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  • Job reference: RMS0108851

Project Engineer - Transmission Rig Test - 22625

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 07/09/2012
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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:
Transmission rig test engineer. Working in a small team to provide robust and effective test environment for delivery of Powertrain transmission test requirements. Role will include design of test installations, set up of control hardware and software and review of test data to monitor and report test progress. Use of post test analysis tools to provide test history, trace and data files.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Understanding of the concepts of powertrain and transmission testing.
- Thorough knowledge of test rig installations and support systems and ability to configure test rig facilities for a variety of transmission test requirements.
- Thorough knowledge of both diesel and petrol engine test rig facilities / equipment and ability to set up as required.
- Experience of CAD design and ability to produce basic 2D drgs for test rig components
- Understanding and knowledge of Powertrain test control systems
- Ability to translate vehicle test procedures into rig test sequences
- Expereince of engine test in a Product Development environment Knowledge of transmission test Experience of Microsoft Office packages

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- Knowledge and understanding of dynomometers, motors and control systems (inc CP Cadet test sequences)
- Working knowledge of control programming Understanding of robot systems and robot control software
- Understanding of plant and machinery system control
- Experience of Transmission and / or drive line testing. Experience of Visual Basic for applications
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