Senior Manager- Engine Design 184 views

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Role: Team Lead – Powertrain Design

Years of Exp: 10+yrs of relevant experience In Powertrain design

Education: Graduate, PG in Mechanical / Automotive Engineering

Industry Type: Automotive (2-3-4 Wheeler)

Scope of work 

Design, develop, test, benchmark Powertrain components, assemblies for performance, manufacturability & assembly

    • Requisite knowledge of New Product Development
    • Coordinate with cross-functional teams across several verticals such as Procurement, Marketing, Materials, Purchase, Manufacturing, Quality etc to strategies the concept of the new vehicle to be designed.
    • Lead the Powertrain product development cycle beginning from the Design Prototype to the various trials, supplier localization till mass Production
    • Mentor and develop the team of design & development, quality and testing engineers 
    • Good exposure in VAVE
    • Should have proficiency at design calculations of Mechanical components like Engine, transmission, shafts, flywheel, pulleys, sprockets, bearings & springs etc.
    • Should be skilled at selection of standard components (Electric motor, gearbox, coupling, hydraulic cylinders, power packs & valves).
    • Should be skilled at 2D layout, 3D modelling, assembly and be aware of the techniques and methods of virtual validation
    • Analyzing the existing design & building prototypes & developing new systems.
    • Value analysis & value engineering for cost & lead time reduction and removing defects.
    • Should have experience in Design & manufacturing of castings, forgings, sheet metal components, metal and plastics for two wheelers
    • Help develop procurement, build up and testing of prototype engines from the concept phase through the validation testing phase for the evaluation of mechanical, thermal and electrical performance
    • Possess technical expertise with ability to respond to short term technical issues
    • Procure and assemble mechanical component for testing and install instrumentation to validate technology development
    • Attend customer meetings and provide design results as needed to communicate with the customer on project status


    • Graduate or MS (Mechanical/Automotive Engineer) with a minimum of 10+ years of two wheeler R&D powertrain design experience
    • Extensive experience with component testing and operating rigs to acquire powertrain performance, vibration, thermal, lubrication, fluid flow and acoustic data
    • Experience with the design, analysis and testing of powertrain components
    • Experience with design tools and standards
    • Design expertise in powertrain components including conceptual design, detailed design, testing, validation and product implementation
    • Deep analytical capability in assessing the stress, lubrication and performance prediction of powertrain design
    • Experience with product design constraints, manufacturing techniques and material processing selections
    • Interpersonal, leadership and communication skills in a global team environment
    • Execution mindset and sense of urgency
    • High efficiency in using 3D solid modeling software (i.e. Unigraphics)
    • High efficiency in UG NX, ACAD and similar CAD software, exposure to the application and use CAE tools
    • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
    • Ability to work across all functions/levels as part of a team
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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