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  • Job reference: RMS0115475

Specialist Engineer - VEV/VEA - 23190

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 26/09/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (03/10/12)
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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 position is to support the Durability & Reliability PAT (attribute) leader who has the responsibility for the management and delivery of the Durability & Reliability attribute. This includes :-
- Test planning & vehicle management
- Rig & driven vehicle functional testing & report writing
- Test results and technical problem management including root cause analysis and resolution

Skills Required:
- Good knowledge of Automotive Technologies, a practical knowledge of motor vehicles and test methodologies
- Ability to plan and manage rig based tests and to plan, manage, execute & report out against driven test procedures.
- Ability to project manage small teams to ensure test issues are resolved
- Excellent communication & presentation skills.

Experience Required:
- Practical experience of vehicle testing including vehicle preperation and test reporting
- Good knowledge of Automotive Technologies and of whole vehicle testing methodology with a practical hands on approach
- Project management
- Use of MS office

Additional Information :
Based at Gaydon with travel to MIRA & Millbrook This is a 40 hour a week contract with a 3:30pm finish on a Friday

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Minimum HNC/HND in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering dependent on experience

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- Knowledge of test laboratory structural rig testing. Knowledge of Road Load Data and Data Analysis process
- Background knowledge of Road Load data collection and analysis process.
- Fundementals of structural analysis for Body and Chassis systems Understanding of System Engineering process
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