AVL is the world's largest independent company for the development, simulation and testing of powertrain systems (hybrid, combustion engine, transmission, electric drive, batteries, fuel cell and control technology) for passenger cars, commercial vehicles, construction, large engines and their integration into the vehicle.
Location: Basildon or Coventry
AVL Powertrain UK Ltd has an exciting opportunity for passionate and enthusiastic graduates and Component Engineers to join our thriving Design Department in Basildon, Essex or Coventry, West Midlands. This is an opportunity to play a crucial part in the development of modern passenger car powertrain systems. The Component Engineer will be responsible for the design, development, sign-off and release of powertrain components.
• Knowledge of design for manufacture (manufacturing processes selection, material selection and process control technologies), machining techniques and technologies and tolerance design. • Ability to interpret CAE and CFD analysis data to determine impact on the component design. • Development of FMEA and design verification test plans. • Ability to analyse test data results and impact on design. • Ability to prioritise own workload and meet deadlines • Ability to work as part of a team • Good communication skills • Support component specifications for sign-off • Preparation of reports (verbal & written), providing robust recommendations and proposals • Liaison with, and report to, multiple functional groups within the organisation. • Occasional travel between other sites and suppliers within the UK and internationally may be required. • Support client project discussions • Demonstrate & promote AVL competences and services within client teams
Essential: • Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Automotive, Mechatronics Engineering or similar (min 2:1) • Good understanding of vehicle/powertrain system and component requirements (ICE, e-machines, hybrid systems, battery systems, etc) • Knowledge of GD&T, FMEA, DVP&R, 8D Techniques. • Strong communication, teamwork and leading abilities • Excellent communication skills in written & verbal English • Strong presentation skills • Capable of working independently as well as part of large and small teams • Driving license • Willingness to travel • Open minded, flexible ‘can do’ attitude • Motivated, passionate & committed to excellence Preferable: • Masters or PhD in specific subject area • Member of a relevant professional institute (e.g. IET, IMechE) • Knowledge/Experience in CAD tools such as Catia, NX or equivalent
If an offer of employment is made, applicants are required to undergo a DBS check. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory DBS check and the company reserves the right to withdraw its offer in the event that the applicant has unspent criminal convictions.
Annual Remuneration: Due to UKVI compliance requirements, we are obligated to state the annual gross salary (full-time) for this position. The salary range is between £30,000 to £52,000 and we will offer market-conforming remuneration taking qualifications and professional experience into account.
Job posted on: 21/03/2022
Closing date: 20/10/2022 We look forward to receiving your details for the unique opportunity to join our growing, high-tech, international team.