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  • Job reference: RMS0172078

Durability & Robustness PAT (attribute) leader - 31225

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 07/11/2016
  • Duration: on going

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 for a Durability & Robustness PAT (attribute) leader who has the responsibility for the management and delivery of the Durability & Robustness attribute. This includes :-
Target setting & requirements management
Planning , management & report out of all Virtual, rig & driven Testing
Results and issue management including root cause analysis and resolution
Requirement to oversee and conduct certain functional tests on an 'ad hoc' basis

3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED
1. Skills & knowledge in automotive suspension systems, loads management & RLD including understanding of the Mechanics & Dynamics of structural systems
2. Management of projects. Excellent communication, and presentation skills.
3. Good knowledge of vehicle testing including strength & fatigue theory

Experience Required:
Candidate should have experience in vehicle testing (driven and/or rig with knowledge of chassis systems & load management. This should include knowledge of the RLD process & its application to testing on rigs and assessing system/component capacity versus demand. The candidate should also have project management experience . Minimum considered qualification is Mechanical or Automotive Engineering Degree.

Education Preferred:
Hands on experience of vehicle testing for environmental, structural and system robustness verification. A broad knowledge of Chassis, Body and Powertrain structures and major systems and their interactions

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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