Senior Engineer - Instrumentation

Premea Limited
£25 per hour
26 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client who is an iconic luxury sports car manufacturer, is currently recruiting for the following role: Job Purpose The main purpose of this role is to be a key Instrumentation team member, providing a quality measurement service to support all aspects of whole vehicle & component testing in line with design verification plans of all future products. Key Responsibilities & Tasks The key responsibilities and tasks of the role include: - Provide advice and support to PD Engineers engaged in vehicle development including engine or rig based activities. - Train to user engineers in the use of data acquisition systems and of some of the more unique Instrumentation software packages. - Will be conversant with local general working practices and procedures and will be instrumental in developing the Instrumentation practices and procedures to provide a robust measurement & data collection service. - Build / assemble bespoke Instrumentation systems to satisfy customer measurement requirements. - Will have knowledge of different transducer technologies and the appropriate selection and use in appropriate applications. - Will have operational knowledge of Suchy data logging systems. Have knowledge of other logging systems. - Will have knowledge of CAN protocols and the measurement techniques employed with the various data acquisition systems. - Will have good soldering skills at connector & PCB level. - Will delegate and monitor work assignments allocated to technicians. - Provide technical advice and support to PD Engineers undertaking global environmental test activities. - Will periodically be required to support tests overseas. (component, system and vehicle environmental and durability tests) - Update timing plans that impact on Instrumentation support schedules. - Highlight any issues arising from data collection with appropriate design and development engineering staff - Will have experience working with Hybrid or Electric vehicles or working with High Voltage systems Qualifications & Experience The successful applicant will possess the following skills and attributes: - Minimum of a HND / HNC in Instrumentation, Electronics or relevant Engineering discipline although consideration would be given to any candidate with substantial practical knowledge of vehicle instrumentation. - Educated to degree level preferred - Automotive Instrumentation Experience - Prototype Test Vehicle Experience - The applicant will have a genuine interest in Measurement techniques - Able to demonstrate well developed organisation and communication skills. - Knowledge of standard software packages e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel and Project - Knowledge of Datalogger systems, Suchy Datalogger systems would be an advantage - Team player but also able to work independently - Self-starting, relishes challenges - Problem solver - Flexible and adaptable to new situations - Ability to travel to support tests The services advertised by Premea Limited for this vacancy are those of an Employment business. Premea is a specialist recruitment consultancy representing clients in the UK and internationally within the Automotive, Motorsport and Aerospace sectors.
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