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Job title: Test Centre / Facility Engineer (Automotive)
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 3 to 5 years
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 24 March 2021
Job reference no: 1778020256

Job Description

The successful candidate will provide testing facility development, project management and component / system testing functions to both internal and external customers in order to support development and localisation projects as required by internal and external customers according to  Group processes, standards and specifications

Will be required amongst other duties to:

  • Analyse requirements, design facilities/rigs/equipment, manage procurement and/or construction
  • Oversee maintenance and upgrade of facilities (mechanical and electrical) through internal and external sources
  • Liaise with Suppliers and Consulting Engineers
  • Assist in identifying the relevant investment requirements
  • Oversee and manage the use of test equipment and facilities
  • Analyse test specifications, gather test requirements, conduct cost calculations, schedule tests, monitor and report on progress
  • Analyse component failures by conducting root cause analysis
  • Control development budgets and expenditure in order to ensure achievement of committed project budgets
  • Liaise with Group counterparts and respond to all queries from Group and internal and external stakeholders

Minimum requirements: 

  • BSc Eng. or BEng. in Mechanical Engineering
  • A formal qualification in Project Management or suitable training
  • Have at least 2 years of exposure to and utilization of project management systems/tools
  • Must possess at least 5 years’ experience in an automotive engineering environment
  • Good knowledge in HVAC/Refrigerant systems pertaining to Climatic Chambers
  • The ability to plan and execute projects and monitor, follow-up project progress, identify major project issues and escalate these as required
  • Experience and knowledge in planning/installation and commissioning of facilities and equipment
  • Must be able to identify risks, analyse them and set up plans to minimise risk
  • Must be able to confidently and professionally communicate with all stakeholders, including international partners
  • The ability to understand, develop and apply technical solutions
  • Good interpersonal skills (negotiation, team work)
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office Software (MS PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and MS Projects)
  • Proficient in CAD, able to design using tools like PROE, Inventor
  • Highly proficient in report writing and doing presentations
  • The ability to establish good relationships with Groups counterparts
  • Able to work under pressure and be innovative
  • Good technical problem solving ability
  • Be able to work independently or in a team
  • Willing to travel overseas at least twice a year
  • Code 8 driving license