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  • Job reference: RMS0192598

Test Coordinator

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 03/04/2018
  • Duration: ongoing
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The Role:
Working as a Test co-ordinator within our Vehicle Engineering department, you'll take ownership of co-ordinating Test and Development plans across multiple builds & programmes. You'll additionally support prototype builds & build meetings across our Saloon and SUV platforms. You'll co-ordinate software & part updates with the vehicle users, including rig and test kits and you'll need to understand core system changes and their impact on the Test Plan. You'll need to be very organised & able to collaborate with all areas of the business to ensure the Test Plan is delivered on time. You'll monitor prototype vehicle utilisation, ensuring all our prototype vehicles are being used effectively. Vehicle Engineering Management is an incredibly diverse and stimulating department, and it is responsible for delivering the key characteristics that define the entire vehicle. It covers vehicle attributes such as aerodynamics, off-road capability, connected car, safety, sustainability, durability and other customer-focused measurable that characterise each vehicle. Vehicle Engineering Management lead the development and strategy of individual vehicle lines from the product starting point through all the development stages and press launch to full-vehicle production, ensuring all attributes are developed and delivered by utilising the appropriate technologies to a world-class standard. Vehicle Engineering enable vehicle development and sign-off through utilising leading facilities and systems.


1. Very organised & ability to work collaboratively cross functionally

2. High levels of drive and ability to work under pressure. Able to deliver with minimum supervision

3. Good personal, planning skills & experience working within the Automotive Industry

Experience Required:

1. Excellent communication & planning skills

2. Worked within the Automotive Industry

3. Challenge engineering teams.

Experience Preferred:

1. Previous experience in Vehicle Engineering.

2. Complex planning

3. Degree

4. Prototype build

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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