Engineering & Electronics

Performance Systems Engineer

  • Contract
  • Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, UK
  • 41984985



PE Global are recruiting for a Performance Systems Senior Engineer to work on a 18 month contract with a leading Engine Manufacturer based in Peterborough.


Key Responsibilities

  • Acting as Performance Systems Engineer for one of our engine platforms within the team to ultimately deliver an off-highway diesel engine performance that exceeds customer expectations
  • Data analysis and engine performance predictions and problem solving
  • Engine simulation and performance modelling, including mathematical modelling of complicated physical problems
  • Build, validate and optimise system level and/or controls orientated models across multiple execution platforms.
  • Use simulation models effectively to solve urgent engineering problems.
  • Lead issue investigations for complex systems interaction issues in NPI and/or current product spaces, working closely with customers, suppliers and process partners
  • Work with regulation team partners to maintain product compliance across worldwide territories.


  • Technical expertise in some of the following areas and strive to broaden and develop across our other areas of focus:


  • Diesel engine core performance and emissions
  • Diesel engine aftertreatment specification and performance
  • Product controls software development
  • Product technical issue root cause and resolution




Required Experience

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Engineering
  • Self-management of assigned tasks to agreed customer critical requirements, delivering high quality work to documented or novel processes within agreed timescales
  • Detailed and significant knowledge of internal combustion engines in some of the key areas outlined above
  • Ability to communicate technical information effectively at all levels of the business
  • Experience of MATLAB and Simulink


Desired Qualifications

  • Be familiar with some of 1-D simulation, dynamics, controls orientated or mean value simulation tools (e.g. GT-Power, Wave, AmeSIM, Adams, Dymola, Simulink)
  • Experience of complex Electronics and Controls system concept generation including drafting block diagram controls for simulation assessment
  • Extensive understanding of control algorithms and logic
  • Experience of modelling complex systems, and the use of simulation tools to make confident predictions
  • Knowledge of heavy-duty machine applications
  • Product validation (FMEA, DVP&R, Data analysis)
  • Product sign-off and report documentation
  • Knowledge of mathematics, data analysis, numerical modelling and statistics
  • Experience of design of experiments, optimisation techniques and Robust engineering methods



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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