Diesel Hardware Engineer

  • Eden Road, Walsgrave Triangle, Coventry, United Kingdom
  • Full-time

Company Description

DENSO is one of the largest technology suppliers in the global automotive industry.  Our products and systems are an important part of nearly every major vehicle manufactured around the world.  DENSO is at the forefront of advanced technology and is in a unique position to shape the future of mobility.  We see this not just as an opportunity to create technologies that enable motion, but as a responsibility to influence the direction of that movement towards safety, sustainability and a greater need for inspiration. With more than 200 subsidiaries and affiliates across 5 continents, DENSO is powered by a global workforce of about 170,000 individuals, whose expertise in research and development, engineering, manufacturing, sales and operations, enable us to continuously develop core technologies designed to respond to the industry and society's evolving needs by pushing the boundaries of what's possible.

DENSO Automotive UK Ltd is based in the heart of the UK automotive industry and provides development engineering and account management for a number of car makers.

Find more information at https://www.denso.com/uk/en/

Job Description

Main Purpose of the Job

Hardware support, including design of customer application and supporting returned parts investigation for EU/Global Diesel customers.

Main Tasks of the Job

Responsibility for the design, testing and analysis of parts of the Diesel FiE system. Responsibility includes discussion with the customer (e.g. understanding of customer evaluation, presentation of results), component testing of injector pump and rail, analysis/judgement, discussion with HW design team and reporting to customer.

DENSO is looking for an experienced design/component engineer with good theoretical knowledge and relevant powertrain experience, ideally with Diesel component experience.

Specific Responsibilities:

·         Personnel - Will be working within the Diesel Hardware team.

·         Resources - Will need to manage own output/testing to the right quality.

·         Planning - Needs to be able to prioritise activity and be flexible in approach making sure that all activity is aligned to the high-level purpose.

 ·        Decisions - Needs to be able to deliver required output, determined through alignment with team leader, with the minimum of input (good ownership). Needs to be proactive in reporting, exhibiting good communication to demonstrate alignment.

Working Conditions:

Based at the Powertrain Engineering office in Coventry working in an open-plan office with access to laboratory, chassis dyno and engine test bed/rig facilities. Potential of travel to customer sites (with potentially extended visits) and occasional travel to other DENSO offices (including Japan). A training placement in DNJP may be required.

Note: During the current COVID situation working from home will be expected and the applicant is expected to maintain drive/output/have suitable home working environment to support.



Good Degree or equivalent (2:2 or higher in Mechanical, Automotive or Electronics Engineering).

Additional Information

What we offer you:
Competitive salary
Comprehensive Flexible benefits package, 
including generous holiday & pension schemes
Continuous development opportunities
Flexible working hours
Discretionary annual bonus
All equipment necessary to do your job

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