Powertrain Controls Calibration Engineer - Emissions

Location: Woking, GB

Job Title: Powertrain Controls Calibration Engineer - Emissions             Department: Powertrain Controls

Reporting to: Powertrain Controls Principal Engineer (Emissions & Efficiency)  



Purpose of the Role


  • Emissions development at engine dyno (10% testing time);
  • Emissions development at vehicle testbench (60-70% testing time);
  • Real Driving Emissions development (30-20% testing time);
  • Study of Emissions / Fuel Consumption requirements for Hybrid / Plug-in vehicles;
  • ECU Calibration in presence also of eventual Hybrid architecture (Hybrid transitions, Emissions optimization of torque split, ...);
  • SW debugging/calibration of PFI/GDI functionalities;
  • Particle Matter and Particle Number development;
  • Develop and simulate new engine functions to achieve Emissions / Fuel Consumption targets;
  • Study of different Fuel influence on calibration/Emissions with particular attention to China market;
  • Support Emissions tests (Development and Certification) with very frequent transfer to external facilities in UK and Spain;
  • Support of Proof of Concepts for future projects;
  • Possible secondment in external facilities (UK or Spain).



Role Dimensions



Mechanical or Automotive Engineering Degree 2:1 or above



  • Experience of Engine Calibration, Tools and Methodology;
  • Working knowledge of Bosch Engine Management Systems (MED17 preferable);
  • Experience on GDI is a plus;
  • At least 2 years experience in the automotive sector.


Skills, knowledge, abilities:

  • Understanding of Engine and Controls fundamentals and interest and curiosity in deepening their knowledge;
  • Good knowledge of basic engine design and of the actuators controlled by ECU;
  • Good knowledge of ETAS Inca;
  • Pro-activity in facing potential problems and in possibly anticipating them;
  • Willingness to work in a high paced environment and available to work extra-hours;
  • Willingness to work in team and to collaborate actively inside it;
  • Willingness to travel at short notice if required;
  • Full Driving licence;
  • Good knowledge of Office;
  • Good knowledge of Matlab / Simulink and ASCET;
  • Excellent communication skills.



For this role we offer a competitive package including private healthcare, access to an executive car scheme, company pension scheme and the chance to work in a truly unique environment.

All employees must ensure compliance with the Company Health and Safety Policy, and all relevant other statutory Health and Safety legislation.

This job description may not detail some less major duties allocated to the post holder, nor cover duties of a similar nature, commensurate with the role, which may from time to time be reasonably required by the relevant manager.