Crash Test Engineer

  • 12 months contract
  • Work for a global mobility company
  • Geelong location
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    Regional VIC > Geelong & Great Ocean Road
  • $
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    Full Time

Bayside has been a recruitment partner with Ford for over 15 years. We are currently seeking an experienced and self-motivated Crash Test Engineer for a contract role within Ford's Product Development team based in Geelong.

In this role you will be working in a dynamic global environment managing the testing and validation of vehicle occupant protection and structural body systems. You will be part of a team that is responsible for the test validation, development of program test plans, and completion of gateway deliverables on time and with quality.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct component and system Design Verification Testing in support of forward model program delivery
  • Design & develop test fixtures and liaise with technicians to construct the test fixtures
  • Liaise with prototype build team to ensure on time and accurate delivery of test bucks, parts and consumables.
  • Support the program management team in meeting testing targets and gateways
  • Liaise with design teams in ensuring correct testing methods are used
  • Participate in cross-functional team for issue resolution and re-test

Required Skills & Knowledge:

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering or in a related field
  • Minimum 5 years' relevant industry experience
  • Crash testing experience desired but not essential
  • Strong desire to deliver results in a testing environment
  • Customer Focus
  • Excellent communication, project and time management skills
  • Ability to determine the appropriate test methodology in particular instances
  • Facility scheduling & planning skills
  • Understanding systems engineering and the role of validation in the development process
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the business including management and technicians
  • Ability to multitask in a diverse range of activities.

To submit your application in strict confidence, click the 'apply' button. If you require further information, please contact Wen Shan on 03 9864 6000.

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