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  • Job reference: RMS0111048

Specialist Engineer - Technical Service - 22799

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 26/06/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (03/07/12)
This vacancy has now expired.
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:
STL is responsible for the delivery of physical durability testing in support of engineering functions. STL forms the foundation of the vehicle durability verification process and the effective operation of these multi million pound facilities is essential to ensure robust data is generated to support vehicle development programmes. The Body Test team is responsible for static, durability and environmental laboratory based tests for Body closure components and systems. The position is for a Body Test project engineer the main duties will be as follows:
o Lead, Plan & Deliver body system test activities in accordance with Company test standards and within programme time line.
o Liaise with STL design function & workshop team to deliver fit for purpose test rigs.
o Manage test set up, implementation and delivery of the test and document with an official test report.
o On line test logging, raising issues and creating internal work requests via jobcard submission.
o Interface with PD customer to ensure requirements are identified and customer expectations are met.

Skills Required:
o Good knowledge of working with calibrated mechanical and electrical transducers.
o Familiar with Static, Durability & Environmental testing at component / sub system level.
o Knowledge of data acquisition and control systems.
o Ability to construct timing plans and to deliver within given deadlines (as agreed within test requests).
o Good IT skills (MS Office).
o The individual needs to be flexible with drive and motivation to achieve using own initiative.
o Ability to interpret and implement company test procedures methodically.
o Confidence, commitment and enthusiasm with strong verbal and written communication skills.

Skills Preferred:
o Experience of Pneumatic Testing techniques / Climatic facilities.
o Experience of Robot programming and implementation (ABB & KUKA systems).
o Full UK Driving Licence.

Experience Required:
o Good knowledge of working with calibrated mechanical and electrical transducers.
o Familiar with Static, Durability & Environmental testing at component / sub system level.
o Knowledge of data acquisition and control systems.
o Ability to construct timing plans and to deliver within given deadlines (as agreed within test requests).
o Good IT skills (MS Office).
o The individual needs to be flexible with drive and motivation to achieve using own initiative.
o Ability to interpret and implement company test procedures methodically.
o Confidence, commitment and enthusiasm with strong verbal and written communication skills.
o Qualified to Degree level (preferable but not essential) and experienced in relevant area.


Education Required:
o Candidates qualified to minimum HND level in relevant engineering discipline.

Education Preferred:
o Candidates qualified to Bachelors / Masters degree level in Mechanical engineering or equivalent.
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