Senior Engineer - Instrumentation

Recruiter
Premea Limited
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£25 per hour
Posted
05 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
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.
This job was originally posted as www.jobsite.co.uk/job/959469203