Graduate Safety Attribute Engineer

Salary: £27,000 pa

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 26996-gs

Expiration date: 03 June 2017


The purpose of this role is to deliver Safety attribute performance ensuring programme targets and legislative requirements are met within programme timing and cost constraints.

The client’s state-of-the-art headquarters is built upon the passion, skill and creativity of the people who dedicate their working lives to the most iconic brand in the world. Every intricate stitch, beautifully expressed line, and the stirring noise of our engines, is a manifestation of the desire and collective spirit to create the most beautiful cars.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Establish and confirm vehicle, system and component level target
  • Lead performance delivery of Safety attribute to targets
  • Work with a cross functional team to drive engineering issues resolution to meet program targets and constraints
  • Review and analyse data from physical tests and CAE to asses vehicle performance
  • Liaise with internal and external CAE partners
  • Manage Safety attribute related DVP and timing
  • Co-ordinate and conduct safety attribute related testing (including full vehicle, sub-system and component testing) as required

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Mechanical Engineering degree (or equivalent) minimum 2.1
  • Knowledge of Vehicle Safety related regulations and test procedures
  • Experience working with CAE
  • Safety related subsystem test experience
  • Test data analysis and manipulation/post-processing
  • Vehicle Safety Attribute delivery
  • Intuitive knowledge of fundamental Mechanical engineering theory
  • Good IT skills and working knowledge of MS Word/Excel etc.
  • Good problem solving abilities
  • Full UK drivers licence and flexibility to travel in UK and overseas
  • Self-starting and self-motivated with excellent organisational skills
  • Able to learn quickly and integrate into a successful and dynamic team
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to work under pressure