Test Verification & Warranty Engineer

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Warwickshire
Salary
24.55 - 24.55 GBP Hourly + GBP24.55/hour
Posted
24 Aug 2019
Closes
04 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Contract
Our premium brand Automotive client is currently recruiting for the following role:

Division:
Manufacturing Engineering

Position Description:
The Diagnosis Team is a centralised activity to define customer warranty problems in a way that resolving teams can understand and act fast. The information gained from a data defined input to our team is used to generate deeper investigation cross functionally and throughout the world as necessary. The team also operate a Diagnosis Centre comprising its own workshop and office based at MIRA Nuneaton where they can replicate failures and test parts working collaboratively with suppliers and engineers.

- Inspecting, testing and reporting on failed/fatigued components returned from Warranty.
- Generate and update test plans to diagnose components/ system faults and to replicate the failure mode identified in warranty.
- Evaluation of engineering drawings, specifications, test methods, DFMEA, Control Plan.
- Execution of test plans: utilizing vehicles, modules and simulators being able to evaluate the results of the tests. A test track and workshop facilities are part of site where the team is based.
- Instrumenting and using data acquisition methods on whole vehicles and/or vehicle components.
- Verification of correct diagnostic tool operation and acceptance testing of the diagnostic tools.
- Processing test data, generating reports and presenting results to relevant engineering personnel.
- Lead projects creation up to Standard Problem Definition (D2 Step in 8D Process) using Problem Solving Techniques.
- Reporting and Investigation of issues (8D Format) working with engineering teams to define warranty issues.
- Lead project review meetings with the architecture team to ensure project is completed on time.
- Must be prepared to work from our manufacturing Plants for some of the week and travel between plants will be essential.

Skills Required:
- Inspecting, testing and reporting on failed/fatigued components returned from Warranty.
- Generate and update test plans to diagnose components/ system faults and to replicate the failure mode identified in warranty.
- Execution of test plans: utilizing vehicles, diagnostic tool, modules and simulators being able to evaluate the results of the tests. A test track and workshop facilities are part of site where the team is based.

Experience Required:
- Proficiency in one or more of Chassis / Powertrain / Electrical / Body / Vehicle Engineering disciplines.
- Experience of automotive electrical architecture and diagnostic functionality
- Good working knowledge of automotive communication systems including CAN J1939, LIN bus etc.
- Proven Diagnostic skills and experience having knowledge of testing criteria and execution based on Warranty Analysis.
- Able to develop detailed component/ system test plans for internal and external customers.
- Create and manage processes that will be used to validate test system performance and repeatability.
- Demonstrative knowledge and experience working with Engineering Requirements, Testing Specifications and component drawings.
- Interpret test results, manage and control test data and communicate test results with Project Teams.
- Proven experience of Problem Solving methodology and execution.
- Communication skills are very important; strong oral and written skills are critical. Must be able to communicate clearly with the design team and able to generate deliverable reports to our customers.
- Enthusiastic and self-motivated; able to work alone with minimum guidance, but also be able to operate effectively as part of a team.
- Excellent attention to detail, right-first-time attitude.
- Proven ability to manage multiple assignments & projects.
- Proven people and project leadership capability and ability to build & maintain effective relationships
- Able to travel overseas and work from all client Midlands sites.
- Familiar with workshop diagnosis systems.
- Full driving licence.

Experience Preferred:
- Six Sigma Certification (Green Belt or Black Belt)
- Previous experience as Automotive Test & Verification Engineer
- Experience of Ford/JLR Product Development & Launch processes.
- Holds a degree in a technical discipline.

Additional Information :
Based in MIRa + Client's Midlands based Plants

Please note to apply for this position, you MUST have either a UK or EU passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship of any kind.

The services advertised by Premea Limited for this vacancy are those of an Employment business.

Premea is a specialist recruitment consultancy representing clients in the UK and internationally within the Automotive, Motorsport and Aerospace sectors