Product Attribute Team Leader (PAT)

Recruiter
Forbes HR Limited
Location
Wiltshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Sep 2019
Closes
09 Sep 2019
Ref
1242132577
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position: Product Attribute Team Leader (PAT) (Environmental Control)Location: WiltshireTerm: 6 month Contract (potentially rolling)Hourly Rate: £Negotiable
Our Client, an innovative new technology company specialising in the state-of-the-art design and manufacture of Electric Vehicles are looking for the best Automotive talent to join their ever increasing team. As such, we have been tasked with finding a Product Attribute Team Leader (PAT) for Environmental Control, on what will be an on-going contract basis. The rate available for this position is, to an extent negotiable, and will be based on relevant experience.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:
  • ·Have the ability to understand the overall vehicle concept and contribute to the design/development of the cabin Environmental Control systems to ensure that attribute performance is delivered.
  • ·Interpret/interrogate simulation and modelling analyses delivered by CAE engineers and work closely with the other engineering disciplines to ensure that system performance expectations are met.
  • ·Develop and perform test plans and methods for simulation and solution validation (DVP development).
  • ·Conduct vehicle-level tests to assess benchmark competitor and current design performance
  • ·Where applicable, conduct vehicle-level certification tests to conform to relevant homologation requirements.
  • ·Communicate clearly and effectively the results to a broad spectrum of project members and senior management, reporting executive summaries and KPI status at project milestones.
  • ·Challenge and develop the company's engineering practices to continuously improve efficiency. Demonstrate clear presentation of technical information and supporting documentation to ensure accurate transfer to other teams within the company.

Requirements:
  • ·Minimum BSc/MSc/BEng/MEng degree (2:1 or better) in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent Engineering Degree.
  • ·Demonstrable level of industrial experience in automotive attribute development, with respect to HVAC/thermal management systems.
  • Technical knowledge and expertise:
  • ·Vehicle attribute management/development, conducting benchmark testing, target definition and system performance assessment.
  • ·Executive-level reporting; KPI tracking and status, risk reporting, target development glidepaths and plans.
  • ·Experience with thermal measurement systems electronics, and sensors - selecting and implementing.
  • ·Appreciation of other engineering disciplines such fluid dynamics and thermodynamics.
  • ·Awareness of vehicle-level homologation requirements for Demist and Defrost.

Test and Validation:
  • ·Knowledge of vehicle-level Design Validation Plan (DVP) development and implementation, with focus on test planning and preparation.
  • ·Capable of developing test procedures and detailed methods, ensuring that tests are robust and repeatable (gauge R&R, SixSigma, etc) for the purpose of detailed data acquisition and simulation validation.
  • ·Experienced in running, operating, or leading vehicle-level demist & defrost tests in full-scale climatic chambers.
  • ·Experience in running vehicle-level certification tests to meet homologation requirements.
  • ·Proficient in test data interpretation and analysis, both live and post-processed.

Are you interested? This position is available immediately.

To APPLY, please contact Jason Seed DipRP, DipRSA, FIRP, Director of Forbes HR Ltd on:
Telephone: 01295 768360
Mobile: 07738 766526

Forbes HR Ltd are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

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