Matchtech

Lead Test Enginer (Vehicles)

Recruiter
Location
West Sussex
Salary
£42000 - £52000 per annum
Posted
07 Jun 2017
Closes
05 Jul 2017
Ref
EMP392868
Contact
Daniel Tchupan
Sector
Automotive
Discipline
Testing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity for an Test Engineer from a vehicles background who has been working at lead level or senior level and looking to progress into a leadership position.

Ideally you will be based in or near West Sussex although we could consider Engineers based in Surrey who were prepared to travel to West Sussex regularly as well as the need for periodic international travel.

Due ot the nature of the work you must be willing to undergo UK Security Clearance to at least SC level.



Specific Responsibilities

* Define test requirements for new projects and create test plans and schedules.
* Generate and update test procedures.
* Manage and approve test reports, certificates and other documentation.
* Manage test vehicles and company test equipment.
* Manage and prioritise the workload of the Test Engineer(s) and outside test suppliers/contractors.
* Coach and mentor Test Engineer(s)
* Supervise and execute whole vehicle, component, seat, blast and ballistic test programmes.
* Instrument and use data acquisition methods on whole vehicles and/or vehicle components.
* Process test data, generate reports and present results to relevant engineering personnel.
* Procure appropriate test rigs and test equipment.
* Inspect and report on failed/fatigued components.
* Develop and work in accordance to ISO9000 procedures.
* Any other duties as reasonably requested by the Chief Engineer.



Person Specification

* Mechanical Engineering Degree or equivalent (preferred)
* Full UK driving licence (> 3.5t preferred).
* Experience of working in an Automotive/Defence test environment.
* Experience of report writing.
* Experience of driving various vehicles on/off road and on track.
* Experience of vehicle data acquisition equipment/software (preferred).



In return our client offers a generous salary and benefits package as well as excellent develoment opportunities.

Please contact Dan Tchupan at Matchtech for additional information daniel.tchupan@matchtech.com

THIS POSITION IS ONLY OPEN TO INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE ABLE TO UNDERGO FULL UK SECURITY CLEARANCE

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