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Senior Passive Safety Engineer

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Senior Passive Safety Engineer

Posted 04 July 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
Discipline Interior & Exterior Systems
Contact NameNutan Dhalpe

Job description

Position: Senior Passive Safety Engineer

Sector: Body &Chassis Sector

Location: Woking, Surrey

Position Type: Contract

Outside IR35

*Applicants MUST have proof of immediate, on-going and valid eligibility to work full time in the UK and travel within the EU.*

Contechs are recruiting on behalf of a Luxury Automotive Manufacturer based in Surrey who are seeking a Senior Passive Safety Engineer to join their team.

Job Description

As Senior Passive Safety Engineer your main responsibilities are:

  • Responsible for successful achievement of Passive Safety attribute, including Passive Safety relevant legislation
  • Planning, budget and resource allocation for this minor programme is the responsibility of the Passive Safety Manager
  • Report and present to senior stakeholders, such as programme management and chief engineer, when called upon in attribute meetings or programme meetings.
  • Assist the Passive Safety Manager to create the budget.
  • Lead structural, exteriors and restraints conceptual design to achieve passive safety targets.
  • Perform proof-of-concept tests where required to prove out novel or risky designs.
  • Assist in co-ordinating the Passive Safety restraints CAE activities for each programme.
  • Author and maintain passive safety test timing plan, and report through programme DVP.
  • Responsible to execute passive safety testing on time for this minor crash programme.
  • Accountability lies with the Passive Safety Principal Engineer.

Qualifications / Skills required

  • Manage preparation and execution of vehicle tests.
  • Attend vehicle and rig crash tests at supplier site, with authority to represent the Client.
  • Conduct vehicle safety attribute testing as required by vehicle program (including full vehicle crash testing, sub-system and component tests).
  • Sign-off test preparation activities and authorise test supplier to perform the crash test.
  • Perform post-analysis of Passive Safety test data for adherence to target and advise on any departure from expected performance

Why work through Contechs?

Contechs is a strategic partner to the automotive industry, providing innovative design and engineering services to global OEMs, from concept to production. Founded in 1997, Contechs has since established itself as a leading automotive recruitment specialist, recruiting across all disciplines in the product development process.

Its dedicated Contractor Care Team plays a pivotal role in providing an effective and successful placement for external employees, supporting them throughout their contract, from pre-placement to contract renewal.

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