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Automotive Test Lab Engineer - 34081

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    Coventry, West Midlands

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    £21 - £22.50 per hour

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    Rachel Meacham

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    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Test Laboratory Engineer (Automotive) -34081- up to £22.50/hr - Vehicle Engineering department.

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

Skills Required:


  1. Project Management (Engineering)
  2. Test Experience
  3. Basic Automotive Knowledge

Key Account abilities and Responsibilities

  • Management and delivery of allocated test projects.
  • Coordination of critical internal engineering service providers i.e. rig design, instrumentation, data analysis, fitting team etc.
  • Preparation of test specimens.
  • Maintain continued running of various whole vehicle and sub system level test rigs.
  • Regular recording of detailed test progress logs.
  • Regular inspection and issue logging for test specimens.
  • Resolution or escalation of test issues.
  • Generation and archiving of quality test reports and results.
  • Adherence to facility management processes such as Total Productive Maintenance, Calibration and 5S.
  • Identify, own & support departmental capability improvement activity.

Experience Required:

Practical experience of working in an engineering test environment.
Basic understanding of automotive architecture.
Proven history of project management i.e. requirements capture & scoping, planning, delivery, management & control and product/result handover (reporting).
Natural problem-solver with structured approach to problem solving in a technical environment.
Good verbal and written communication.
Good IT skills (MS Office).
Adaptable to changing circumstances, working requirements and environment.
Drive and motivation to achieve with a proven ability to influence others.

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.