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  • Job reference: RMS0121562

Speciliast Engineer - Vehicle Durabilitiy - 23654

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 18/02/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (25/02/13)
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:
Body Test Project Engineer

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 main duties will be as follows:

- Lead, Plan & Deliver body system test activities in accordance with test standards and within programme time line.
- Liaise with STL design function & workshop team to deliver fit for purpose test rigs.
- Manage test set up, implementation and delivery of the test and document with an official test report.
- On line test logging, raising issuess and creating internal work requests via jobcard submission.
- Interface with PD customer to ensure requirements are identified and customer expectations are met.

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

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