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  • Job reference: RMS0171022

Test/Mechanical/Application Engineer - 31017

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/09/2016
  • Duration: 29 weeks
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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:
Brakes Dynamometer Test Technician responsible for installing test fixtures and test components into dynamometer. Operate dynamometer running the clients standard tests. With on job training, the successful candidate would be able to run a test from start to finish unsupervised, including the following:

- Responsible for split double day shift (6.00am-2.00pm / 1.30pm-9.30pm week about) of the brakes dynamometer facility including organizing maintenance and calibration
- Organizing design and manufacture of rig fixtures
- Ensuring test parts are ordered and available for test
- Organizing and project managing of outsourced work to other external brakes dynamometers
- After suitable training, writing scripts to run special applications on dynamometer, also modal testing of brake components using bespoke test machine
- Responsible for storage/retrieval of rigs, fixtures and test parts
- Documentation and reporting of test results

Able to work unsupervised, well organised, self motivated, good practical skills.
Hourly rate is for double day shift, no extra shift rate applicable, one week early shift, one week late shift - Mon - Thurs 0600-1400 or 1330-2130 Fri 0600-1300 or 1200-1900.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Engineering Degree or relevant test/rig experience
Hands on Fitting experience
Good communication skills
Experience in running a Link dynamometer or other dynamometer or test rigs would be an advantage
Experience/knowledge of braking and suspension systems
Degree and or test rig experience
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