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Job Ref: Brooksenengcra
Job Title: Senior Engineer Crash
Date Posted: 03/07/2017
Salary Rate: £41000 - £45000 per annum
Location: Millbrook

Our client is a leading Industry specialist within the Automotive testing sector. They cover all aspects of automotive testing and validation on a independent basis at their prestigious, state of art facility in Bedfordshire.

An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Engineer to join the Safety group, specialising in Crash Test. The successful role holder will be responsible for liaising with the customer and/or witnessing authority to establish testing requirements. The Senior Engineer will also prepare, execute and report on full scale crash tests whilst advising customers on test methods and processes.

Role Responsibilities
• Establish test content including review and inclusion of any regulatory requirements
• Provide costing information for quote preparation
• Prepare internal test execution documentation and liaise with customer and internal operations group
• Responsibility for correct and complete execution of tests to the satisfaction of the customer and any relevant legal or quality standards
• Test data approval to the requirements of SAE J211 or similar
• Preparation of test reports and/or customer data packs
• Support and generate continuous improvement initiatives
• Support business development activities
• Project manage/design bespoke test methods to meet customer’s needs
• Liaise with various customers on and offsite.
• Support the finance and business development team
• Act in accordance with the behaviours for staff at all times
• Pre and post test vehicle measurements, determination of results

Essential criteria:

• Degree in a relevant Engineering subject (Mechanical or Automotive preferred)

• Experience in testing to European/Federal regulations and consumer test protocols considered essential
• Knowledge of quality assurance (particularly ISO 9001, 14001 and 17025) is required
• Sound knowledge of mechanical principles associate with vehicle safety testing
• Excellent oral and written communicator
• IT literate
• An understanding of human injury levels and the limitations of dummy instrumentation
• Knowledge of high speed data and video capture considered an advantage

Personal Behaviours
• Excellent attention to detail
• Customer focused
• Must be able to work independently or in a team
• Able to work on multiple projects

• Prepared to work overtime as required
• Flexibility to travel as and when required
• Full UK driving licence
• SC clearance or ability to achieve this
• Willing to undergo a Basic Disclosure (DBS) check