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  • Job reference: RMS0113060

Development Engineer - Vehicle Test & Rigs - 22942

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/11/2012
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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:
Position Description:
The position is to support the Durability & Reliability Vehcile Durability& Test (VDT) manager who has the responsibility for the planning and delivery of the Durability & Reliability driven testing. Specifically : -test & workload planning including liason with workshop to ensure allocated resource meets demand -overseas test team leadership -ownership of VDT test procedures (authoring & update -durability testing"

Skills Required:
- Good knowledge of Automotive Technologies and vehicle testing including the principles of Verification and Validation.
- Understanding Automotive Vehicle systems and a practical knowledge of motor vehicles.
- Project management skills including the ability to effectiely run meeting & keep plans to agreed timing Excellent communication & presentation skills.
- Experience in proving ground testing

Skills Preferred:
- Knowledge of test laboratory structural rig testing.

Experience Required:
- Vehicle Program test planning & delivery from a Vehicle Engineering perspective.
- Knowledge of Automotive Technologies , whole vehicle testing methodology at a virtual, rig and vehicle level. Ability to write & follow a wide range of driven durability test procedure.
- Practical experience within the Vehicle Engineering function with good knowledge of whole vehicle testing including proving ground & overseas.

Education Required:
- Minimum HNC/HND in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering dependent on experience.
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