OBD Calibration Engineer

Mercedes AMG HPP are seeking an exceptional OBC Calibration Engineer to join our world championship winning team at Brixworth. The purpose of the role is to take system requirements to validate hardware and software; devise and run test programmes to develop a powertrain calibration that delivers OBD compliance to meet Euro 6-2 and CARB LEVIII legislations, form a good understanding of the application and the legislations, devise test plans and detail the component and facility specifications to deliver a compliant hybrid powertrain, be responsible for the system compliance and robustness as well as the maintenance of the diagnostic matrices across the various powertrain components and manage external suppliers to deliver OBD calibration.

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Job no: 493665
Work type: Permanent
Location: Brixworth
Department: Automotive Engineering Centre

THEREFORE WE NEED YOU TO...

Be skilled at...

  • Running test programmes using simulation, test rigs, dynos or customer vehicles.
  • Data analysis and reporting of results and conclusions. Advanced user of MATLAB, INCA, MDA, Concerto, CANape
  • Rig and dyno testing of sub systems and full powertrains in order to support the characterisation, calibration and development of OBD relevant diagnostic functions
  • Working with project customers, suppliers and other internal teams to develop solutions in short time frames
  • Leading and supporting OBD calibration development with external suppliers

Have experience of...

  • Calibration of Euro6 and CARB OBDII functional and emission threshold diagnostics
  • Generating and maintaining diagnostic matrices for ICE and hybrid controllers
  • Dyno and vehicle testing to complete product validation through detailed understanding of the product functionality
  • Setting OBD functional and emission thresholds to meet Euro6-2 and OBDII requirements
  • Setting statistical approaches to product validation to demonstrate OBD system robustness
  • Conducting emissions testing and specification of OBD components
  • Proven gasoline engine calibration experience on common supplier architectures (Bosch, Continental etc)
  • Calibrating Diagnostic System Managers; working knowledge of SAE J1979
  • PVE or PFMEA testing, and OBD services$ system validation with a generic scantool
  • Fault tree creation
  • Plug-in hybrid system development / implementation

Demonstrate knowledge of...

  • From cascaded requirements - Euro6 and CARB legislations; develop test programs to validate that the hardware and software are capable of meeting the legislated requirements and delivering a robust OBD system
  • Expert knowledge of OBD calibration; air-path systems, fuel systems, cooling systems, after-treatment functions (Catalysts, Exhaust Sensors, GPF), hybrid comprehensive componentry
  • Comprehensive knowledge of FMEA driven software implementations; self-sufficient in developing and leading
  • Comprehensive knowledge of OBD system requirements to generate and implement a software validation plan
  • Broad overall knowledge of internal combustion engines, turbo charging and hybrid systems
  • Working knowledge of SAE J2012

Hold these qualifications...

  • Applicants must have a degree in Mechanical Engineering (2:1 or above)

And be...

  • Enthusiastic for engineering
  • Have a technical creativity and curiosity
  • Organised, analytical, methodical and logical approach to problem solving
  • Able to plan effectively and respond to changing priorities
  • Flexible approach to support test requirements at short notice
  • Competitive and self-motivated
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Integrity
  • Provides robust, positive and constructive feedback to drive continuous improvement
  • Pro-active, manages own accountabilities and informs/escalates as required

In return you’ll get the chance to be part of a team with some of the best in the world, at a state of the art facility, with a very real chance to make history.

We look forward to meeting you!

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