21736 - Performance & Durability Technician

We have an exciting opportunity for a performance and durability technician to join  our team.  

The Performance and Durability Technician will be responsible for:

Contributing to delivery of projects in the P&D attribute team and to take ownership of specific non-project activities as required.

To work as part of a multi-disciplined team contributing as necessary to whole vehicle performance, durability, driveability, fuel economy and corrosion testing, vehicle evaluation and vehicle fitting. 

Application of thorough knowledge of passenger and commercial vehicles. 

Contribute to the expansion of the Performance & Durability team through support of strategies and processes championed by Team Leader or other department leads.

Experience

  • Direct customer liaison experience, proven record of delivering test activities and working to deadlines.
  • Whole vehicle or system level test experience
  • Workshop repair and diagnostic experience of both commercial and passenger car vehicles

Skills

  • General and practical understanding of vehicle systems
  • Ability to diagnose vehicle faults and rectify
  • General fabrication and welding skills – ability to fabricate test fixtures
  • Ability to work with high voltage vehicles safely
  • Ability to support and mentor apprentice technicians
  • Working within test procedures/verification methods
  • Test vehicle set measurement activity
  • Good working knowledge of MS office

Qualifications

  • HGV licence Class 1 & 2
  • Clean driving license
  • Formal vocational qualification in vehicle engineering or related discipline (NVQ3 or C&G in an automotive field)

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.

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 not meet the criteria to be considered within the current Home Office Shortage Occupation list. 

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