Braking Project/Senior Engineer

Nuneaton - MIRA Technology Park
Ref
21746
Closing date
16/10/2022
Salary or hourly rate
Competitive - based on skills and experience
Contract type
Permanent
Role type
Experienced
Location
Nuneaton - MIRA Technology Park
Description

HORIBA MIRA, (hereafter known as 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.

The braking team is part of the Vehicle Attribute & Performance Test Services Capability, the team works alongside other Vehicle Attributes' teams to deliver vehicle development programmes and full compliance to regulations. The team works on a range of vehicles, from 3 wheelers to HGVs; integrating traditional and state of the art technologies.

 

Experience

Essential Experience:

  • Experience of brake development and test (including hydraulic and air systems) applying skills to a wide variety of vehicle sizes.
  • Expertise and exposure to hybrid vehicle and EV brake systems.
  • Understanding of regulations related to brake systems, including European and Federal

Preferred Experience:

  • Extensive commercial or military vehicle experience.
  • Experience of working with and developing ABS, stability control and other related electronic assistance systems.
Skills

Essential Skills:

  • Experience of brake development and test (including hydraulic and air systems) applying skills to a wide variety of vehicles. This should also include hybrid vehicle and EV brake systems.
  • Customer liaison skills, working with overseas customers on site and in foreign territories.
  • Attention to detail, ability to deliver technical reports at high standards
  • Driving licence

Preferred Skills:

  • HGV and other vehicle licences
  • Knowledge of foreign languages.
Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree qualified in automotive or mechanical engineering, or equivalent

Preferred

  • Masters degree or additional postgraduate education
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.

For a permanent offer: 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.

Right to work: - HORIBA MIRA actively promotes diversity and inclusion across our organisation, however this role does meet the criteria to be considered within the current Home Office Shortage Occupation list.