Matchtech

Research Engineer - Electric Motors

Recruiter
Location
Thatcham
Salary
£25000 - £32000 per annum + pension, health care, life assurance
Posted
11 May 2017
Closes
08 Jun 2017
Ref
EMP390308
Contact
Stuart Graydon
Sector
Automotive
Discipline
Electro-Mechanical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Research Engineer (High Energy and Powertrain)

Careers Site Advertising End Date:
Not Specified

About The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Research Engineer to join our Research Centre on a permanent basis in our state of the art facility using the latest technologies. The electrified powertrain rate of growth is predicted to be significant with as many as 50% of new vehicles having high energy systems by 2025. We therefore wish to heavily invest in the development and career management of a Research Engineer to develop into an expert in high energy, powertrains and architecture and we will be able to provide a structured training plan.

Externally, you will engage with vehicle manufacturers and maintain access to technical development knowledge and support members’ insurers to understand risks & complexity. Internally, you will;

* Engage with team members to develop project delivery, supporting the project lead where required
* Guide team members on HE/AFV requirements for accurate and efficient repair data
* Advise the Academy on curriculum, training content and best practice
* Support Group Rating and Insurer member Liaison on risks, complexity and cost implications
* Guide Product Development on requirements for safe EV repair products
* Support technical helpline with specific guidance
* Support Crash Safety and Track Testing teams for safe handling of emerging powertrain vehicles

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

* Hands on experience of vehicle powertrains
* Experience of diagnostic procedures
* Ability to comprehend technical documentation
* Mechanical knowledge to NVQ level 2 or above. Mechanical aptitude and manual skills
* Knowledge of electrical laws and safe working practices
* Report writing and presentation experience is desirable.

All applicants must have the Right to Work in the UK.

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