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Test Consultancy Engineer - 36556

  • Location

    Gaydon

  • Sector:

    Automotive

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £22.28 - 22.28 per hour

  • Contact:

    Rachel Meacham

  • Contact email:

    rachel.meacham@jonlee.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01384 397555

  • Salary high:

    22

  • Salary low:

    22

  • Job ref:

    55008

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-29

  • Consultant:

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An experienced Test Consultancy Engineer is required to join an automotive OEM based in Gaydon.

The test consultancy and planning role within Engineering Laboratories exists to provide a more effective relationship between the JLR "Build and Test Operations" group and core engineering.

Key to this role is an ability to work with multiple stakeholders in order to identify, define and influence test strategies to meet vehicle program design verification plans. You will need a mix of technical, strategic and planning competencies as this role has the potential to shape the way the business executes its physical test strategy.

Responsibilities:

  • To integrate and liaise with commodity and attribute groups to derive physical design verification plans.
  • Support commodity and attribute groups with the architecture of physical test cases.
  • Provide a prioritised backlog of work to internal and external test providers.
  • Prioritisation of workload to enable test delivery teams to schedule test activity.
  • Ensure issues generated during physical test phases are robustly managed in the business.
  • Work with the test facility strategy and investment group, business office and commodity and attribute groups to identify and justify future testing capability requirements.

Skills Required:

  1. Verification & validation (V&V) - experience of physical testing.
  2. Design Verification Planning (DVP) - experience of planning test activity.
  3. Stakeholder management - experience of liaising & collaborating with diverse engineering functions.

Experience Required:

  • Verification & validation (V&V) - experience of physical testing.
  • Design Verification Planning (DVP) - experience of planning test activity.
  • Experience in rig based, test and evaluation techniques.
  • Mechanical understanding of vehicle component, sub-systems and systems.
  • Ability to evaluate and defend test methodologies from a data driven technical perspective.
  • Understanding of laboratory equipment capability and flexibility.
  • Planning and programme management skills.
  • Stakeholder management - experience of liaising & collaborating with diverse engineering functions.

Additional Information:

This position is deemed to be INSIDE IR35

To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham.

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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

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