Body Engineering Test Project Engineer

Seismic Ltd.
£16.00 - 21.25 per hour
08 Apr 2017
08 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, a global automotive manufacturer with an iconic brand, has made available a contract post until March 2018 for a Body Engineering Test Project Engineer to be based at their Gaydon location, offering up to £21.25 per hour (umbrella or limited company contractor basis).

Key Responsibilities of the Body Engineering Test Project Engineer

  • Collate all customer requirements, derive efficiencies, compile BOMs for test properties, and derive requirements for complex commodities
  • Ensure requirements meet the budget, load & validate the procurement system, liaise with key suppliers to ensure requirements are met to plan
  • Deliver; liaise with Pilot Plant(s) to build test properties, deliver to Test houses to plan, resolve build and test issues
  • Project manage test properties to maximise use of the assets up to key programme gateways

Qualifications and Experience required for the Body Engineering Test Project Engineer

  • The ability to plan, communicate and resolve issues in a cross functional Team
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated to deliver with minimum supervision
  • Computer literate, with strong experience with Microsoft Office - Primarily Excel, but also PowerPoint & Word
  • Flexibility - be willing to work overtime and inter-site travel, periods of several months based at the manufacturing pilot plant and therefore it is expected that candidates will hold a valid UK Drivers licence

Key Competencies of the Body Engineering Test Project Engineer

  • Experience of program or project management, meeting demanding timescales, budget control and cost effective delivery
  • An understanding of vehicle Bills of Material
  • An understanding of vehicle physical testing requirements particularly the Body elements (including Body in white, interior / exterior trim, body mechanisms and safety components)

To apply, please send us a copy of your up to date CV clearly indicating your relevant experience. Candidates must have an existing right to work in the UK and evidence of eligibility will be required. Suitable candidates will be contacted immediately.