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Senior Homologation Engineer

Senior Homologation Engineer

Job Title: Senior Homologation Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wiltshire
Industry:
Salary: £40,000-£55,000
Reference: PW4217
Contact Name: Paris Williams
Contact Email: parisw@gerrellandhard.co.uk
Job Published: May 17, 2018 14:23

Job Description

Our Automotive OEM client located in Wiltshire has a new opportuntiy for a Senior Homologation Engineer to join the team.
 
You must have experience working for an Automotive OEM to apply for this position.
 
Accountabilities
Lead planning and delivery of vehicle approval for your designated global market or markets;
Liaise with the Government departments to fully understand and implement the process required for vehicle approval in your market, along with lobbying for potential legislative updates or interpretations, if required;
Define any processes required to gain approval or for post-production reporting;
Support Director-level discussions and reviews with the Chief Engineer of the company.
Provide information and guidance to all levels of engineering staff regarding compliance in your market;
Develop in-house test reports for use by the engineering teams to assist with compliance testing, beginning with early concept designs.
 
Skills
A degree in Automotive or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent (other relevant engineering disciplines or experience will be considered);
Experience working for an automotive OEM, technical service, type approval authority or engineering consultancy specialising in this area;
Previous experience in automotive approvals with a detailed knowledge of vehicle type approval in your market. Experience of other global markets would be a bonus;
Proven experience of being instrumental in delivering vehicle approval programs for your chosen market
Confident leading cross functional meetings and ability to evaluate technical problems to ensure clear direction;
An understanding of a typical automotive milestone process and the level of compliance that can be expected through that process;
As a minimum, an awareness of ISO 26262 and the process to achieve Functional Safety compliance;
An understanding of ISO 9001 and how it influences the ability to achieve vehicle approval;
Ability to present in front of large audiences and communicate appropriate, concise and accurate information to project members from multiple disciplines;
A good working knowledge of MS Office and MS Sharepoint;
Be able to multi-task and plan effectively when working with a variety of engineering teams in an often high-pressure, competitive environment;
Be a self-starter with an ability to work independently;
Ability to identify and act on a particular area that requires attention;
Work flexibly with the ability to apply themselves to a task outside of their normal job description, if required;
Excellent team-working skills with an ability to interact with all of the engineering teams in a positive and constructive manner;
Ability to travel within or outside of the UK to support meetings, negotiations or testing, possibly for a number of weeks.