Senior Engineer - Instrumentation

Premea Limited
£25 per hour
05 Nov 2017
16 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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