Matchtech

Research Engineer - Electric Motors

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

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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.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.