Vehicle Engineering Co-ordinator

Summary

Salary
£Competitive
Team
Automotive
Location
Hullavington, Wiltshire, Hullavington - United Kingdom

Description

Vehicle Engineering is an integral part of the vehicle development team responsible for bringing together the programme and engineering teams to deliver the product vision through balancing the vehicle attributes, delivering and managing the prototype fleet and developing the DVP&R. 
The Vehicle Engineering Co-ordinator will be responsible for the co-ordination of the DVP to deliver Final Engineering Completion and Final Engineering Sign-off. The correct candidate will have good organisation and co-ordination skills, ideally with an automotive background and experience in fleet management. The role includes working with the entire product team.

Accountabilities

  • Co-ordination of the prototype and benchmark fleet
  • Collation of vehicle fleet tracker
  • Reviewing and updating the fleet tracker as required
  • Fleet status reporting i.e. location, usage, vehicle health, and component updates, etc.
  • Manage vehicle usage with end users to ensure efficient and productive usage
  • Maintain vehicle integrity through to end-of-life
  • Responsible for vehicle key management
  • Co-ordinate road registering and insurance for the fleet
  • Co-ordinate servicing and maintenance
  • Co-ordinate fleet updates both hard and software to ensure the desired specification is met
  • Co-ordinate shipping and booking of vehicles and test facilities
  • Manage purchases – Purchase orders, paperwork, delivery etc. 
  • Support the co-ordination of benchmarking
  • Support the Vehicle Engineering team as and when required

Skills

  • A degree in Automotive or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent (or other relevant experience will be considered).
  • A good knowledge of automotive design, vehicle systems and technology is preferred.
  • Previous experience of vehicle prototype build and testing would be beneficial.
  • Experience with vehicle fleet management
  • Experience in planning and co-ordinating
  • Ability to communicate appropriate, concise and accurate information, both in writing and verbally.
  • Confident in leading meetings and ability to present 
  • Be able to multi-task and plan effectively when working with a variety of project teams in an often high-pressure, competitive environment
  • A good working knowledge of MS Office
  • Self-starter - ability to work independently.
  • Excellent team-working skills

Benefits

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life assurance
  • Sport centre
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidized café and restaurants
  • Discounts on Dyson machines

Posted: 03 April 2019