Vehicle Trials Engineer (Mechanical Systems)

Vehicle Trials Engineer (Mechanical Systems)

Job Title: Vehicle Trials Engineer (Mechanical Systems)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Caerphilly, Wales
Salary: £400 - £460 per annum
Reference: 895449_1546623247
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 04, 2019 17:34

Job Description

Your knowledge of Mechanical Engineering and experience in testing and trials will play a crucial part in establishing the Specialist Vehicle Survivability solution for a new family of scout vehicles as a key member of their systems team.

You will be working for a world-leader in the integration of cutting-edge defence and security systems. A good salary, corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant environment. You will receive significant mentoring from senior staff but will be expected to be focused on undertaking consulting work from the outset.

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About the Job:

The client requires a Vehicle Trials Engineer (Mechanical Systems) specialising in the Survivability of specialist vehicles. The job will involve:
*Survivability support to system design activities
*Preparing, overseeing and reporting Survivability tests and trials at both mechanical sub system and vehicle level for the Specialist Vehicle programme (including armour and RP netting).
*Root cause analysis and investigation relating to the Survivability domain product as required.
*Support to production activities relating to the Survivability domain product.
*Preparation, configuration and change management of Survivability related Engineering artefacts (specifications, interface control documents, test specifications, test reports etc.)
*Liaison with the customer during design reviews/workshops etc.
*Mechanical System and Sub-system issues management and resolution including reporting.
*Provide information and metrics to the Team Lead to enable management reporting.
About You:
To be the right fit for this Vehicle Trials Engineer (Mechanical Systems) job, you will need a mechanical engineering background and experience planning, undertaking and reporting on tests and trials.

Experience working in the Defence industry or military vehicles would be highly beneficial but not essential (can also consider Rail, Automotive and Aerospace). Direct experience in the field of Survivability is not essential.

Vehicle Trials Engineer (Mechanical Systems)South Wales
37 hours a week
£400 - £460
Contract role but could also consider this as a Permanent role

Keywords: Mechanical, RPG netting, Systems engineer, Design, Vehicle, Land, Armoured, Survivability, Testing, Trials, Root cause analysis.

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 Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

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 resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

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