Vehicle Engineer / Project Engineer - 34613

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    Gaydon, Warwickshire

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    £24 - £25.93 per hour

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    Rachel Meacham

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Vehicle Engineer / Project Engineer - 34613 - up to £25.93/hr - Special Vehicle Operations

The Vehicle Engineer/Project Engineer: Armour role is key to supporting the SVO Armour programme delivery, ensuring final product integration and sign-off meet or exceed the needs of the customer. This role reports to SVO Vehicle Engineering Manager.

Skills Required:


It is essential that the individual has worked in an engineering delivery role, ideally with whole vehicle experience.

Excellent communication skills: Ability to negotiate with other functions to achieve objectives and resolve issues is essential.

High drive, self motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision.

Skills Preferred:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Chairing all programme technical issues reviews, and resolving attribute trades to deliver a balanced customer proposition.
  • Monitor delivery of robust geometric and non-geometric data, to support virtual series test plans, and report out progress through gateways.
  • Creation of physical vehicle test plans, and subsequent management of test & development fleet activities.
  • Competitor benchmarking activities, including static and driven vehicle assessments.
  • Driving and reporting engineering sign off through RMDV² .
  • Supporting engineering teams with issue resolution, ensuring engagement from cross-functional teams to resolve critical issues.
  • Ensure all appropriate standards are met throughout design maturation.
  • Key interface with VET team to ensure products meet Statement of Intent through to Job#1.
  • Chair VIT meetings, AIMS resolution and be a driving presence in PST meetings for VE deliverables.
  • Prototype fleet definition / definition of prototype's specification in order to deliver DV plan.
  • Hands on contribution to the unique specification, design and assembly of mule, prototype & show vehicles.

Experience Required:

Preferably a degree in an Engineering subject or HNC/HND with significant experience. Minimum 2 years experience of working in a similar role within the automotive, or a related, industry, with a demonstrable track record of delivery.

In return for your experience we can offer:

  • Long term contract initially until March 2019 with potential to be renewed yearly
  • Experience working with a leading automotive company

Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship.

For more information and to apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

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