Vehicle Systems Mechanical Engineer

Vehicle Systems Mechanical Engineer

Job Title: Vehicle Systems Mechanical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Blackwood, Caerphilly
Salary: £37000 - £46000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895753_1554275166
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 03, 2019 08:06

Job Description

Our client is a world leader in the provision and integration of cutting-edge technology, primarily specialist vehicles to the Defence and Security sectors. They are now seeking a Vehicle Systems Mechanical Engineer for their site in South Wales. The client has a strong reputation for offering excellent job satisfaction and career progression.

You will be managing the execution of high and medium risk contracts, providing commercial and contractual advice and guidance to the company business units, and managing license agreements.

As Vehicle Systems Mechanical Engineer, your main responsibilities will include:

To support and manage the delivery of vehicle mobility performance and platform related requirements
To lead vehicle trials and provide technical support in order to obtain vehicle verification, validation evidence and subsystem design assurance
Support to production activities relating to the Mobility and Platform domain product.
Preparation, configuration and change management of Mobility and Platform related Engineering artefacts (specifications, interface control documents, test specifications, test reports etc.)
Liaison with the customer during design reviews/workshops etc.
Liaison with subcontractors including governance and design reviews/workshops.
System and Sub-system issues management and resolution including reporting.
Support the change management process for sub-contract and customer contract changes.
To carry out impact assessments on automotive related subsystems

Qualifications and Requirements

Typically requires degree level education, and a wide range of relevant experience, or equivalent.
Mechanical Engineering degree or equivalent demonstrable experience
Experience of hydraulic and pneumatic systems
Experience of wheeled and tracked vehicles
Experience working in the Defence industry or military vehicles would be beneficial but not essential
Demonstrable, significant, proven experience in the production of high-quality design documentation and artefacts of automotive sub-systems ideally with regard to tracked vehicles.
Technical experience in the application of systems engineering processes in a design and development environment.
Demonstrable, significant, proven experience in the management and delivery of test activities
Proven ability to perform structured trade studies and decision making.
Proven, methodical, approach.
Demonstrable, significant, proven experience in interfacing with suppliers and customers.
Pro-active approach to resolution of issues.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proven and well-developed time management skills.

Job Title:Vehicle Systems Mechanical Engineer
Location:Newport, South Wales
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:895753

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Nationals. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability. Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency. This is a permanent opportunity.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.