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  • Job reference: RMS0172823

Technical Analyst - SVO - 31376

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/12/2016
  • Duration: 20 weeks
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:
"As a Technical Analyst within Special Vehicle Operations (SO) Division you will be responsible for a variety of technically biased tasks, working to support engineers and managers. You will need to work with personnel from other departments and functions within the business, and possibly with external companies. SVO operates as a nimble ¿business within a business¿ and is focused towards increasing profitability through leveraging our customers¿ desire to personalize their vehicles.

Key strategic elements include: ¿ Pushing the boundaries of the brands to create high premium niche halo performance & luxury vehicles. ¿ Developing a range of option packs to enhance the sporting and lifestyle attributes of our vehicle range ¿ Enhancing the premium customer experience through vehicle personalisation and exclusivity "

Skills Required:
3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED
1. Knowledge of general engineering principles relevant to the design, development, testing and manufacture of technically engineered products.
2. MS Office and PC literate
3. Excellent communication skills: Ability to negotiate with other functions to achieve, for example, attribute objectives and resolve engineering issues/conflict.

Experience Required:
"Engineering Degree. Knowledge of the design and development of new automotive products. Working knowledge of project planning tools eg MS Project Good working knowledge of manufacturing processes, particularly tooling methods and lead-times. Good working knowledge of materials used in modern vehicles ( eg. plastics, metals, composites and paint). "

Experience Preferred:
It is anticipated candidates with be educated to Degree Level in a relevant engineering or science based subject, or HNC/ HND with significant experience.

Additional Information :
Our area is in a period of rapid growth and transformation, offering a unique opportunity to be part of, and lead, transformation of what we offer and how we do business. Candidates must be flexible, and capable of, supporting business activities at other sites, although the role will be Gaydon based "

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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