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Job title:  Development Engineer

Posting Date:  Jan 16, 2023
Company:  AVL Powertrain UK Ltd

Basildon, GB

Job ID:  32958

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:  Horsham, Surrey, UK



This role is in the Calibration South department at our customer site in Horsham, Surrey, UK. The primary responsibility will be test cell development of SOC fuel cells. This will include installation of unit under test, test cell updates, planning and modification. Unit test and development, data gathering and data analysis. Report generation and presentation. 





•    Test and development of SOC fuel cells
•    Test stand, operation, testing, modification and issue resolution
•    Test plan development and processes
•    Data analysis, documentation production and presentation 
•    Liaising with stakeholders across the business




•    Batchelor’s degree in relevant engineering, electrical, chemical or physics discipline
•    Experience of powertrain testing & test cell operation
•    Knowledge of test stand design and set-up
•    Knowledge and experience using calibration tools
•    Knowledge of external test instrumentation 
•    Knowledge of test cell operation software
•    Knowledge of computer IT, MS Windows 
•    Strong organisational skills and data/record keeping
•    Masters or PhD in suitable discipline 
•    Experience of SOC fuel cell development
•    Development of fuel cell test cell design and operation
•    Knowledge of electrified powertrain testing
•    Knowledge of ATi calibration tools
•    Knowledge of solid oxide fuel cells


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 - £44,000 and we will offer market-conforming remuneration taking qualifications and professional experience into account.


Job posted on: 23/08/2022

Closing date: 21/02/2023

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


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