Shell Vehicle Testing Engineer (m/w/d) in Hamburg, Germany


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Vehicle Testing Engineer (m/w/d)

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Job Description:

Vehicle Testing in Projects and Technology

Shell in Germany is one of the biggest retailers of energy products and one of the largest refinery operators. Being one of the largest suppliers for public and private transport Shell plays a key role in providing cleaner energy solutions to secure the rising demand in energy, especially in mobility. The Shell Technology Centre in Hamburg is one of our global hubs of developing new and better fuels and lubricants. Our extensive Research and Development facilities in Hamburg allow us to offer a broad range of expertise on Retail Fuels and Automotive / Industrial Lubricants as well as newer sources of transportation energy, e.g. electricity, bio fuels or hydrogen.

The Vehicle Testing Team based at the Shell Technology Centre Hamburg supports the research and development of new Shell products with a range of advanced automotive test platforms. Those testing platforms are the most complex and innovative in the industry to enable differentiation between different fuels and lubricants allowing the development of the next generation Shell V-Power Fuels and Shell Helix Lubricants.

Project Engineer Vehicle Testing

This role offers you the opportunity to join the exciting innovation of new and environmentally friendlier fuels and lubricants developed to tackle the future and ever-increasing demands of mobility. As an engineer you will be part of a larger integrated team of engineers technicians and scientists who are developing the next generation of fluid formulations. You will work with the latest cars and trucks from a variety of OEM’s. With Shell being at the forefront of the energy transition you will also be exposed to hybrid or battery electric vehicles and vehicles with other alternative engines and drivetrains.

As a Project Engineer in Vehicle Testing you will be responsible for a critical step in evaluation phase of our new, highly innovative fuels and lubricants, including:

  • Managing all aspects of Vehicle Testing on our Chassis Dynamometers

  • Collaborating with Scientists and OEMs to create test development programs

  • Planning and delivering the test development program

  • Analysing and validating test results with internal or external stakeholders

  • Leading the development and enhancement of the Vehicle Testing capabilities

  • Continuously improving testing techniques and data evaluation (e.g. through digitalization)

  • Leveraging the latest technological advancements in Chassis Dynamometers

  • Applying a commercial mindset and creating innovative solutions to Vehicle Testing that unlock new business value for Shell

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At Shell Germany, our drive is to employ world-class individuals. We employ 3,500 people whose careers have benefitted from our industry-leading career development programme and unrivalled inhouse access to local and global experts. We are active in many areas such as Gas, Gas Marketing, Manufacturing & Distribution of oil products, Petrochemicals as well as Research & Development. Shell in Germany is one of the biggest retailers of energy products and one of the largest refinery operators. Our extensive R&D facilities in Hamburg allow us to offer a broad range of expertise on Retail Fuels, Lubes, and Marine, Power and Engine Vehicle Technology. Shell began operations in Germany in 1902.


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Work Location:

Hamburg - Harburg PT


Your profile

As an Engineer in the Vehicle Test Team you strive to deliver operational excellence, visible technical leadership and role model safety behaviors. In addition to that we are looking for candidates with:

  • Bachelor’s/ Master’s degree in mechanical engineering, preferably with focus on automotive engineering, combustion engines and/or vehicle technology

  • 3 to 5 years experience in research and development in the petrochemical or automotive industry

  • First experience in test bench operation and/or vehicle and engine testing are a plus

  • Basic level of emissions measurement knowledge is beneficial

  • Good team working and interpersonal communication skills

  • Autonomous working, enthusiasm and doer mentality

  • Fluency in English and German language (B2, spoken and written)

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