Product Test Engineering Engineer

Location Warwickshire
Job type: Contract
Salary: £25.53p/h UMBRELLA
Contact name: Keeley Atkinson

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01245403560
Job ref: 39653
Published: 10 days ago
Duration: 9 Months
Expiry date: 31 Dec 2024 23:59
Startdate: ASAP

​Position Description:

  • The candidate would join the Vehicle Safety Test Laboratories test team at Gaydon to conduct physical destructive testing on components, systems and vehicles to meet Passive Safety targets.

  • Working closely with customers, the data is used to progress engineering development, or to be used for compliance evidence by witness authorities and others.

  • With the ability to translate regulation and requirement test protocols, and using a variety of modern test equipment, instrumentation and data acquisition systems, the candidate will manage the test through to completion and produce a test report on time. Initially on days the role may require being on shifts later in the year (earlies and lates).

Skills Required:

  • Experience of physical testing in a laboratory. Working knowledge of passive safety regulations and requirements, incl FMVSS and ECE.

  • Working knowledge of instrumentation and data acquisition systems. E.g. force, displacement, acceleration.

Experience Required:

  • Degree or equivalent qualification in a related field e.g. Engineering, Motorsport, Aerospace, Physics

Experience Preferred:

  • Previous experience of working in a vehicle safety test laboratory, using rigs, sleds or whole vehicle crash testing