Senior Brakes Engineer

Mane Contract Services Limited
£35k - £40k pa + Pension, Private Health Care
08 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Great opportunity with our leading Automotive Organisation who are looking for a Senior Engineer - Brakes Attribute - in return offering an excellent salary, benefits package and exceptional career progression opportunities.

Location: Gaydon, West Midlands

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 + Benefits

Job Purpose

The purpose of this role is to support the development of the brakes attribute in future programs. You will work alongside Chassis, Dynamics and the supplier team to ensure a successful integration and delivery to meet brake attribute targets.


*26 days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays
*Pension - 3% from employer first two years, up to 12% double matched afterwards
*Private Medical Cover
*Health Shield Cash Plan
*Life Assurance - 4x annual salary

Key Responsibilities & Tasks

*Carry out vehicle based benchmarking and characterisation activities for the Brakes attribute.
*Participate in the target setting process for the Brakes attribute.
*Provide brake predictions to support up front decision making and confirmation of targets.
*Lead off site brakes tests with technicians and suppliers.
*Work closely with the NVH team to ensure brake NVH targets are met.
*Support the Chassis dept. in system selection based on the predictions, benchmarking and target setting activities.
*Identify key characteristics for the attribute that enable progress to be tracked throughout development of a new program.
*Use objective measures to assist in error state resolution and Carryout objective vs. subjective correlation exercises.
*Write Engineering Reports to support the above.
*Write local Processes/Procedures as required.
*Support relevant PMT/PAT meetings as required.
*Investigate and test future technologies for input to new AML products.
*Follow MISSION product creation process and ensure all required information and actions are completed according to agreed programme cost, time and quality contract.

Qualifications & Experience

*Engineering Degree in appropriate discipline
*Experience within an automotive or automotive components supplier group.
*Excellent analytical skills.
*Experience of Brake testing or development.
*High degree of performance vehicle limit handling experience.
*Experience of testing at various European proving grounds.
*Good understanding of the theory of Vehicle Dynamics.
*MISSION knowledge or equivalent process knowledge (AMPCS GPDS , FPDS).
*Competent in all Microsoft Office toolset with experience of writing engineering test reports

As a Senior Engineer - Brakes Attributes you will earn a competitive salary (to £40,000), and a comprehensive benefits package with exceptional career progression opportunities.

Send your CV or call today for more information on this Senior Engineer - Brakes Attribute opportunity.

** Only applications from people eligible to work in the UK will be considered. Unfortunately for this role we cannot offer sponsorship. **
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