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Job Ref: Brookcrasheng
Job Title: Crash Test Engineer
Date Posted: 03/07/2017
Salary Rate: £27000 - £30000 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 exciting opportunity has arisen for a Crash Test Engineer, working within the Safety team. We are looking for enthusiastic and flexible individuals with either experience in vehicle safety testing or those with a mechanical background and a desire to develop their career in this specialist area of our business. The successful candidate will be responsible for working in collaboration with our customers and/or witnessing authorities to establish testing requirements. In addition, the role holder will prepare, execute and report on full scale crash tests, and advise the customer 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 test 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
• Carry out vehicle measurements on behalf of the customer (3D digital measurement)
• Act in accordance with the behaviours for staff at all times
Essential criteria:
Qualifications
• Degree or similar in an Engineering discipline

Experience
• Experience in testing to European/Federal regulations and also consumer test protocols considered - desirable
• Working in an ISO 17025 environment

Skills
• Sound knowledge of mechanical principles associated with vehicle safety testing - essential
• Excellent oral and written communicator
• IT literate
• 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 and in a team
• Able to work on multiple projects

Other
• Prepared to work overtime as required
• Full UK driving licence
• Willing to undergo a Basic Disclosure (DBS) check

Working Environment: Office/Workshop/Lab

Travel Required: Travel as required within the UK and mainland Europe

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