Automotive Homologation Engineer

40000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual + GBP40000 - GBP45000/annum GBP40,000 - GBP45,000 per annum
12 Oct 2017
09 Nov 2017
Contract Type
LEVC (formerly known as The London Taxi Company)

A unique opportunity to be part of our exciting growth plans.

LEVC is the manufacturer of the iconic London Black Cab which is utilised in over 40 major cities worldwide. We have an exciting future ahead our parent company Zhejiang Geely Holding Group have invested GBP325m to manufacture a brand new range extended zero emission capable electric hybrid taxi which will be built in a brand new facility at Ansty Business Park, Coventry. The facility is the size of 8 football pitches and incorporates the latest construction and environmental technologies!


Department - Product Compliance

Reporting to - Chief Engineer

Location - The Ansty Business Park, Coventry

Given our ambitious and exciting growth plans for the future we are looking for a Homologation Engineer to join the team. We are looking for someone who has five years' experience as a Homologation engineer and is looking to develop and grow into this role. This is an exciting opportunity to work alongside two experienced Homologation engineers who have over 30 years' experience in this field and will involve frequent travel to Europe.

The role

The Homologation Engineer will play a key role in co-ordinating the Homologation activities to support Engineering, Sales and Marketing, Government Affairs and new product introduction.

You will ensure compliance with published Homologation timing requirements, ensure compliance with Vehicle 'End of Life' legislation whilst ensuring the cost effectiveness of all Homologation activities e.g. equipment and facility hire, external contract labour etc.

Role responsibilities

Plan, organise and control time efficiently and profitably
Maintaining European type approval
Maintaining conformity of production clearance
End of life vehicles (ELV) compliance activities
Maintaining taxi licensing compliance
Conduct and co-ordinate tests in accordance with published Homologation plans in the UK and Europe
Assist in the build specification of Homologation test properties
Assist with departmental specifications and procedures
Liaise with outsource facility providers both in terms of cost and timing agreements
Legislative and safety test requirements including instrumentation, data collection, analysis, and presentation
The person

5 years' experience in automotive Homologation / legislation environment with a manufacturing, OEM or first tier 1 supplier
Previous experience of exhaust emissions would be an advantage
Previous experience from a quality background or vehicle development engineering
Must be a good communicator and able to build sustainable relationships internally and externally with multi-disciplinary teams i.e. Engineering, Sales and Marketing, Government Affairs
Can persuade, negotiate and challenge and influence others
Have excellent organisational, analytical and attention to detail capabilities
Self-motivated, results orientated and team player
Strong project management capabilities and ability to work to deadlines
Ability to understand continuous improvement and work within this environment
Must have good general computing skills including Excel, Work, PowerPoint and Outlook
Educated to Motor Industry Engineering Apprenticeship level or an HNC/D in Engineering or equivalent industry experience
Must have a full car driving license
How to apply

Use the link below "Apply Now" to complete a brief application and upload your cv.

We reward our people with 25 days holiday p.a. plus UK statutory days, a healthcare cashplan scheme, a salary sacrifice pension scheme, access to a childcare voucher scheme, cycle to work scheme. We develop our people through our own training academy and external sources

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