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  • Job reference: RMS0148855

Specialist Engineer - 27324

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands - Other
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/10/2014
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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:
The position is to support the Durability & Reliability PAT (attribute) leader who has the responsibility for the management and delivery of the Durability & Reliability attribute & test regimes. This includes :-
* Test planning, management & report out
* Results and issue management including root cause analysis and resolution - requirement to oversee and conduct certain functional tests on an 'ad hoc' basis

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Good knowledge of Automotive Technologies , whole vehicle testing methodology with experience at rig test and/or vehicle level.
* Practical experience within the Vehicle Engineering function with good knowledge of whole vehicle testing at a driven and rig level.
* Practical experience of vehicle testing at a whole vehicle or vehicle system & rig level.
* Good knowledge of Automotive Technologies and vehicle testing including the principles of Verification and Validation.
* General understanding of Automotive Vehicle systems and a practical knowledge of motor vehicles.
* Ability to manage a cross functional meeting in support of the PAT (test planning, problem root cause analysis and resolution).
* Excellent communication & presentation skills.
* Minimum HNC/HND in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering dependent on experience

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Background knowledge of Road Load data collection and analysis process.
* Fundamentals of structural analysis for Body and Chassis systems
* Understanding of System Engineering process
* Knowledge of test laboratory structural rig testing.
* Knowledge of vehicle proving ground testing.
* Understanding of CAE durability analysis.
* Knowledge of Road Load Data and Data Analysis process

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