Senior Engineer - Powertrain Test and Development - PTN112
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Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Categories: Product Development
Aston Martin’s state-of-the-art headquarters in Gaydon, Warwickshire 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: the soul of Aston Martin made real.
The purpose of the Test and Development Engineer is to undertake Development and Sign off tests and support Powertrain Module owners with rig and vehicle testing.
Key Responsibilities and Tasks
Conduct vehicle development testing
Conduct Vehicle sign off tests
Arrange sub contract agencies to conduct testing on our behalf
Support suppliers with test resource
Manage workshop and prototype resource appropriately
Contribute to FMEA brainstorming and the translation into engineering targets
Analyse test results and make appropriate recommendations to vehicle gateway audience.
Understand and implement budget planning and programme timing delivery milestones
Manage procurement of hardware to facilitate programme objectives
Management of test data; identify objective results and orchestrate feedback loop
Provide direct technical feedback into Powertrain Engineering and whole vehicle gateway events.
Drive robust troubleshooting of testing problems both on location and remotely
Specify and lead specific vehicle testing,
General vehicle testing support as required by mainstream development activities
Write technical reports in support of Powertrain Development and FESO
Influence Aston Martin Lagonda Product Development best practice standards and procedures
Must be able to work to and be very aware of programme deadlines, vehicle build phase requirements, test phase requirements, change cut-off and engineering sign-off requirements.
Must be able to manage both team and supplier resource flexibly to meet programme deadlines
Qualifications and Experience
Educated to engineering Degree/HND/HNC level
Extensive proven vehicle testing experience.
Experience in Powertrain Applications, Instrumentation, Testing and Development would be desirable
Excellent communication skills and ability to deal with a wide range of people
The ability to adapt and learn new analytical and complex development tools
The successful candidate will need to be a good team player, communicator and innovator; who can work alone and make directive decisions when required
How to Apply
A career at Aston Martin means joining one of the world's most respected luxury automotive brands. You have the chance to join us in a truly special working environment - fast-paced, rewarding and dynamic
Please click on the 'apply now' button to submit your application.
PLEASE NOTE: We reserve the right to close the vacancy to applications earlier should we receive sufficient applications.
Advertised: GMT Standard Time 12 Feb 2018
Applications close: GMT Standard Time
11 Mar 2018
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