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  • Job reference: RMS0152843

Specialist Engineer - Vehicle - 27816

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 25/02/2015
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (16/03/15)
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:
Project management of Vehicle Weight targets and deliverables, including benchmarking for future target setting and balancing Cascade and track vehicle weight requirements to System level and monitoring of status by interacting with System engineers Co-ordinate and chair Design Efficiency Reviews, using company and competitor data, to assist engineers in vehicle light-weighting Status reporting and issue resolution up to management level Opportunity to Learn about Calculation of mass properties from geometry and from First principles Responsible for Coordination of Generation and maintenance of Vehicle Mass Properties models Conduct physical weighing and validation of first components and vehicles Support Vehicle Mass Certification activity ahead of vehicle Launch

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Self-motivated engineer with strong communication skills Experience of engineering, testing and evaluation and Automotive knowledge of vehicle componentry and layout Able to demonstrate an understanding of Weight and Mass Properties and it's interaction with other vehicle Attributes Knowledge of technologies associated with the automotive sector, especially relating to weight reduction Proven project and time management skills and able to work to a high standard with minimum supervision Able to prioritise own time and work load Deliver under pressure and to challenging deadlines Prepared to travel to all company sites Full UK driving license Skilled in Microsoft Excel
Experience of vehicle engineering, or engineering in a weight-sensitive area
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Preferred discipline: Mechanical Engineering, Physics or Mathematics
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