Prototype Durability Engineer

Rate: £27 - £29 per hour

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 26830-jh

Expiration date: 30 April 2017

A vacancy has arisen for a Prototype Durability Engineer on an on-going contract basis for Aston Martin, the world renowned automotive manufacturer.

The purpose of the role is to conduct whole vehicle testing for Aston Martin's future products.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Conduct the companies whole vehicle durability & testing projects based both within &
  • outside of the UK.
  • Support prototype build and test vehicle preparation in the Test & Verification workshop.
  • Update test vehicle logs and eCMS concerns system with issues found during vehicle testing.
  • Analyse test results & write test reports to support vehicle sign off.
  • Develop and manage Durability Attribute & whole vehicle testing DVP’s.
  • Plan & cost future test projects as required.
  • Support PMT / PMST / Gateway meetings as required for Vehicle Attribute Engineering.
  • Maintain & develop AML vehicle test procedures as required.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Engineering Degree in appropriate discipline with willingness to undertake appropriate studies if required.
  • Experience within an automotive or automotive components supplier group.
  • Experience of vehicle testing or development.
  • Some performance vehicle limit handling experience.
  • Experience of testing at various European proving grounds.
  • Good understanding of the practice of vehicle build / preparation and general testing.
  • Knowledge of vehicle design & development process (Company Mission or industry equivalents, ie: GPDS, FPDS).
  • Strong time management, accuracy , diligence , ability to balance and prioritise multiple tasks to meet customer needs.
  • Competent in Microsoft Office toolset.
  • Experience of data analysis.
  • Writing engineering test reports & presenting test findings to meetings.