Programming and Diagnostic (VCATs) Engineer

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Programming and Diagnostics VCAT Engineer



This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Programming and Diagnostics VCAT Engineer to join a small OEM who are at the forefront of innovation in automotive technology. This role provides an exciting opportunity to work on class-leading prestige sports cars.

As Programming and Diagnostics VCAT Engineer you will support Manufacturing & Projects in all aspects of Vehicle Configuration and Testing. Achieving all project gateways is key to the successful delivery of all new products, you will therefore support in the delivery of all internal program & defined supplier milestones to ensure this happens. The objective of the role is to ensure that we enter production with a robust process, that avoids the potential for any quality defects related to these systems from reaching the end customer. The role will require close interaction with the engineering teams currently developing these systems.

What You Will Do:

As Programming and Diagnostics VCAT Engineer;

  • Develop a comprehensive manufacturing readiness plan in relation to the systems listed.
  • Manage all activities related to this manufacturing readiness plan through to production and beyond.
  • Specify and assist in sourcing the hardware and related control systems that will be required within the production facility, for on line programming (SWDL), on line system testing (ECOS), off line Active safety systems testing & calibration, roll test calibration, diagnostics and fault code capture/clear. Off line rectification.
  • Author & modify existing VCAT test scripts for the above processes.
  • Identify resource requirements and training needs and participate in developing a qualified team.
  • Provide input to the engineering team developing these systems to ensure that the systems as developed are compatible with the chosen production methods and systems.
  • Contribute to DFMEA's and lead the preparation pf PFMEA's for these systems.
  • Provide ongoing support following production prototype builds, for SOP readiness, for future models, new features, cost-reduction programmes etc.

What You Will Need:

As Programming and Diagnostics VCATs Engineer;

  • Strong HNC/HND/Degree in Mechanical. Automotive Engineering or relevant discipline
  • Good working knowledge of project delivery within an OEM automotive manufacturer
  • Experience working on VCAT scripts and with EOL testing system
  • Programming skills associated with VCAT and Volvo software
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work on your own initiative and have good time management skills

What You Will Get:

As Programming and Diagnostics VCAT Engineer;

  • A competitive salary, with career development and training opportunities
  • The chance to work on prestige sports cars
  • Involvement in a range of highly innovative programmes

Suitably qualified and experienced Programming and Diagnostics VCAT Engineer should apply today.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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