Vehicle Testing Engineer

Recruiter
KPJ Group
Location
Derbyshire
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a Vehicle Test Engineer looking to work for a globally established company based in Derbyshire?

This is a 9 month fixed term contract which will develop into a permanent position.

The following company benefits are:
•Fantastic salary (£25k - £29k Pro Rata)
•Daily working allowance
•Flexible working time arrangement
•20 days holiday plus bank holidays (28 days)
•Free on-site parking
•On-site kitchen + food/drink machines
•Shower facility

As a Vehicle Test Engineer you will:
•Perform ECE R90 homologation vehicle brake testing
•Install non-safety critical test vehicle instrumentation
•Maintain and repair all aspects of the suspension, braking and instrumentation components on the test vehicle
•Perform measurements of brake components for test and evaluation purposes
•Fit brake components and set-up test vehicles
•Maintain a current and detailed working knowledge of the specialist vehicle data acquisition systems employed within the Vehicle Test Facility
•Provide support for the test vehicle fleet preventative maintenance / servicing activities
•Perform test vehicle calibration procedures to ensure test data integrity and tractability

As a Vehicle Test Engineer you will have the following:
•City & Guilds motor vehicle qualification or equivalent
•2+ years’ experience in a similar role
•Strong motor vehicle engineering skills
•Brake pad sample fabrication skills
•Knowledge of ECE R90 procedures
•An understanding of the function and use of test equipment and data acquisition systems
•Computer literacy
•A good standard of health to pass the MIRA medical and driving assessment

Desirables:
•HGV Class 1/2 licence
•Additional specialist brake test training
•Vehicle electronics knowledge
•Generic workshop equipment operation skills

If you are interested in joining a long established, reputable company, please send your up to date CV or call (Apply online only) for more information – we look forward to hearing from you soon

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