Transport Systems Engineer

Transport Systems Engineer

Job Title: Transport Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 896123_1564587006
Contact Name: Anna Bonczchowska
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 31, 2019 16:30

Job Description

My client, with its mission of transformation of the UK's energy system that bridges the gap between industry, government, academia and research, is looking for Transport Systems Engineer. As a part of the team you will focus on providing subject matter expertise on low carbon vehicles and analysis of their influence as a part of the overall energy system. This role offers an exciting opportunity to bring to bear your strong technical and analytical skills in a creative and forward-looking environment on the cutting edge of transport and energy innovation.

About the Role:

Providing critical, technical, engineering guidance on vehicle technology component, sub-system and platform development potential
Building and maintaining new and existing relationships with external stakeholders in the transport sector
Gathering transport data from a variety of sources and processing this to derive insights and enable further analysis by colleagues
Managing data on vehicle technologies, transport and travel for use in a variety of models and analysis across the company
Working with and contributing to other teams within the company (covering a wide range of disciplines), to deliver meaningful and impactful results for both internal and external pieces of work.

You will have the following experience:

Educated to degree level in engineering (Bachelors, Masters or Doctoral level) in a relevant engineering subject with a strong systems approach; should aspire to professional (Chartered) status within a relevant discipline.
Technical engineering experience in vehicle technologies and of the vehicle market. Expertise in low carbon vehicle technologies (e.g. electric vehicles, hydrogen vehicles).
Extensive experience gained within the automotive industry, likely to be in design, research and development or manufacturing.
Systems design and analysis.
Systems thinking is highly desirable.
Knowledge of the energy sector and energy supply for vehicles
Direct experience of research, development and demonstration activities in the transport sector is highly desirable.
Substantial experience of low carbon technology programmes, and the wider sustainability agenda, is desirable.
Systems modelling experience is beneficial
Understanding of how businesses develop and exploit new technology is highly desirable.
A demonstrated ability to learn about new areas of technology and their application.
Working knowledge of how government funded projects and bids operate is beneficial.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Proven leadership, team working and project management skills.
Strong inter-personal skills - articulate and able to work with a diverse team of colleagues with backgrounds across science, engineering, business, and policy.
Able to consider implications, anticipate problems and solve them pragmatically and with consideration of the wider needs of the team.
Strong IT and communication skills and the ability to produce clear, concise and accurate reports.
Ability to excel in a rapidly growing, fast-paced organisational environment.
Persuasive and approachable you can successfully manage relations with clients, colleagues and other stakeholders.
Comfortable dealing with ambiguity and ability to work effectively in line with changing priorities
Enquiring mind with desire to challenge the status quo
Other Requirements: Willingness to travel, within the UK and globally as required. Knowledge of UK and EU regulations covering the transport sector is desirable but not essential. Experience working with large quantities of data from disparate sources is also desirable but not essentia
Transport Systems Engineer
Salary: Up to 37.5k + Benefits
Status: Full-time/Permanent

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent position.

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