Crash Instrumentation De-prep Technician

Nuneaton - MIRA Technology Park

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£13.24 - £19.45 - based on skills and experience
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Apprentice, Experienced
Nuneaton - MIRA Technology Park

HORIBA MIRA is a global provider of pioneering engineering, research and test services to the automotive, defence, aerospace and rail sectors. We work 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.

With over 70 years’ experience in developing some of the world’s most iconic vehicles, our engineers utilise the latest test facilities and simulation tools to make vehicles and journeys safer, cleaner, more efficient and rewarding. Our suite of 37 major test facilities, 100km of specialised proving ground and wealth of engineering experience, combined with our expanding international presence, means we are confident that we can achieve our vision – that by 2020 every journey in the world will be positively influenced by us.

Progress towards achieving our vision has been significantly accelerated through the creation of MIRA Technology Park, Europe’s largest transport technology R&D cluster. By applying our advanced engineering, test and validation capabilities to our customers’ challenging programmes, we are already shaping journeys of the future


Essential Experience:

  • Vehicle workshop experience
  • Automotive experience
  • Familiar with automotive terms and vehicle components
  • Instrumentation and data acquisition

Preferred Experience:

  • Previous 1-2 years in automotive industry
  • Vehicle safety or crash test related experience
  • Test facility based experience
  • Automotive electrical systems knowledge
  • High speed camera experience
  • FARO CMM experience
  • Excellent English based communication skills
  • Excellent timekeeping
  • Ability to learn new skills quickly and be receptive to skills being taught
  • Think outside the box to contribute to developing unique tests for specialist product tests
  • It may be required to work overtime, shift pattern including some occasional weekends
  • Capable of working in a dynamic & ever changing environment
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Able to multitask & manage multiple tasks at once
  • Able to self task & progress work without constant direction
  • Able to work individually or as part of a team
  • Capable of driving delivery of tests forward, whilst keep quality at the forefront
  • Able to liaise with test engineers, good communication

Essential Qualifications:

  • City and guilds or equivalent


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Electrical/Electronic Qualifications
  • FLT Licence
  • Crane Licence
Other information
  • 39 hour week (Mon - Thurs 8.00 - 16.45 & Fri 08.00 - 15.45 > 45 mins lunch)
  • 12 months contract - inside IR35
  • It may be required to work overtime, shift pattern including some occasional weekends