Senior Powertrain Engineer

Job title : Senior Powertrain Engineer
Contract type : Permanent
Location : Worthing
Sectors :
Salary : £43000 - £48000 per annum
Start date : ASAP
Job Reference : SYN3762_1715334377
Contact name : Iain Leaman
Contact email : iain@syntechrecruitment.co.uk

Senior Powertrain Engineer / Near Worthing / £45,000 per annum
Join our client's dynamic team, supporting the ongoing development of high-performance gasoline engines for premium supercar OEMs. This role is key in maintaining excellent product quality and performance standards through assembly, test, and warranty processes.

Location / Hours
You'll be based close to Worthing, 5 days per week; Monday - Friday 40 hours a week. You'll need to be able to drive there or be on close public transport links. Free parking available.

Senior Powertrain Engineer Responsibilities

  • Provide engineering insight into engine part and build issues during production, including end-of-line testing.
  • Conduct root cause analysis and resolution of production, client, warranty, and supply chain issues using structured problem-solving methods.
  • Support continuous improvement projects and collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • Facilitate engineering changes through the release process for suppliers and clients.
  • Perform hands-on tear-down and investigation activities as needed.
  • Cover engineering lead role when required.


Senior Powertrain Engineer Skills

  • Strong understanding of internal combustion engines.
  • Familiarity with engine testing and development processes is beneficial (Dyno testing background would be ideal)
  • Knowledge of quality processes including 8D, FMEA, DVP, and structured change control.
  • CAD design experience would be ideal but not essential
  • Experience in production systems and operational environments is desirable.
  • Competent user of Microsoft Office software suite.


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