Vehicle Durability Test Engineer

Contechs Consulting Limited
£24.50 - £25.50 p/h ltd co d.o.e.
11 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our high profile client in the automotive industry is currently looking to recruit a ?Vehicle Durability Test Engineer? to work at their busy sites in the West Midlands.

Position Description:

  • The Vehicle Durability Test Engineer will be responsible for the whole vehicle test preparation and execution against existing procedures and work instructions.
  • During testing, all issues highlighted will be interpreted and reported upon so that timely resolutions can be achieved.
  • Additionally, there may be a requirement to provide support to the periodic review of the many procedures, work instructions, risk assessments etc required within VDT and also the creation of new publications designed to ensure testing remains both safe and representative of customer product use.

Skills Required:

  • Good knowledge/experience of automotive testing methodologies at vehicle level
  • Good knowledge/experience of modern automotive systems.
  • Ability to clearly communicate complex issues in written and spoken English

Experience Required:

  • Minimum HNC/HND in an engineering related discipline.
  • Has undertaken / knowledge of durability/reliability testing of vehicles/systems.
  • Experience in resolution of complex technical issues.
  • Experience of automotive systems software and software diagnostic systems.
  • Very good knowledge of MS Office skills.

Experience Preferred:

  • Educated to degree level in a suitable engineering discipline e.g. automotive, motorsport
  • 2-3 years experience of whole vehicle durability testing with an automotive manufacturer.
  • Advanced driving qualifications including both Off-Road & Proving Ground licences.

Additional Information :

  • Must be willing and able to travel and work abroad for short periods (normally 2-3 weeks¿ duration) as testing facilities worldwide are used.
  • Must have a clean driving licence.
  • Safety Shoes, hard hat & high visibility jacket required.

*Please note: Due to the high level of applicants, only successful candidates will be contacted

*All candidates must be eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship or restriction

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