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FEA Engineer (Automotive)

Location: PLZEŇ Salary: Salary Negotiable
Sector: Engineering Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 12 months ago Reference: 3049131
A global tier 1 supplier to the automotive sector is expanding. Their fast growing engineering development centre established in 2012 is preparing to become the largest Technology Centre of its kind in Europe for the organisation going from its current 168 employees and increasing by approximately 40% in the next year.
The centres main function is to support the design and development of all aspects of mechanical engineering looking at complex seating mechanisms, foams coatings and automotive wiring harnesses. The centre supports automakers such as BMW, Ferrari and Lamborghini and the list of clients and projects continues to grow.

As a major part of this growth they are hiring Test and validation professionals with particular skills in Finite Element Analysis (FEM) .

Additional responsibilities will include (but may not be limited to)

• test equipment installation within the Plzen Technical Center.
• Developing workflow processes to ensure standard procedure is in place when coordinating activities from plant teams within the region.
• Develop relationships with each BU to allow full integration of Plzen into program engineering deliverable s
• Leading internal audits to ensure the test laboratory continually maintains high working standards.
• Budget planning through definition of new equipment needs within the test labority.

To be a success in this role you should have
• A strong understanding of FEA tools and analysis techniques.
• Practical working experience of testing and validating a product supplying into the automotive industry.

• Strong communication skills with a proven experience of dealing with external customer groups.
• Strong understanding of automotive delivery timing schedules
• Degree qualification in an engineering or technical discipline
• Fluency in English communication written and verbal.
Our client will require a Czech speaking professional due to the fact that the majority of this team are Czech. German speaking would be a huge benefit also.

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