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  • Job reference: RMS0194670

Lab Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 23/05/2018
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
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    (20/06/18)
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The Role:
Carry out electrical, mechanical, and environmental testing of wiring harnesses and associated auto-electrical products using a broad range of laboratory test equipment.

The Lab Engineer will Interpret, understand and apply test specifications compliant with current legislation, customer standards and safe working practice

* Interpret and understand technical documents including data sheets, and design documents
* Plan, schedule and execute product validation testing
* Analysis of customer complaints and/or customer warranty claims
* Fault finding analysis, utilising laboratory test equipment as appropriate
* Preparing test reports for internal and external publication
* Assess test equipment for maintenance to ensure maximum optimisation and a safe working environment
* Documented compliance with company procedures supporting IATF16949 accreditation

* Enthusiastic passion for the automotive industry
* A logical and analytical approach to problem solving
* Excellent technical focus and attention to detail
* Able to communicate and coordinate well with a small team
* Good formal communicator, including report writing and technical summary
* Proven experience (preferably 3yrs+) working in a testing/analytical role
* Educated to HNC / degree level in Electrical Engineering (automotive, mechanical, or mechatronic will be considered for candidates with a sound understanding of electrical principles)

* Good working knowledge of MS office software (especially MS Excel) as well as LabVIEW
* Full UK driving licence, and prepared to travel to customer/supplier sites within the UK
* Prepared to travel internationally for training purposes

The Company:
Our client is a global Tier 1 supplier for electrical systems for the automotive industry

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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