21778 - Vehicle Climatic & Aerodynamic Technician

HORIBA MIRA is a global provider of pioneering engineering, research and test services to the automotive, defence, aerospace and rail sectors. We work in close collaboration with vehicle manufacturers and suppliers around the world, providing comprehensive support ranging from individual product tests to turnkey engineering design, development and build programmes.

With over 75 years’ experience 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. Our suite of 37 major test facilities, 100km of specialised proving ground and wealth of engineering experience, combined with our expanding international presence, means we are confident that we can achieve our vision – that every journey in the world will be positively influenced by us.

Progress towards achieving our vision has been significantly accelerated through the creation of MIRA Technology Park, Europe’s largest transport technology R&D cluster. By applying our advanced engineering, test and validation capabilities to our customers’ challenging programmes, we are already shaping journeys of the future.

A vacancy has arisen in our Vehicle Climatic and Aerodynamic Facilities for a technician, to be involved in the set up and testing of vehicles in climatic conditions, in addition to the ongoing maintenance and development of the facilities.

Experience

Essential Experience

  • Extensive vehicle and rig fitting experience, and ability to work under demanding conditions
  • Ability to run complex computer-controlled facilities and collect and process data in electronic format
  • Customer contact experience is an important part of this role

Preferred Experience

  • Knowledge of vehicle HVAC, powertrain and cooling systems
  • Experience of working with chassis dyno systems

Skills

  • Deliver accurate and qualified test data, liaise directly with customers and Engineers
  • Use initiative and employ appropriate innovation to work tasks
  • Facility maintenance and housekeeping
  • Follow work instructions with high attention to detail and quality
  • Enthusiasm and drive to deliver on time
  • Organised and methodical
  • Practical; proficient with hand tools and equipment
  • Effective communicator, with the ability to problem solve
  • Delivery-focused and highly motivated, capable of handling multiple priorities and working alone as well as part of a high-performing team
  • Competent with MS Office
  • Must be proactive at solving problems and finding solutions to tasks
  • Maintain excellent Health & Safety standards and ensure that company quality standards are adhered to
  • Have excellent mechanical and fabrication skills
  • Have good attention to detail
  • Be competent with the ability to work alongside customer engineers, MIRA engineers or unsupervised to carry out test/build instructions
  • Have good interpersonal skills and the ability to integrate into a team working environment
  • Must be prepared to work extended hours or shift pattern as required, and be part of an emergency call out rota

Qualifications

Essential Qualifications
•    C&G Craft Studies or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications
•    Craft or Technician Engineering Apprenticeship

Other information

At HORIBA 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 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.

Successful candidates must be able to work in the UK without restrictions and meet UK government security vetting criteria.

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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