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Product Development Engineer - Automotive
Salary: £30-£34K + Good package
Our client is an independent company that has carved itself a niche designing and supplying powertrain components (exhaust systems and other items) to OE automotive customers. Their reputation and expertise is such that several prestigious manufacturers utilise their services. We are proud to be an integral part of our client's continuing success which has resulted in a bulging order book and a recent expansion to a new purpose designed production facility.
The successful Product Engineer candidate will work in a supportive team environment at their factory in Daventry. Reporting to the Engineering Director, you will be involved;
*Vehicle based testing
*Mentoring Development Technician
*Working in the test laboratory
*Development and Advanced of products
*Data analysis and interpretation
The Development Engineer is considered by many of the engineers to be the most enjoyable role within the organisation. It is an incredibly diverse position that offers a great grounding within automotive engineering. Offering you the opportunity to be involved at a "hands-on" level in the testing and development of automotive components at a Tier 1 level.
Vehicle testing will include fitting the prototype components in cars, test driving vehicles utilising specialist instrumentation to carry out full vehicle data logging.
Work in the test laboratory carrying out a variety of procedures on acoustics, material, electrical, flow & pressure, climatic, high temperature, etc. In addition to the hands-on testing you will also be responsible for data analysis (writing test procedures, frequency analysis, etc.) and component development.
Our client is looking for someone with:
* A team player with a "Can Do" attitude
* Good Mechanical Engineering knowledge
*Experience within the Automotive Industry
* Ability to work on own initiative
* Basic electrical/electronic skills would be advantageous
* Knowledge of MATLAB/Python/C or similar would be helpful
* Good communication skills
* Good MS Office skills
* Clean driving licence
In return, our client offers:
* Basic salary c £30,000 to £34,000
* Company pension scheme
* A generous 25 days holiday + statutory bank holidays
* Structured career development
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Mana Resourcing is a specialist recruitment company working within the Engineering, Sales, IT and Commercial sectors. We are established to service and support the recruitment requirements of modern businesses and candidates alike. Catia 5, development, design, OEM, engineering development, development manager, automotive, manufacturing, CAD design, 3D CAD CAM software, CATIA V6, CATIA V5. Alternative Title - Engineer, Development Engineer, Project Engineer - Exhaust Systems, Design Engineer, Senior Project Engineer- Manifold, Tailpipe Project Development Engineer, Product Engineer/Design Engineer Automotive, Senior Project Engineer Power Train Components, Development and Advanced Engineer
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