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Student Fuel Injection Component Design and Development Engineer

To join a team providing fuel injection system designs for engines using Delphi commercial vehicle products that meet market requirements worldwide. To ensure that the resulting designs meet Delphi standards of product performance, design & cost and that they are capable of meeting the quality and in use targets for reliability. To meet with customers’ engineers at appropriate levels when required to ensure that their engineering aspirations are met for agreed programmes.

The job role will involve product engineering design and development activities as well as manufacturing and aftermarket support for the full range of diesel fuel injection and exhaust after treatment products.

There are multiple roles within the engineering team, below are examples of the activities you should expect to be involved with 

  • Design and development of diesel fuel injection system components
  • Devising and executing test and analysis work on fuel injection equipment rigs, engines and vehicles
  • Contributing to formal and informal design and development reviews at appropriate stages of projects
  • Writing reports and presenting results to internal and external audiences.
  • Organise the procurement and testing of sample hardware to meet project requirements
  • Analyse customer’s & legislative test requirements and formulate technical cost effective solutions.
  • Manage design & development projects from concept to full integration to agreed budget / timescales.
  • Design & Prepare concept 3D graphical models.
  • Prepare detailed engineering drawings using latest Geometric Dimensioning and tolerance practices.
  • Preparation and execution of simulation models
  • Development of test equipment and instrumentation
  • Interpretation of test data, synthesis of results & Reporting
  • Exposure to high precision manufacturing technologies required to produce advanced prototypes.
  • Definition and execution of test plans to provide feedback to the development process.
  • Assessments of designs using established DFM and DFMEA methods to develop a robust product.
  • Contribution to project reviews and product development.


  • Be working towards relevant Engineering Degree (Required)
  • Ability to apply the skills and knowledge learnt on course to date. (Required)
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate via reports, emails and presentations. (Required)
  • Knowledge of MS Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point and understanding of the capabilities of CAD and FEA packages. (Required)
  • Good written and spoken fluency in English. (Required)
  • Experience with 3D modelling packages  and ability to operate Solidworks CAD package after training. (Required)
  • Experience of design and development of products at all stages of product life cycle from concept through volume manufacturing to service only. (Preferred)
  • Basic knowledge in hydraulic systems, engine control and fuel injection systems (Preferred)
  • Able to operate effectively in a multi-national multi-lingual project environment. (Preferred)
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage several tasks at once. (Preferred)

Hours of work, 37per week

8am – 4:30pm Mon to Thurs, ½ hour lunch break. 8am – 1pm Friday, no lunch break.


In addition to statutory holidays, students receive 25 days paid holiday in a full 12 month calendar period, pro-rata for shorter periods.


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