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  • Job reference: RMS0172397

Calibration Engineer - 30293

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 20/10/2016
  • Duration: 52 weeks
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (10/11/16)
This vacancy has now expired.
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.

The Role:
Thermal Test & Development (T&D) Engineer.

Leads the T&D team from a technical aspect supporting the Project Engineers with timing, planning, data analysis and reporting. Leads specific vehicle programme projects in regard to the Thermal T&D aspects and supports cross-car line (XCL) development projects, new technology sign-off and benchmarking exercises under the direction of the T&D Subject Matter Expert (SME) and Technical Specialist (TS) with support from the T&D community.


3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED
Detailed knowledge of vehicle CAN and diagnostics systems with a thorough working knowledge of Thermal processes, calibration software & protocols, instrumentation and data logging.
Managing vehicle planning, developing data and experience driven conclusions, result preparation and presentation and written/verbal reporting.
The ability to lead technical issue resolution and development projects with the support of the T&D team, CAE teams, Subject Matter Experts, Technical Specialists, and any external parties.

Experience Required:
Experience of Thermal Climatic Wind Tunnel (CWT) and Hot Environment Testing (HET). Experience of Thermal and/or Cooling whole vehicle test work with proven results delivery.
Proven fleet management and T&D experience in climatic facilities, track testing and in-market (without further training) vital to role.
Previous vehicle test and/or calibration experience is core to this role.
Degree in technical subject.
Experience of the role type is paramount

Experience Preferred:
Chartership or working towards chartership preferred (or equivalent certification).
Knowledge of and ideally experience of CAE simulation methods and tools for vehicle development.
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