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Brakes Development Engineer - 34007 - up to £17.25/hr Ltd Co

Job reference:
£17.25 per hour
Job type:

Ref: 34007

Title: Brakes Development Engineer

Division: Chassis Engineering

Contract Position based at: Gaydon

A Brakes Development Engineer is required to join a leading automotive OEM based in Gaydon, Warwickshire.

Position Description:

  • Work closely with Brakes development teams (Brakes NVH, Brakes performance and Brakes Vehicle test) to understand vehicle provision and preparation needs to support test and development activities
  • Support Attribute development prep of vehicles and test activates
  • Carry out vehicle testing as required
  • Liaise with Brake design dept, workshops, instrumentation, prototype build, component and system engineering teams and suppliers to ensure that vehicles are prepared and ready to ship in time to support scheduled test and development commitments
  • Support overseas test teams from their UK base by co-ordinating workshop activities and spare parts provision
  • Organise procurement and storage of test parts
  • Liaise with Brakes logistics team to ensure that the appropriate parts and components are shipped to the appropriate location to support test and development activities

Skills Required:

  1. Good organisational skills
  2. Degree or HNC
  3. Clean Driving licence

Experience Required:

  • Good knowledge of automotive components & systems.
  • Some knowledge of brake systems.
  • A good "team player"
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • IT literacy to manage e-mail and internal ordering & fleet management systems.
  • Ability to learn IT required to support test instrumentation

Education Required:

Degree or HNC Engineering

Additional Information:

Be physically fit as some manual handling and lifting will be required

Ability to work within Health and Safety Risk Assessments making appropriate use of PPE and Lifting and Carrying equipment as appropriate

If you are interested in this position, please apply now with an up to date CV. For more information, please contact Lois Weston on 01384446119 or email .