Vehicle Attributes and Performance Laboratory Test Services - Senior Engineer

Nuneaton - MIRA Technology Park

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Nuneaton - MIRA Technology Park

HORIBA MIRA is a word-class, independent engineering consultancy, operating in multiple locations around the world, to support vehicle manufacturers and their supply chain with cutting-edge engineering and test expertise.

This role will require to operate as the Senior Technical member of the A&P Test Laboratories department, which includes two K&C rigs, the Vehicle Semi Anechoic Chassis Dynamometer and the Anechoic chamber. Leading the team to deliver brilliantly.

In support of the Manager of A&P Test Services, build an effective and efficient sub-team to service HORIBA MIRA’s growing customer base:

  • Brilliant project delivery to cost, time and quality
  • Technical leadership and understanding of the Rigs and Facilities’ capability
  • Resource planning, control and flexible deployment
  • Facility bookings planning and coordination
  • Facilities operation, including H&S, Quality and Environmental aspects
  • Commercial team support with customer enquiries and proposal development
  • Coordination and support of other attribute teams (NVH and ADAS) activity for the delivery of test work within existing facilities.

The candidate should be able to demonstrate experience in the Automotive Industry covering the following:

  • 1+ Year managing at a small team, with day-to-day operational responsibility and experience of working in a complex environment.
  • Expertise on vehicle rig & laboratory testing and/or chassis related engineering development activity
  • Demonstrate clearly delivery of significant improved performance in past roles
  • Customer facing environments

Other desired experience includes:

  • Working for a consultancy, Tier 1 or OEM

The candidate must show:

  • Great people management and motivational skills
  • Technical knowledge of vehicle dynamics/chassis systems 
  • Technical knowledge of rigs and laboratory testing
  • Able to work and coordinate activities within a cross functional organisation
  • Able to achieve customer satisfaction on all the work delivered

-Degree Educated on either Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering

-Management and Leadership 

Other preferred qualifications

-MSc or postgraduate training on business/people management

-Chartered Engineer


Other information

HORIBA MIRA has 75 years of heritage 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.

At HORBA MIRA we have a wide range of benefits including:-

  • 27 days holiday + statutory days (with the option to participate in a holiday buy/sell scheme)
  • A generous contributory pension plan
  • A company performance related bonus scheme
  • A fantastic Employee Assistance Programme which offers a range of wellbeing services to staff.
  • Reimbursement of fees for corporate memberships for relevant Chartered/professional institution
  • A range of tax efficient salary sacrifice options including a cycle to work scheme.

The successful candidate must be able to work in the UK without restrictions and meet UK government security vetting criteria.

Right to work: - HORIBA MIRA actively promotes diversity and inclusion across our organisation, this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the current Home Office Shortage Occupation list.