Engine Test Engineer

Fircroft Engineering Serv Ltd
West Bromwich
12 Apr 2018
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role:
Robustness Engineer
West Midlands

The engine robustness engineer
The role is to deliver and improve the quality of engines by testing current production and launch phase engines built at various plants, this involves working with manufacturing, design engineers, suppliers etc to ensure high and consistent quality of the product and protect our customers.
The role will work across engine gasoline, diesel engines and hybrid engines, manufactured in various plants worldwide.
The focus will be predominantly on vehicle testing, teardown and analysis, but also considering method improvements, including performance, functional and emissions measurements ensure vehicle capability and consider noise factors to accelerate tests. The role will include leadership in developing, maintaining and communicating summary and status documentation, metrics, concise analysis as well as leading technical investigations and teams, and reporting to senior stakeholders on a regular basis to track major issues and delivery performance. There will also be a responsibility for creating test procedures, working with test methods and other engineering teams to optimise process. The role will involve getting involved closely with `hands on vehicle testing at a number of test sites in the UK and around the world. At these sites with vehicles and engines are subjected to a number of different test regimes specifically selected to assess the robustness of the Powertrain.
Testing will predominantly be UK based in the midlands, with regular work which requires overseas travel to support of testing in Germany

Agile and flexible working habits. Travel for work is an ongoing requirement.
There is also an expectation of support for overtime and weekend working when resolving critical issues during launch phases.
Problem resolution. Issue investigation. Strong written and verbal communication skills required for issue reporting and collaborative working with different teams.

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.

This job was originally posted as www.jobsite.co.uk/job/960511836

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