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Towing Attribute Engineer - 32971

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 21/06/2017
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (19/07/17)
This vacancy has now expired.

The Role:
.Position Description:
"The towing attribute engineer will be responsible for testing the towing capability of both JLR and competitor vehicles including the test planning, execution & report writing. The role entails the planning and preparation of simultaneous vehicle tests following defined test procedures then communicating and reporting results via formal report writing. Additional responsibilities will include development of towing features by application of the systems engineering philosophy and competitor benchmarking.

Skills Required:
3 KEY SKILLS Knowledge and experience of automotive systems and trailer towing. Ability to conduct whole vehicle and literature based benchmarking in terms of towing. Ability to conduct repeatable vehicle driven tests within the critical test parameters defined. Ability to write concise and accurate technical test and benchmarking reports.

Experience Required:
"Candidate should have experience in driven vehicle testing (with recognised proving ground driving licences) and a level of project management experience so as to manage both physical testing as well as towing feature development. The ability to communicate results in a technical manner to the Attribute and PAT leaders. Minimum considered qualification is Mechanical or Automotive Engineering HND."

Experience Preferred:
"Hands on experience of vehicle testing and trailer towing for whole vehicle verification. A broad knowledge of vehicle systems and the impact of towing on these systems. Feature developement and systems engineering experience. Experience of monitoring &using CANALYSER as a diagnostic tool"


Additional Information :
Candidate must have experience of towing & hold a BE or B+E classification on drivers licence. Driving licence must also reflect minimum points for driving offences (<5) Multiple Locations: Travel to MIRA , Whitley & Millbrook

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.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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