  • Experience of production systems and operational environment desirable


  • High personal standards of engineering integrity and the drive to achieve a robust solution
  • Comfortable communicator - ability to communicate effectively with engineering and operational staff, from shop floor to senior management level, including with external clients and suppliers
  • Proactive in leading investigations and resolving Engineering issues - confidence in delivering tasks on time and to a high standard
  • Organised, with an ability to multi-task - Able to assess, prioritise and respond with absolute urgency to serious issues, should they arise
  • Competent user of Microsoft Office software suite
  • Qualifications / Experience
  • Relevant engineering degree or equivalent technical qualification and/or experience

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