Vehicle Development Engineer

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Vehicle Development Engineer

Do you have experience within vehicle testing? Do you have a passion for test driving vehicles and have the ability to analyse test data? An opportunity has arisen for someone to join our client on a long term rolling contract for a vehicle development engineer.

Job Description

Mission & Main Objectives
Develop high quality vehicles which deliver best level customer satisfaction
Main Tasks & Responsibilities
Conduct Target setting for new vehicles : All areas of vehicle subjective / objective performance to deliver concept and achieve competiveness in market segment.
" Evaluate trial and production vehicles at digital and physical phases to monitor target achievement.
" Make accurate and clear feedback to Design & Test sections to ensure targets are achieved, and support development of solutions.
" Communicate effectively with all areas of company and alliance partners (Design, Test, Project Management, Product Planning, Marketing & Sales, Manufacturing)
" Analyse customer surveys to confirm performance of Competitor models, identify areas of improvement and understand customer requirements to feed into future models
" Benchmarking of competitor vehicles
" Test Project Control: Test planning, management and reporting including:-
" Establishing and maintaining vehicle test plans
" Management and reporting of test progress in both digital and physical phase
" Concern tracking and closure
" Management and reporting of target achievement

Background and Experience
" Degree level or equivalent in an engineering discipline desirable
" Vehicle engineering experience.
" Self-motivated with proven ability in concern resolution and investigation work.
" Able to respond to changing demands quickly.
" Customer focused, able to lead, support and motivated to achieve goals.
" Strong communication and interpersonal skills for liaison/negotiation at all levels both internally and across all regions, in Europe, UK and Japan.
" Attention to detail
" Ability to plan and manage own workload and that of support staff.
" Conscious of adding value to the company by increasing profits and/or decreasing costs.
" In-depth / engineering knowledge of vehicles is desirable.
" Driving and evaluation skills - training will be provided.
" Good excel/word/PowerPoint skills
" Ability to manage evaluation events - making and delivering event plans.
" Valid driving licence

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Key Consultant

Aiden Howgill

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Aiden specialises in contract recruitment within the Automotive industry, recruiting for a range of roles within design, purchasing, quality and simulation engineering.