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Job title:  Calibration Engineer

Posting Date:  Jan 26, 2023
Company:  AVL Powertrain UK Ltd

Basildon, GB

Job ID:  34018

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 

In this role you will be responsible for optimising the calibration of ICEs and hybridised ICE powertrains.


Your objective will be to ensure that all target criteria are met and that the powertrain works to its full efficiency in all operating conditions. 


The role involves planning, preparation and supervision of related vehicle tests, assessment and documentation of test results and delivery of calibrations. 


You may also be required to participate in vehicle test development trips.





•    Planning and execution of engine or vehicle development program
•    Calibration dataset development in-line with guidelines for the relevant attributes
•    Analysis of results and preparation of recommendations
•    Dataset validation for all ambient conditions both in facility and in territory, including final reporting and documentation
•    Liaison and reporting to various functions within the organisation




•    BEng in Mechanical/Automotive or related engineering discipline
•    Experience in diesel emissions testing and data analysis
•    Good knowledge of diesel combustion engine fundamentals
•    Good knowledge of diesel exhaust after-treatment hardware
•    Good knowledge of diesel EMS and related tools and software
•    Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
•    Proven project management skills

•    Capable of working independently as well as part of large and small teams including leading teams

•    Masters or PhD in specific subject area preferred
•    Good knowledge of diesel ICE OBD
•    Good knowledge of SCR aftertreatment systems
•    Knowledge of data analysis tools such as AVL Concerto or equivalent
•    Knowledge of statistical analysis methods and tools
•    Programming skills in MATLAB


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 £34,000.00 - £52,000.00 and we will offer market-conforming remuneration taking qualifications and professional experience into account.


Job posted on: 27/10/2022

Closing date: 08/03/2023

We look forward to receiving your details for the unique opportunity to join our growing, high-tech, international team.


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