Engineering & Electronics

Mechanical Systems Engineer (Engines)

  • Contract
  • UK, Cambridgeshire, Peterborough
  • 41958718



PE Global are looking for a Mechanical Systems Engineer for a leading Engine Manufacturer based in Peterborough. This is a 12 month + contract.


Key Responsibilities

  • Perform analysis of machine & engine data to develop technical objectives, identify system level risks and identify & resolve product issues.
  • Support the creation and maintenance of System FMEA’s, and facilitate the creation of system & component validation plans (DVP – Design Verification Plan) for dynamometer & machine.
  • Work with component teams, test engineers, product managers & customers, to make decisions making from engine data reviews and end of test inspections.
  • Collaborate to investigate system level trade-offs including performance, packaging & durability. This will be achieved using a combination of engineering hand calculations, simulation results and test data.
  • Undertake machine integration application risk assessments, working collaboratively with our customers.
  • Take results from DVP & translate into product capability statements, and application sign-off requirements


Required Experience

  • A Systems Engineering approach to product development
  • A structured approach to problem solving
  • Ability to analyse engine data and use it drive decisions with clear, concise conclusions
  • Experience of engine design, development or simulation
  • Experience of planning validation and test requirements
  • Experience of DFMEA facilitation and creation
  • Good communication skills (both written & verbal)
  • Experience of working as part of a cross functional team
  • Engineering degree or similar
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Experience of industrial diesel engine applications, construction machinery or generating sets
  • Experience of Proactive Reliability, and demonstration of Product Quality
  • 6 Sigma Methodology and Continuous Process Improvement
  • Experience of Root Cause Analysis, and issue investigation techniques



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***

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