Durability Testing Engineer

What to ExpectWhat You'll Do

  • Responsibility for planning, preparing, monitoring, analysing and reporting of activities related to vehicle durability tests.
  • Test planning: definition of the day by day test plan (including control plan, and consumables/spares plan), according to the resources and facilities available to execute the requested activities
  • Engineering coverage of the testing activity: warranty the correct level of support for the testing, defining and planning the shift pattern of the Durability Testing Engineers team.
  • Monitoring the execution of the plan, revising and making contingency plans as required
  • Monitoring of the vehicle attributes degradation during the test, trough
  • Tracking of relevant tested components and the relative fatigue accumulated, through the McLaren/Durability informatics tool.
  • Management/Execution of the planned checks and controls (objective/subjective)
  • Analysing the data acquired to monitor vehicle attributes degradation and diagnose issues
  • Managing test efficiency and timings : capability to minimize the vehicle downtimes and the testing costs, with quick problem solving and strategic decisions
  • Durability Issues and failures: accurate and quick first level diagnosis and related reporting through the McLaren informatics tools. Supported by the Durability Subject Matter Experts team.
  • Additional Reporting: daily test status update reports, daily update of performance degradation analysis reports, periodical updates of test plan reports, final test reports.

What You'll Bring

  • A good degree in Automotive or Mechanical Engineering is preferred
  • Ability to demonstrate a strong understanding of Durability & Reliability theories is required
  • Significant experience in an automotive test and development environment is required
  • A good level of management skills is required
  • Experience of any or all of the following is an advantage:low volume, high performance vehicle programmes delivery of whole vehicle development programmes, from concepts through to series productiona broad range of vehicle data acquisition, test and analysis techniques
  • Be able to apply detailed technical knowledge to the understanding of new technologies, development of engineering designs and resolution of engineering problems
  • Must be proficient with all common Microsoft Office applications including Project
  • Matlab experience is preferred
  • Excellent English communication skills required, both verbal and written

What We'll Do for YouWho Are We?

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McLaren Automotive