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  • Job reference: RMS0124601

Development Engineer - Durability - 24177

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 07/05/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (14/05/13)
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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:
The position is to support the Durability & Reliability PAT (attribute) leader who has the responsibility for the management and delivery of the Durability & Reliability attribute. This includes:
- Cascading of the D&R requirements into Chassis, Body, Powertrain & Electrical including target agreement
- Test planning & management
- Results and issue management including root cause analysis and resolution
- Attribute report out in support of project milestones

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Good knowledge of Automotive Technologies and vehicle testing including the principles of Verification and Validation.
- General understanding of Automotive Vehicle systems and a practical knowledge of motor vehicles.
- Ability to manage a cross functional meeting in support of the PAT (test planning, problem root cause analysis and resolution).
- Excellent communication & presentation skills.
- Experience in Vehicle Program delivery, preferably from a Vehicle Engineering perspective.
- Good knowledge of Automotive Technologies, whole vehicle testing methodology and experience at a virtual, rig and vehicle level.
- Practical experience within the Vehicle Engineering function with good knowledge of whole vehicle testing at a driven and rig level

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- Knowledge of test laboratory structural rig testing.
- Knowledge of vehicle proving ground testing.
- Understanding of CAE durability analysis. Knowledge of Road Load Data and Data Analysis process
- Background knowledge of Road Load data collection and analysis process. Fundementals of structural analysis for Body and Chassis systems Understanding of System Engineering process
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