Product Attribute Team Leader (PAT)

Forbes HR Limited
Wiltshire, UK
03 Sep 2019
19 Sep 2019
Contract Type
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.

  • ·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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