Test Engineer (Transmissions) - 34527

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    Warwickshire, England

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    £24.00 - £25.40 per hour

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    Rachel Meacham

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    over 1 year ago

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    12 months

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Test Engineer (Transmissions) - 34527 - up to £25.41/hr - Powertrain

A Test Engineer (Transmissions) is required to work for a leading automotive OEM based in Gaydon, Warwickshire.

Position Description:
TRANSCEND is an Advanced Propulsion Centre funded program, to develop a new hybrid transmission specification, from concept to series production equivalent design release.

  • Work with TRANSCEND Core Team, key collaborative and sub-contract partners to deliver transmission development and testing plans and execution for TRANSCEND.
  • Establish and maintain DVP for system level transmission hardware. Support Programme gateways event; DV/PV testing and development complete, system level engineering and technical sign off documents complete.
  • Establish and maintain Technical Target Brochure and secure agreement with all stakeholder parties. Concur assumptions with systems engineering and transmission/vehicle teams
  • Report overall status to TRANSCEND Programme Leaders. Concur functional and test planning strategy assumptions with stakeholders.
  • Document and concur Development Decisions. Support program deliverables and objectives, including reporting forums and presentations.

Skills Required:


  1. Hybrid transmission testing knowledge and expertise, especially HIL, rig and dynamometer.
  2. Hands on mechanical development expertise and troubleshooting of rig and vehicle installations
  3. Core transmission design understanding, component function, performance and attribute specifications are essential.

Experience Required:

  • Self-motivated and adaptable to changing demands
  • Experience of transmission integration, installation and mechanical system delivery, especially hybrid variants.
  • Expertise in duty cycle creation and development, including road load data collection and manipulation.
  • Demonstrable experience of planning and delivering mechanical test and development from concept to series production sign off.
  • Demonstrable experience and working knowledge of hybrid solutions and integration with core Powertrain and/or vehicle systems.
  • Delivery of system and components DFMEA's and DVP's using engineering service providers.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Worked in a team environment
  • Have high-level awareness of vehicle architecture and modern automotive technologies
  • Be organised and self-motivated.
  • Able to prioritise effectively and work to demanding deadlines with minimum supervision Good written and verbal communication skills.

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.

To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

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