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  • Job reference: RMS0172368

Specialist Engineer - 31258

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/12/2016
  • 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:
"VBA script development to help with Vehicle Safety analysis and reporting. Review all current calculators for correctness and ease of use, then develop and deliver training material. Develop new tools to aid department workflow. Develop bespoke solutions for data analysis. Assist with program of improvements to existing tools: UAT of pending changes developed by IT. Interface with IT to drive new improvements. Help with general maintenance, data input, data mining Liaise with internal or external DIAdem scripter writers to deliver functionality improvements. Maintain fleet of 50+ laptops, software installations & some licences. Benchmark industry crash analysis software, and develop business cases to implement them. "

3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED
1. Technically confident in Excel and VBA scripting, advantageous to be familiar with Business Objects, engineering data analysis tools such as DIAdem.
2. "SharePoint authoring and file management. PC fleet management, maintenance, software loading."
3. Business Process Mapping and re-engineering, drive change.

Experience Required: Minimum HND (Preferred Degree). Suitable backgrounds include: General computing, Engineering, Engineering Mathematics, Physics, Data handling, Automotive, Systems Analysis

Experience Preferred: The applicant should be able to implement efficiency improvements into department following development or selection of solutions, then influencing, training and support of others.

Additional Information : The role is primarily a Technology Support role to enable the Vehicle Safety department to work more efficiently through the creative use of IT.

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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