Durability & Robustness Test Integration Engineer

Warwickshire

Job summary

Recruiter:
Jaguar Land Rover
Salary:
£33,100 - £41,000 DOE
Posted:
28/06/2022
Ref:
87870
Discipline:
Electrical/Electronic, Software, Systems Design, Testing
Sector:
Automotive
Contract Type:
Permanent
Hours:
Full Time
Expiry Date:
06/07/2022

About the job

WHAT TO EXPECT

An exciting opportunity has become available within the Durability & Robustness attribute and interfaces between the programme delivery team and D&R test functions.

The focus of this role is to integrate vehicle test activities into the vehicle programmes, ensuring validation testing is completed to plan and to the required quality.

The role also includes:

  • Leading the preparation and de-preparation of test properties, managing vehicle updates and test spares, test property sign-off and post-test inspection and non-destructive testing
  • Supporting the delivery of data from tests that are validation events for design release activity or technology advancement
  • Coordination of test facility and instrumentation preparation such that measurements of network data and a range of physical qualities, such as pressures and temperatures, are collected

WHAT YOU’LL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR

  • Ownership of pre- and post- test vehicle and rig property activities
  • Interface with stakeholders effectively, working closely to deliver vehicles, components and software to the correct specification, resolving issues promptly and escalating as necessary
  • Provide continuous support for D&R tests run internally and by third parties
  • Ensure Rigs and Spares are procured with the appropriate level and quantity of parts.
  • Provide support in relevant technical reviews and assist issue resolution through established processes and standard JLR tools (AIMS/8D)
  • Collate data on the outcome of some individual vehicle and rig based tests and support the development of conclusions and recommendations
  • Work closely with test engineers and programme leads to ensure timely delivery of build/teardown activity to support the test & programme requirements
  • Support continuous improvement activity, potentially including creation and maintenance of JLR company standards relevant to role (Test Procedure and Engineering Standards / Risk Assessments)
  • Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager, at the appropriate site, in connection with their job as may be requested

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

Essential:

  • Technical expertise and experience of vehicle preparation and test facilities
  • Good understanding of whole vehicle hardware and software systems
  • Data analysis and reporting of test data
  • Natural problem-solver with structured approach to problem solving in a technical environment
  • The ability to validate, prepare and read engineering documents
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety requirements, Risk Assessment, COSHH and SDS
  • Computer literate, including Microsoft Office competency to produce plans, presentations, graphs, process and Single Point Lesson (SPL) documents
  • A full UK driving license with less than 6 penalty points, no disqualification, 2 years accident free record

Desirable:

  • Previous experience of durability full vehicle testing including off-road driving, trailer towing and proving ground use
  • Experienced with data acquisition and control systems
  • Knowledge of instrument calibration processes and data collection
  • Educated to Degree level in a Systems, Mechanical, Electrical/Electronic or related field
  • Six Sigma, Green Belt Training and certification
  • Experience with TS16949 or ISO9001 standards and requirement

Personal Profile

Essential:

  • An individual, who works independently, is results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver operational plans in a complex, highly demanding environment.
  • Resilient and enthusiastic; able to respond constructively to new ideas and inputs
  • Able to communicate complex ideas simply and effectively
  • An effective team player, actively develops and supports team members
  • An individual with the ability to prioritise their workload
  • An effective team player who supports team members

Desirable:

  • An individual with the ability to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style
  • An individual with the capability to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with medium term planning

SO WHY US?

Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office. At Jaguar Land Rover, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how, when and where they work, if suitable for their role. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage. 

Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.

 

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