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  • Job reference: RMS0112380

Development Engineer - Vehicle & Dynamics - 22929

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 21/06/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (28/06/12)
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:
Position Description:

Vehicle Test Engineer
- Liaison with Product Engineering teams to identify critical vehicle & system attributes, essential to maximise customer satisfaction and positive media coverage.
- In conjunction with Manufacturing Operations and Programme departments, monitor build & preparation timing, ensuring that all vehicles are completed on time & to the required standards to support their intended objectives.
- In conjunction with workshop management & supervision, monitor & manage preparation of fleet vehicles, ensuring that all vehicles meet the required exacting standards in order to maintain or enhance Jaguar's brand image.
- Oversee rework programmes on various vehicle fleets
- Conduct Thorough "whole vehicle" appraisals, report concerns, specify necessary actions for rectification oversee rectification and confirm subsequent suitability for loans.
- Monitor condition of fleet vehicles between loans and in conjunction with Plant Vehicle Teams, ensure that the vehicles remain in optimum condition throughout their working life.
- Feedback details of all vehicle issues discovered on fleet vehicles to Engineering & manufacturing teams to ensure that issues are resolved on customer vehicles.
- Support Media launch events
- UK & Overseas
- Feedback lessons learnt & drive continual process improvements.

Skills Required:
Ability to Test and Report Vehicle Dynamics

Experience Required:
Vehicle refinement experience Problem Resolution Chassis Engineering experience with good understanding of Ride & Handling attributes Vehicle refinement experience Previous experience of whole vehicle assessment. Ability to work to deadlines in a pressured environment. Full UK driving license(Maximum 6 Penalty Points) Advanced driver training qualifications desirable

Experience Preferred:
Engineering Degree

Education Required:
HND/Degree level education or possess equivalent amount of relevant experience

Additional Information :
Location: Gaydon and Whitley 40 Hour Week 3.30pm finish Frida
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