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  • Job reference: RMS0156354

Test Engineer - Engineering - 42729

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Dunton
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 23/04/2015
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (30/04/15)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Role:
The successful candidate will work within a small team that delivers durability data to support Durability CAE departments and system & component test areas. The core function of the activity is instrumenting vehicles and using them at the client's proving ground to obtain measured road load data (RLD) creating data reports to summarise and archiving of data. The archiving of data to the Corporate Road Loads Database will be a key area of responsibility of the position which will require some additional process development including arranging user guides and internal familiarisation for existing team members. When/If involved in measurement campaigns he position may at times require week long travel to Lommel proving Ground Belgium or other facilities.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Basic knowledge of vehicle systems and the fundamental physics that influence their operation. Analytical approach to problem solving Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) - able to manipulate / present data in meaningful ways according to the requirement. Proactive delivery and commitment. Appreciation of factors affecting strength and fatigue in vehicles. Fundamentals of vehicle instrumentation, straingauges, accelerometers, loadcells etc Data acquisition and/or manipulation of physical data. Related engineering experience in mechanical durability (preferably vehicle based) Experience of automating tasks/processes with macros.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
HBM Ncode or other signal processing software Knowledge of transducers used for instrumentation of vehicles to gain RLD. Knowledge of basic data acquisition systems. Previous experience in vehicle instrumentation Signal processing fundamentals and practical knowledge within MATLAB, Nsoft, LMS, Prosig or similar environment. Engineering Degree or equivalent in relevant discipline.
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