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Automotive Component Test Engineer

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    £38k - 41k per year

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    Francesca Coltham

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    30 days ago

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Automotive Component Test Engineer

£41,000 depending on experience

Benefits: Generous holiday allowance, Contributory pension scheme, Life Cover, healthcare cashback plans + more available!

Based on site in Leyland, Preston

40 hours a week (Mon - Fri, 08.00 - 16.30 or 08.30 - 17.00)

We’re looking for an Automotive Component Test Engineer to join a leading Automotive Test facility. The successful Test Engineer will join a Company offering customisable vehicle testing solutions, which include; proving grounds and laboratories for vehicle engineering and homologation for transport, agricultural and defence industries (amongst others!)

What would the Automotive Component Test Engineer do?

Working with  Engineers, Senior Engineers, and Principal Engineers to design test and timing plans your core focus will be;

  • Liaising with the customer to ensure the project is delivered on time and to their expectations
  • Working with Technicians to deliver the project
  • Overseeing preparation, equipment installation, instrumentation, testing
  • Formulating and validating test results into data packs and test reports. 
  • Support a culture of continuous improvement to help drive improvements in safety and security
  • Customer service and technical excellence.

What skills and experience will the Automotive Component Test Engineer need?

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience in relevant engineering discipline
  • Vibration testing using shaker systems
  • Component rig testing
  • Instrumentation and data acquisition (preferred)
  • Knowledge of sensor types and applications (preferred)
  • Use of CAD systems (preferred)
  • Technical report writing
  • Flexibility to travel as and when required
  • Full UK driving licence & own transport
  • Willing to undergo a Criminal Disclosure check

For further information on this excellent opportunity, please call Francesca on 01275 867408

This advert represents a summary of the full role description. To apply, please submit a copy of your up-to-date CV clearly indicating your relevant experience. Applicants must have an existing right to work in the UK and evidence of eligibility will be required. Suitable candidates will be contacted.