Vehicle Development Engineer

£26 pm + overtime rate
27 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our automotive OEM client is looking for a Vehicle Evaluation Engineer to join them on an annually renewable contract basis to focus on he marketability of their vehicles. Mission & Main Objectives Develop high quality vehicles which deliver best level customer satisfaction Main Tasks & Responsibilities Conduct Target setting for new vehicles : All areas of vehicle subjective / objective performance to deliver concept and achieve competiveness in market segment. " Evaluate trial and production vehicles at digital and physical phases to monitor target achievement. " Make accurate and clear feedback to Design & Test sections to ensure targets are achieved, and support development of solutions. " Communicate effectively with all areas of company and alliance partners (Design, Test, Project Management, Product Planning, Marketing & Sales, Manufacturing) " Analyse customer surveys to confirm performance of competitor models, identify areas of improvement and understand customer requirements to feed into future models " Benchmarking of their own and competitor vehicles " Test Project Control: Test planning, management and reporting including:- " Establishing and maintaining vehicle test plans " Management and reporting of test progress in both digital and physical phase " Concern tracking and closure " Management and reporting of target achievement Background and Experience " Degree level or equivalent in an engineering discipline desirable " Vehicle engineering experience. " Self-motivated with proven ability in concern resolution and investigation work. " Able to respond to changing demands quickly. " Customer focused, able to lead, support and motivated to achieve goals. " Strong communication and interpersonal skills for liaison/negotiation at all levels both internally and across all regions, in Europe, UK and Japan. " Attention to detail " Ability to plan and manage own workload and that of support staff. " Conscious of adding value to the company by increasing profits and/or decreasing costs. " In-depth / engineering knowledge of vehicles is desirable. " Driving and evaluation skills - training will be provided. " Good excel/word/PowerPoint skills " Ability to manage evaluation events - making and delivering event plans. " Valid driving licence Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.
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