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  • Job reference: RMS0104704

Development Engineer - Prototype Build - 21800

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/11/2012
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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:
Applications Engineer, reporting to the Manager of the JLR Instrumentation Services Group. Delivery of the clients Programme/'s Cycle Plan Supporting and working with a small team of engineers and fitters on a variety of engines and vehicles e.g. Chassis (Brakes/Steering and Dynamics), Power Train, Electrical, Cooling and HVAC. Also expected to work closely with a diverse customer base that have wide ranging measurement/control and data acquisition issues.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Advice and support in response to engine/vehicle and generally related measurement enquiries and requests. Advise on the application of unique sensors used for temperatute, pressure, displacement, load, voltage & current, rotation and frequency Management and application of such systems as Campbell, Ipetronik and LINK Data Acquisition Systems. Will have a broad based knowledge of instrumentation/sensors and their application.
Preferably a Degree or HND/HNC in Instrumentation, Electrical/Electronic Engineering or Physics

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Preferably a proven instrumentation or electrical background from the automotive industry An understanding of vehicle CAN networks Ability to work to tight timeframes in challenging multi-task environments. Time served Instrumentation apprentice, and /or, the ability to demonstrate support of a similar role elsewhere Instrumentation/Electronics NVQ's or Certificates
Organisation of the planning, preparation and coordination of instrumentations input into vehicle build/'s Creation/development of data logging systems and programs in readiness for customer test requirements Day to day support and trouble shooting of the above
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