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  • Job reference: RMS0179154

Specialist Engineer - 32836

  • Sector: Community Services & Development
  • Location: Warwickshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 22/12/2017
  • Duration: ongoing
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The Role:
Position Description:
The Vehicle Durability Test Engineer will be responsible for the whole vehicle test preparation and execution against existing procedures and work instructions. During testing, all issues highlighted will be interpreted and reported upon so that timely resolutions can be achieved. Additionally, there may be a requirement to provide support to the periodic review of the many procedures, work instructions, risk assessments etc required within VDT and also the creation of new publications designed to ensure testing remains both safe and representative of customer product use.

Skills Required:

1)Good knowledge/experience of automotive testing methodologies at vehicle level.
2)Good knowledge/experience of modern automotive systems.
3)Ability to clearly communicate complex issues in written and spoken English.

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.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Minimum HNC/HND in an engineering related discipline. ¿ Has undertaken / knowledge of durability/reliability testing of vehicles/systems. Experience in resolution of complex technical issues. ¿ Experience of automotive systems software and software diagnostic systems. Very good knowledge of MS Office skills

Additional Information :
Must be willing and able to travel and work abroad for short periods (normally 2-3 weeks duration) as testing facilities worldwide are used. Must have a clean driving licence. Safety Shoes, hard hat & high visibility jacket required. Main location is MIRA but periods of work at Gaydon

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Educated to degree level in a suitable engineering discipline e.g. automotive, motorsport ¿ 2-3 years experience of whole vehicle durability testing with an automotive manufacturer. Advanced driving qualifications including both Off-Road & Proving Ground licences

About Fircroft:
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