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  • Job reference: RMS0193756

Project Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 30/04/2018
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Time left:
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    (28/05/18)
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The Role:
Position Description:

The Automotive OEM require an Electrical / Automotive Test Kit Support Engineer to work in the Powertrain Test support Team supporting prototype, production engine and electrified powertrain testing. The Powertrain Test Support Team provide equipment such as ECU, harnesses, AIS, exhausts and consumable components that enable prototype and production engines to interface to engine test bed facilities. The role requires a resourceful and lateral thinking engineer capable of problem solving and planning ahead. This role can be reactive as well as proactive and often requires strong communication skills and strength of character; an ability to operate under pressures, delivering support to high profile engine and transmission programmes is necessary. Diplomacy and negotiation skill are every day requirements of the role.

3 key skills required:

1. Electrical engineering knowledge/background

2. Automotive Engineering Knowledge/Background

3. Computer literacy/ MS office skills

Experience Required:

Relevant Engineering Qualification (NVQ L3 or above). Full Clean Car Driving License.

Experience Preferred:

Degree or Engineering Apprenticeship. Preferably Electrical Experience of automotive Test Beds / Testing. Experience of fault finding and problem solving. Electrical engineering background Experience of working within a team. Project Management Experience would be advantageous.

The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

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