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Job titleSenior Transmission Engineer
Job typeAuto Innovation
Salary90,000 - 110,000 USD
LocationNorth America
Bonus PackageAnnual discretionry
Job description

Are you ready to generate new ideas and push existing boundaries? Do you want to work for an organisation who value your ideas, and empowers you to make a difference? Our client is currently looking for someone to join their team as a Senior Transmission Engineer. 


The company 

Our client is on a mission to create the future of powertrains. They work on the full lifecycle from strategic planning to testing of powertrain and electrification technologies. They’ve got a rich history in the automotive space, working with major vehicle OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers to optimise their products.   

Working towards a more sustainable future, they are operating in the electrification space to advance the development of new, more sustainable technologies.   

The role 

As Senior Transmission Engineer your focus will be leading the design for transmission systems, driveline systems and electric machines.  You will ensure that the designs meet the requirements set out by internal and external customers. You’ll be a technical expert on automotive transmission design and will apply this knowledge to electric systems to drive the very best in performance. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Analysing electrified propulsion systems  

  • Utilising state of the art simulation techniques for design 

  • Resolving technically complex problems  

  • Analysing processes for continuous improvement 

  • Technically responsible for content and value of multiple projects  

  • Providing solutions to design challenges 

  • Managing projects and customer relationships  

  • Providing technical support to other departments when required 

  • Helping the team with design of tests and interpretation of results  

  • Work in accordance to processes and safety requirements 


The requirements 

You’ll have a minimum of 5 years of automotive transmission design and or analysis with technical responsibility of product. Other requirements include: 

  • Degree level educated in Mechanical Engineering or a relevant field  

  • Understanding of the automotive industry standards and regulations 

  • Thorough understanding of commercial aspects of a consultancy business  

  • Able to present technical design elements to customers 

  • Knowledge of physics involved in transmission or motor design 

  • High standard of competency in CAE analysis 

  • Experience of the design and analytical requirements of various transmission architectures 

  • Knowledge of driveline design and analysis package (MASTA, Romax, Kissoft) 

  • Experience of producing engineering drawings for production  

  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail? 

  • Strong computer literacy skills (including Microsoft Office)  

  • Demonstrate innovative solutions to design challenges 

  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) 


Important information 

FMC contact for this role: Stephanie Allen (

Reference number: 9771 


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    Updated on 2017-08-07T17:04:38+00:00, by Matthew Graham.