Test Quality Engineer (Body/Chassis)

Recruiter
Premea Limited
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£25 per hour
Posted
03 Oct 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description: Our premium brand Automotive client is currently recruiting for the following role: Division: Vehicle Engineering. Position Description: - GTO Department is responsible for the delivery of physical durability testing in support of engineering functions. - The department designs, manufactures and operates equipment ranging from single axis rigs through to state of the art full vehicle simulators and advanced robotic systems in laboratories around the world and in Coventry and Warwickshire. - GTO forms the foundation of the vehicle durability verification process. - The effective operation of these multi million pound facilities is essential to ensure robust data is generated to support vehicle development programmes. - The Test Quality Engineer provides technical consultancy and is the initial interface between GTO and our customer groups. Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities: - Provide technical consultation and direction to customer groups regarding physical test activities. - Governance of DART process to ensure robust and accurate submission of test requests. - Close interaction with PAV teams to ensure quality delivery against agreed targets. - Liaison with customers to ensure timely supply of test parts and information in order for tests to run efficiently. - Coordination of outsource testing activities including service provision, capability review and rig/facility sign off. - Ensure durability tests are conducted in accordance with client test standards. - Approval of test reports for timely release to customer groups. 3 key skills required 1 Good knowledge of body/chassis components, sub-assemblies and/or vehicle systems. 2. Practical experience of structural / durability testing at component and /or sub system level. 3. Practical experience of structural / durability testing at component and /or sub system level. Experience Required: - Degree qualified mechanical or automotive engineer. - Good knowledge of body/chassis components, sub-assemblies and vehicle systems. - Practical experience of structural / durability testing at component and /or sub system level. - Ability to interpret and implement company test procedures methodically. - Proven expertise in technical report writing. Experience Preferred: - Knowledge of hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical or robotic test techniques. - Knowledge of mechanical and electrical transducers, data acquisition tools and electrical control systems. NB. Specific departmental training can be provided. Additional Information : Key Interactions: - Test engineers and group leaders. - Body and Chassis customer group. - PAV design teams - Workshops. - External contractors and suppliers. Personal Profile: - Self-motivated flexible and able to deliver with minimum supervision. - Proven ability to manage own time and schedule / plan tasks effectively. - Initiative and resourcefulness in overcoming problems and managing multiple tasks. - Confidence, commitment and enthusiasm with strong verbal and written communication skills. - Proven ability to negotiate and influence people Please note to apply for this position, you MUST have either a UK or EU passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship of any kind. The services advertised by Premea Limited for this vacancy are those of an Employment business. Premea is a specialist recruitment consultancy representing clients in the UK and internationally within the Automotive, Motorsport and Aerospace sectors.
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