• Validation Engineer (Rig Calibration) Gillingham
  • PHINIA in Gillingham, , United Kingdom
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  • 2 weeks ago

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Validation Engineer (Rig Calibration)


Gillingham, UK

About Us

PHINIA: Advancing sustainability today, powering carbon-free tomorrow.

At PHINIA, we create premium fuel systems, electrical systems and aftermarket parts for internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles and industrial applications. We make sure our products are clean, efficient and high-value, because we know the actions we take today will have a profound impact on the world tomorrow. Our goal? The cleanest ICE technology: carbon-free combustion.

Always, PHINIA puts quality first, continuing our legacy with over a century of rich expertise and technological innovation. The name PHINIA has roots related to “bright” and “future,” representing our confidence and commitment to bettering the world.

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We believe in building a brighter tomorrow for our employees as well as our customers and encourage you to learn about our long history, strong culture, new technologies and future vision. We offer a strong local presence and interesting global opportunities. Join us on this shared journey toward a brighter tomorrow.

Position Overview

The position of Validation Engineer (Rig Calibration) is for dedicated calibration and test system configuration support within engineering. An expert in configuring and calibrating powertrain control modules to operate on both standard and bespoke test systems and facilities. While the role is calibration biased, you will be expected to work closely with cross-functional team leaders in software, hardware and validation, as well as with project and functional management.

This will require you to grow highly competent in translating product development requirements into executable tasks which may also have mechanical, electrical, and software elements. You will additionally ensure that all development facilities are continuously up to date against the latest project requirements, and maintain the version control thereof. In summary, you will be responsible for delivering key project objectives that ensures advanced development facility readiness at all times.

Roles & Responsibilities
• Act as the dedicated calibration and test system configuration support for on-site test & validation
• Understand customer project development requirements and configure test & validation systems accordingly
• Build up and maintain a test and validation facility configuration library
• Plan and prioritize system configuration requirements on appropriate test facilities to meet project team and project objectives
• Keep test facility calibration and software is up to date versus project status and aligned with test system-specific modifications required ensuring operational capability
• Manage datasets, database and version control to comply with retention and IATF16949 audits compliance requirements
• Enhance and develop relevant internal tools, processes & procedures
• Compile technical reports and presentations citing clear analysis and summaries for decision making
• Escalate risks and issues to core team members and management in a timely manner

• Strong communication skills being able to communicate clearly via email, reports and presentations
• Strong organisation skills
• Ability to ‘translate’ mechanical into controls requirements
• Fast learner

• Self-starter, proactive and results driven
• Ability to work under pressure and manage several tasks concurrently
• Continuous improvement, quality mind-set, and attention to detail
• Technically inquisitive

Experience & Qualifications

• Experience of working with FIE calibration
• Excellent communications skills, with ability to present information at management level
• Significant product knowledge for FIE components and systems

• Educated to a minimum of degree level in Automotive, Mechanical or Software Engineering, Science, Mathematics or similar
• Calibration, software, or system development and validation experience in a powertrain development environment
• Exposure to mechanical and/or electromechanical components and electro-mechanical products
• Understanding of hydraulic systems

Highly Desirable
• Sound mechanical understanding of fuel injection equipment and fluid dynamics
• Hydraulic systems development & integration experience

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