Project Engineer

Fircroft Recruitment
West Midlands
30 Sep 2017
15 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role:
Position Description:

As part of a small supportive team, the candidate will be a lead a cross-functional team from the start of a unique and exciting vehicle programme, responsible for one or more of the following test modes: Front Impact, Side Impact, Rear Impact, Rollover, Pedestrian Impact, Interior Head Impact. Crash Sensing, Active Safety. He / she will enjoy developing concepts through JLR processes, creatively solve problems, steer virtual assessments, hands-on testing, manage projects and then prove all that hard work by destroying expensive prototypes through high energy crash testing.

Skills Required:

Applicants should be familiar with all aspects of the vehicle architecture Applicants should be familiar with Vehicle Safety Integration activity and testing activity A working knowledge of corporate and legal vehicle safety standards is required

Experience Required:

Applicants should be qualified to degree level or equivalent or should have a significant amount of relevant practical experience

Experience Preferred:

The individual must have effective communication skills and be able to face off to various levels throughout the business including suppliers. A good understanding of basic physics / mechanical principles is required. An understanding of CAE tools and techniques would be advantageous. Candidates should have a high level of computer literacy. He / she should be able to demonstrate their ability to work in a team environment, and with minimum supervision.

The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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