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Senior Powertrain Engineer

Ref no. BHN570923
Salary £42,000 - £48,000/annum
Location Shoreham-By-Sea, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to apply their engine engineering experience and knowledge in a dynamic hands-on manufacturing environment.A leading Automotive Consultancy, is looking for a Senior Powertrain Engineer to join their team

Key skills required for this role

8D, FMEA, DVP, ICE, Internal Combustion Engine


8D, FMEA, DVP, ICE, Internal Combustion Engine

Job description

In this role you will have the chance to work on a high-performance gasoline engine family, supporting the ongoing development and production of engines for a range of sports and super cars.

Key Responsibilities

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

Person Specification


  • 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

If you have significant experience in engine engineering and want to join a company at the forefront of the automotive industry, this opportunity is for you. Apply now!

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