TAV059 – Prototype Technician – Test & Verification

Location: Gaydon

Job Type: Contract

Job Skills: Prototype Test Verification Vehicle Preparation Fault Diagnosis

Salary: Up to £16.85 per annum

On behalf of a prestigious Warwickshire based OEM, we are actively looking to recruit a Prototype Technician for Test & Verification. The role will be to build, prepare, service and maintain our client’s prototype vehicles / bucks to facilitate both whole vehicle and component testing in line with design verification programme objectives of all future products.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Preparation of our client’s products to required standards.
  • Service and maintenance of our client’s worldwide prototype fleet.
  • Interaction with engineering teams for fault diagnosis and issue resolution.
  • Maintain accurate vehicle log files detailing all work actioned on all fleet vehicles.
  • Support Prototype test vehicles whilst on test, both in the UK and overseas.
  • Carry out Rework Instruction Sheet updates on pre-production cars.
  • Support prototype test vehicles whilst on test, both in the UK and abroad, providing technical knowledge and facilitating smooth running of vehicle tests.
  • Adhere to company safety, housekeeping and discipline standards.
  • Identify by means of Engineering Change Management System any improvements to or mismatches of
  • Parts or operations that will assist in both product and / or process quality improvements.
  • Support media launch activities as part of new model introductions.

Qualifications and Experience

  • It is essential that you are educated to degree level in Manufacturing or a similar engineering Full Apprenticeship (Motor Vehicle background) ideally to HNC level
  • Significant Prestige Vehicle Experience
  • Ability to read, interpret and work to engineering drawings / process sheets.
  • Work experience preparing and supporting Prototype test vehicles.
  • Thorough knowledge of computer systems and software including MS Word & Excel.
  • Extensive knowledge of our client’s products both past and present.
  • Team player but also able to work independently.
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Problem solver
  • Ability to travel to support overseas events
  • Clean Driving License and valid passport
  • Must be willing to work overtime at short notice both during the week and at weekends to support tight deadlines.

Location: Gaydon

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