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Test Rig and Analysis Engineer - 36553

  • Location

    Gaydon

  • Sector:

    Automotive

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £25.04 - 25.04 per hour

  • Contact:

    Rachel Meacham

  • Contact email:

    rachel.meacham@jonlee.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01384 397555

  • Salary high:

    25

  • Salary low:

    25

  • Job ref:

    55005

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-29

  • Consultant:

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A Test Rig Design & Analysis Engineer is required to join an OEM in Gaydon.

The design, analysis and delivery of mechanical test rig designs in support of vehicle programme testing activities within the Build & Test Operations function. The position will lead and or execute projects from concept through to final delivery.

Skills Required:

  1. Expert user of Catia V5 within a mechanical design environment. Capability: solid modelling (parts and assemblies), 2D drawing generation. Some knowledge of Catia V6 would also be desirable.
  2. Excellent mechanical engineering knowledge including material selection, bearing selection, mechanisms, bolted joints. Knowledge of CAE methodology for design validation
  3. Project management skills with the ability to lead projects from concept through to final delivery.

Experience Required:

  • Expert Catia V5 and Team Center within a mechanical design environment - Solid Modelling (parts and assemblies), 2D drawings.
  • Excellent mechanical engineering knowledge including material selection, bearing selection, mechanisms, bolted joints.
  • Knowledge of CAE methodology for design validation.
  • Knowledge of vehicle packaging.
  • Knowledge of physical testing methodologies relating to the structural testing of chassis and body components and assemblies.
  • Project management skills with the ability to co-ordinate projects from concept through to final delivery.
  • Ability to create and interpret 2D drawings for manufacture of test rig fixtures.
  • Good communication skills.
  • JLR/Ford attended Catia V5 and Team Centre training - desired but not essential.
  • JLR attended Catia V6 training - desired but not essential.
  • Ability to manage priorities, identify issues and solutions using own initiative, coupled with a desire to make a difference and achieve results.

Education Required:

A Degree in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering or equivalent.

Additional Information

This position has been deemed to be INSIDE IR35

Location: Based at Gaydon (possible travel to Whitley required).

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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