Test Engineer - Nuneaton

Forces Recruitment Services Ltd
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Test Engineer - Permanent


£26,000 - £37,000

This company is a global provider of pioneering engineering, research and test services to the automotive, defence, aerospace and rail sectors. We work in close collaboration with vehicle manufacturers and suppliers around the world, providing comprehensive support ranging from individual product tests to turnkey engineering design, development and build programmes.

With over 70 years experience in developing some of the world's most iconic vehicles our engineers utilise the latest test facilities and simulation tools to make vehicles and journeys safer, cleaner, more efficient and rewarding

Main Purpose of Job

Assist Senior Engineer in general Highway Safety & Protection of Infrastructure (HSPI) testing activities, including test scheduling, planning and execution, customer liaison, contractor liaison, contractor liaison, data delivery, propsals and reporting

Key Functions

Support Manegement team with planning and control of test team activities

Working knowledge of relevant standards and regulations and HSPI test methodology

Understanding and documenting of pre & post-test requirements - measurements, observations

Review and verification of test data and severity indicies

Use of Scheduling software for planning, project records, test scheduling

Compiling small proposals/prices with BDM support

Compiling test reports

Assist with HSPI procedures, Health & Safety, competency records and Continuous improvement, UKAS 17025

Customer liaison, including planning and removal of customer installations, test day supervision and data provision

Liaison with notified body/CE marking

Essential Experience

Test and development experience

Experience in a customer facing role

Experience of writing reports and processing test data/videos

Preferred Experience

Civil and automotive experience

Engineering/Science degree or experential equivalence

Essential Skills

Capable of working in a dynamic and ever changing environment

Excellent attention to detail

Able to multitask and manage multiple projects at once

Able to seld task and progress work without constant direction

Able to work individually or as part of a team

Able to liaise with customers and suppliers, building strong relationships

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