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Applies basic knowledge of engineering principles and practices to assigned tasks. Assists in specification, design and maintenance of test environment and instrumentation in support of product development and evaluation requirements. Assists in developing laboratory-controlled test processes to evaluate product performance. May conduct experiments, analyze data and document results. Works collaboratively with other engineering disciplines to meet new requirements.
Uses prescribed and innovative methods, and works with limited guidance.
Participates as a team member and actively contributes towards team goals.
Carries out partially defined and moderately complex tasks.
Demonstrates good understanding and applies knowledge of an engineering discipline.
Applies engineering and/or scientific skills and continues to develop experience in creating engineering solutions.
Project Management - Familiarity with the basic elements of project management
Computer Based Data Acquisition - Able to select and configure appropriate computer based data acquisition equipment for a given measurement requirement. This role requires a working understanding of data acquisition principles including amplification, filtering, resolution, sample rate, and aliasing.
Fundamentals Of Measurements - Able to select the best sensor and signal conditioning equipment from an standard inventory for a requested measurement. Able to install sensors in a manner that will achieve accurate results. Must understand concepts of measurement range, precision, accuracy, and traceability.
Test System Design And Diagnostics - Able to set up and configure standard test equipment. Must have a solid understanding of sensors, computerized data acquisition and control systems, and how to select appropriate components for a given test requirement. Able to tune controls to achieve stable operation.
Innovate - Generates new ideas; goes beyond the status quo; recognizes the need for new or modified approaches; brings perspectives and approaches together, combining them in creative ways. Some knowledge or awareness of innovation. Approaches problems with curiosity and open mindedness. Generates new ideas within area of responsibility. Contributes own perspective in collaborative innovation efforts.
Education, Licenses, Certifications
College, University, or equivalent degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology required.
Some level of relevant work experience a benefit. That could be COOP or summer Intern experience.
Develops & maintains parts of computer-based control and automation systems to support product development and evaluation on turbocharger test facilities worldwide.
Works closely with our Electronics Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Instrumentation Technicians and Lab Ops Technicians to fault-find and upgrade our test facility control systems.
Evaluates the requirements of our component experts and functional specialists to develop and implement new control and test techniques.
Works as a member of the Test Technology Engineering group to ensure compatibility and effectiveness of test cell systems.
Specific Skills and Experience
Experience of the CyFlex control system.
Experience of configuring and fault-finding Gantner e-bloxx/q-bloxx data acquisition hardware.
Experience of CAN/Modbus architecture.
Experience of structured software development, or similar structured processes, in an automotive testing environment.
Experience of working in a test laboratory environment and an awareness of the potential hazards is desirable.
Experience of mechanical and/or electronics systems would be advantageous.
Primary Location United Kingdom-England-West Yorkshire-UK, Huddersfield, CTT St Andrew's Road
Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office
Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced
Job Posting Dec 11, 2017, 4:11:28 AM
Unposting Date Jan 10, 2018, 6:59:00 PM
Req ID: 170007BT