Automotive Test Engineer

  • £35000 - £40000 per annum
  • Posted: 26/09/2017
  • Nuneaton
  • Job Ref: 025418331
  • Permanent

Job Details

A fantastic opportunity for an Product Development or Test Validation Engineer to join a major automotive brand with continued plans to expand both their product range and modern facilities. Due to continued product expansion, this is a new role to join an expanding R&D team.

Test Development Engineer - Automotive Systems Test & Validation
Salary £35-40000, Bonus & Benefits Package
Location: Leicestershire

As a Test and Validation Engineer you will work with an large engineering team, to ensure all new products meet the stringent international technical and quality standards, in terms of both performance and functionality.
Duties and responsibilities:
o Operation of servo-hydraulic durability test rig.
o Set up of test components / sub assemblies on durability test rig.
o Instrumentation, collect and analysis of road load data.
o Arrange total preventative maintenance of test facility.
o Produce test reports where required.
o Create and maintain test timing plans.
o Perform and record all required health and safety checks.
o Develop methodologies and procedures for durability rig testing

Experience required:
You will already be working within an Product test or Product Development / Validation environment, ideally with safety critical products such as automotive, aerospace, rail, energy, medical or similar industry.
o Apprentice trained / HNC / Degree in Engineering, or the equivalent in experience and evidence of exceptional ability.
o Servo-hydraulic test rig operation experience.
o Self-Motivated, enthusiastic and a good team player.
o Sound fundamental structural engineering understanding.
o Flexible approach, balancing multiple tasks to deliver test to strict deadlines.
o Good analytical, organisational and communication skills.
o Hands on / practical maintenance/ fault finding experience.
o Road load data collection and analysis
o Excellent team working skills and the ability to work under pressure to achieve tight deadlines.

The opportunity:
This is an excellent opportunity for an Product Development or Test Engineer to be part of a growing team working on numerous new product launches with the added benefits of working from modern offices and workshops. In return our client is offering a generous salary and benefits package plus the opportunity to make a real contribution to the success and growth of the organisation.

Apply on-line or call Robert Wigley for a confidential discussion
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