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  • Job reference: RMS0118389

Project Manager - Tyre Development - 23399

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/01/2013
  • Time left:
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    (11/01/13)
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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 Primary responsibility is to work within a team of Tyre Development Engineers i.e. carry out vehicle-level subjective evaluations across programmes on numerous tyre specifications as & when they come in. The vehicle-level properties that will need assessing are : Ride (Comfort), Steering, Handling, Wet handling, High Speed Confidence Feel, Ice & Snow handling, Curved Aquaplaning, and Stability testing & Off-Road capability.

Skills Required:
- Must possess Expert Evaluation skills for Ride (Comfort), Steering, Limit Handling (Dry, Wet, Ice/Snow, High Speed). Ability to write accurate and complete tyre evaluation sheets, within 48h of performing the test.

Skills Preferred:
- Familiar with Google Docs. If not, training will be given.

Experience Required:
- Proven ability to find differences between Tyres for Ride, Steering and/or Handling down to the minute details and report accordingly. Ideally, already in the role at another OEM or Tyre Supplier as Tyre tester. Must be familiar with writing Risk Assessments.

Experience Preferred:
- Experience of driving at the following test locations is desired: MIRA, Mireval, Vizzola, Arjeplog, Eastnor, Contidrom, Bruntingthorpe, Idiada (Spain).

Education Required:
- A-levels educated. Degree (BSc or MSc) desired but not essential.
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