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Real Driving Emissions (RDE) Project Engineer - REF No. EB5536

Industry Sector: Engineering - Automotive
Location: Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England

Salary: from £28200 to £40300 per Annum

FRS Office: Birmingham (East)
Consultant: Rodger Lloyd

Job Summary

Forces Recruitment Services are currently recruiting for a RDE Project Engineer to work for a global provider of engineering, research and test services to the automotive, defence, aerospace and rail sectors. Our client works in close collaboration with vehicle manufacturers and suppliers around the world, providing comprehensive support ranging from individual product tests to turnkey engineering design, development and build programmes.

Detailed Job Description

EB5536 Real Driving Emissions (RDE) Project Engineer

Location: Nuneaton

Salary: £28,200 - £40,300 DOE

Forces Recruitment Services are currently recruiting for a RDE Project Engineer to work for a global provider of engineering, research and test services to the automotive, defence, aerospace and rail sectors. Our client works in close collaboration with vehicle manufacturers and suppliers around the world, providing comprehensive support ranging from individual product tests to turnkey engineering design, development and build programmes.

Applications from ex-military personnel (Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, British Army, and Royal Marines) are strongly encouraged.

Main purpose of role:

* To execute Real Driving Emissions (RDE) tests, in support of engineering programmes
* To support development of methodology for testing using Portable Emissions Measurement Systems (PEMS)
* To be able to train engineers and technicians for RDE competences

Key Responsibilities:

* To undertake RDE engineering test programmes - prepare, test, manage and report
* Customer liaison
* To support improvements of RDE test installation workshop area, minimising vehicle downtime
* To support RDE test installation commonisation and efficiency improvements with a focus on minimising customer costs
* To run PEMS system checks and maintain equipment in optimal state
* To drive RDE test routes to achieve legal RDE test requirements
* To participate in RDE methodology improvement and research programmes
* To train new recruits in all aspects of RDE testing

Experience:

* Automotive experience in delivering vehicle engineering programmes to cost, time and quality objectives
* Engineering data acquisition and analysis skills

Desirable experience :

* Vehicle development and/or vehicle emissions experience
* Vehicle driving experience to set routes and driving styles

Skills:

* Be competent to be able work alongside customer engineers, our engineers or unsupervised to carry out test programmes
* Be competent to carry out unsupervised - Planned Facility Maintenance and Repairs
* Have good interpersonal skills and the ability to integrate into a team working environment
* Be prepared to work extended hours and travel overseas on project work
* Work to required Health & Safety standards and ensure that company quality standards are adhered to
* Be competent to write test reports and operational documents

Qualifications:

Essential

* Full Driving Licence for Passenger Cars
* Degree in Automotive or Mechanical Engineering
* Higher Degree in Automotive or Mechanical Engineering would be desirable
* Heavy Duty driving experience would be desirable

Salary: £28,200 - £40,300 (depending on experience)

Benefits: Company Benefits available.


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