Engineering & Electronics

Engine Performance & Emissions Engineer

  • Contract
  • Stafford, Staffordshire, UK
  • 41976460



PE Global are looking for a Performance & Emissions Engineer to work on a 12 month + project for Caterpillar based in Stafford. This role is hybrid with very flexible working hours.


Based within the Product Engineering Development department at the Stafford facility, this vacancy is initially a 12-month contract. The successful applicant will be responsible for planning and delivering engineering activity as part of the 5000 Series diesel product development activity. This role involves, engine performance calibration, analysing data and trends, root cause corrective action and validation of corrective actions.



Key Responsibilities

  • Diesel Engine Performance and Emissions calibration
  • Mechanical verification and validation of engine components and systems
  • Defining and managing component validation plans
  • Coordination of day-to-day engineering activity and management of test and analysis activity
  • Failure analysis and defect resolution using industry-standard methods
  • Technical reporting
  • Conducting all work to Perkins operating procedures and local work methods in order to meet compliance with quality standards.
  • Support to the design function is required through FMEA attendance.
  • The role will require collaboration with all platform teams based at the Stafford facility.
  • Working closely with global Caterpillar facilities.
  • Occasional overseas travel may be necessary as required by business needs.


Required Experience

  • Engineering Degree or other equivalent qualification/experience
  • Experienced in engine Performance and Emissions calibration
  • Knowledge of emissions measurement techniques, worldwide emission regulations and emissions measurement hardware.
  • Knowledge of turbocharger matching, fuel system optimisation and control system development.
  • PC literacy, excellent use of all MS Office components
  • High standard of written technical reporting
  • Diesel engine component validation experience
  • Working knowledge of industrial diesel engine systems such as cooling, lubrication, air etc…



If interested in applying to this job opportunity, please don’t hesitate to call +44  20 3966 9800 or alternatively send an updated CV to

***Please note our client cannot assist with any visa sponsorship and candidates must have the correct visa to live and work in UK***