- Oxfordshire, GB
- £25 /hr
- Available now
A precise and analytical thinker with a balance of commercial and technical experience - Self Starter, Adaptable, Proactive with a broad skill set. Open to automotive and businessmore...A precise and analytical thinker with a balance of commercial and technical experience - Self Starter, Adaptable, Proactive with a broad skill set. Open to automotive and business opportunities. I may also consider web projects as someone extremely comfortable with HTML, CSS and WordPress.
Vehicle Dynamics/Test Engineer
October 2013 – Present (4 months)
-Conduct thorough whole vehicle appraisals, report concerns, specify necessary actions for rectification oversee rectification and confirm subsequent suitability for loans.
-Giving instruction and provide guidance to a team of experienced technicians.
-Identifying Squeak and Rattle/NVH issues and working with technicians to resolve.
-Executing thorough static vehicle preparation and extensive dynamic vehicle testing,
-Ensure vehicle dynamic and cosmetic attributes are met and maintained.
-Final engineers sign-off prior to press or launch activity, ensuring the highest levels of vehicle integrity are maintained.
May 2013 – Present (9 months)
-Developed the vehicle from languishing at the back of the field to a podium challenger by the end of the season.
-Analysis of vehicle and driver performance through logged-data and driver feedback.
-Assimilating all inputs to call technical decisions often within an extremely short time frame in a high pressure environment.
-Monitoring of performance and competitor's performance during practice, qualifying and races.
-Development and execution of an effective testing & development schedule.
-Using logged data to assist in driver coaching and development.
-Post-event data analysis. Experienced with MoTec
-Technical consultation and vehicle development.
Management Team Leader
July 2010 – August 2013 (3 years 2 months)Brighton, United Kingdom
-A seasonal position leading and supervising a team of 10 Residential Accommodation Managers.
-Implemented new systems and processes relating to quality assurance and performance measurement and analysis. Developing KPI's and a standardised reporting system.
-Coordinating staff cover between sites.
-Liaising with client group leaders and management, resolving any issues which arise.
-Daily and weekly reporting
-Training and Mentoring both new & old staff
March 2011 – June 2012 (1 year 4 months)
-Vehicle Maintenance, fault finding and repairs
Road testing and inspection of vehicles in order to locate the many issues which occur in a low volume high-performance sports car such as a TVR.
Maintenance and repairs to exceed client expectations.
-Modification and development
Fine tuning of suspension to individual specifications and requirements.
Adjustments as a result of road testing and evaluation.
Fitment of non-standard components, sometimes requiring modifications.
Operational Efficiency and Service Improvement
April 2010 – September 2010 (6 months)
Using 'Six Sigma' methodology, immediate financial and efficiency benefits for the company.
Developed a streamlined ordering system & modified supplier invoicing data requirement.
Instrumented and coordinated a reworking of data storage architecture to reduce process times by 93% in some cases.
Carried out time-in-motion studies of all operations related to the ordering procedure.
New ordering guidelines developed from regression analysis of ordering and seasonal patterns.
Developed the existing database of historical transactions for simple identification of emerging ordering patterns.
Managing multiple property maintenance projects, reporting daily, prioritising and coordinating multiple suppliers.