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CV, Experienced Automotive Engineer Seeking Work In USA

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 34296
(11/27/1987, male)
List top 5 skills: automotive, development, durability, engineer, motorsport, reliability, testing, vehicle
Short Bio:

I am a self-motivated and enthusiastic individual, with good communication and listening skills. I have the ability to use initiative to realise and achieve personal goals and ambitions and enjoy taking on new challenges and responsibilities. I have extensive experience in Motorsport and Automotive engineering covering super car & premium brand vehicles on a small scale production and high volume worldwide production levels.

Current location: 

United Kingdom - View on map

Nationality: 

British

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

Australia, Central America, North America, United States



Profile

I am a self  ­motivated and enthusiastic individual, with good communication and listening skills. I have the ability to use initiative to realise and achieve personal goals and ambitions and enjoy taking on new challenges and responsibilities.

Qualification/skills/achievements/personal qualities:

∙ Motor sport/Automotive Engineering Level 3

∙ Automotive Vehicle Engineering Experience

∙ EAL TIG & MIG welding

∙ Nation B Race Licence

∙ UK Police Level 3 Advanced Driving Trained

∙ Won British Formula 3 Championship as Number 1 Mechanic

∙ Very high personal standards of work

∙ Excellent attention to detail & Quality driven

∙ Proving ground permits/licences

∙ Relocation abroad for work commitments

∙ Good attendance and punctual

∙ Self­motivated

∙ Very keen to learn new skills

∙ Able to work effectively in a team or individually

∙ Conscientious

∙ BTEC First Diploma in Sports Studies (Overall Merit)

∙ Lived and worked in foreign countries

∙ Current experience with hybrid vehicles (HEV & PHEV)

Future Targets/Action Plan​:

∙ Further a career within the automotive/engineering industry

∙ Work towards a Technical support/specialist/consultant role within the Automotive industry

Interests

Motor sport, engines & performance, Engineering, fabrication, personal fitness, Martial Arts, personal health &  technology.

 

Employment History

Jaguar Land Rover, Banbury Road, Gaydon, Warrickshire CV35 0RR
March 2013 – Present

Job Description:

Vehicle Durability & Test Engineer

∙ Oversee, manage and carry out vehicle durability testing to the required standard

∙ Responsible for performing and leading the product qualification­testing, including Functional testing, Reliability and durability testing & compliance testing.

∙ Oversee & manage vehicle preparation for domestic and overseas testing

∙ Analyse vehicle instrumentation data from whole vehicle (including powertrain)

∙ Carry out Worldwide vehicle testing duties

∙ Provide daily reliability support for all platform projects; perform reliability tasks per Test Plans

∙ Perform various reliability analysis – e.g. reliability predictions (modelled and field), reliability allocation, Design, warranty collation and reporting, etc.

∙ Perform product design reviews (for reliability, safety, regulatory compliance etc.)

∙ Perform root­cause analysis for failures happened in reliability testing and/or field.

∙ Generate and/or approve test plans/procedures for product qualification and life testing

∙ Develop and implement reliability analysis, design, validation and assessment methods to support successful new product introductions

∙ Provide technical support from real life testing to improve existing product reliability

∙ Compile well documented & detailed reports post testing

∙ Interface with design engineering and marketing organizations to establish customer use condition, reliability test condition, and test plans

∙ Comfortable working across all vehicle platforms of the JLR product including Electric & Hybrid vehicles

∙ Carryout vehicle & powertrain diagnostics & module/ECU flashing using various systems/software (ASL, INCA, Vehicle Spy, CANape, CANalyzer etc)

∙ Arrange vehicle testing schedules

∙ Arrange vehicle transport Worldwide

∙ Investigate, report & document vehicle failures – hardware & software

∙ Liaise & work jointly with vehicle function groups to rectify faults / issues

Job Description:
Prototype Vehicle Build Engineer

∙ Oversee and manage prototype vehicle builds

∙ Identify and report any build/serviceability concerns through AIMS process to relevant engineering/design teams

∙ Arrange parts orders and deliveries for vehicles

∙ Ensure vehicle builds meet strict timing plans

∙ Conduct road tests of vehicles to ensure they are of required standard

∙ Create presentations underlining vehicle build specification/modifications

∙ Use vehicle parts system to create vehicle BOM

∙ Communicate with end users/customers of prototype vehicles to arrange delivery and meet testing schedules

∙ Delegate workloads to resource available for prototype vehicle builds

∙ Arrange vehicle transport when needed

Locate/order missing or damaged parts

∙ Conduct/work on multiple projects across different vehicle lines

∙ Construct a daily report of individual vehicle status

∙ Attend planning, parts, validation, and build meetings

∙ Use CAD to validate fitment[ of parts, identify parts and assemblies

∙ Provide technicians with processes, job cards, torque figures and modification instructions

∙ Identify concerns with prototype vehicle Bill Of Material and rectify

∙ Arrange parts delivery for builds

∙ Liaise with instrumentation department to discuss workload and timing plans

∙ Provide on build support for technical issues

 

McLaren Automotive, McLaren Technology Centre, Woking, Surrey
March 2010 – April 2013

Job Description:

Prototype Vehicle Development Technician;

∙ Manufacturing, build, service, and testing of prototype high performance vehicles.

∙ Machining work, including turning using lathes.

∙ Metal fabrication using required equipment and limited composites work

∙ Vehicle instrumentation data analysis

∙ Worldwide testing duties with minimal staff to each car.

∙ Full vehicle prep for race track driving

∙ Complete strip and rebuild of vehicles on regular basis

∙ Fault finding throughout the vehicle fleet

∙ Vehicle servicing and repair throughout the fleet, covering other makes such as Ferrari and Porsche

∙ Supervisor responsibilities given when travelling abroad for work and also in workshop when manager is away

∙ Report/research findings presented to managers

∙ Running of High performance hybrid vehicles

∙ Repair of High performance hybrid vehicles and systems

∙ High voltage/hybrid trained to required level for removal and repair of systems

∙ Dealing with hybrid battery packs and electric motors

 

Perkins Engines LTD, Global Engine Development (G.E.D), Frank Perkins Way, Peterborough PE1 5FQ
January 2010 – March 2010

Job Description:

Engine Test Engineer;

Responsible for the running of multiple test cells and upkeep of cells

 

∙ Working within the performance development department in Global Engine Development

∙ Performing daily checks on the engines and test bed cells

∙ Maintaining the dynamometer

∙ Performing services on engines and fitting new parts/equipment

∙ Running different software applications to meet Development engineers requests

∙ Flashing and mapping ECU’s and ECM’s with the required Par. And Flash files.

∙ Fault finding and repair where necessary

∙ Monitoring ECU flash files & engine calibration

Responsible for the running of multiple test cells and upkeep of cells ∙ Performing daily checks on the engines and test bed cells ∙ Maintaining the dynamometer ∙ Performing services on engines and fitting new parts/equipment ∙ Running different software applications to meet Development engineers requests ∙ Flashing and mapping ECU’s and ECM’s with the required Par. And Flash files. ∙ Fault finding and repair where necessary ∙ Monitoring ECU flash files & engine calibration

 

Johnson Matthey LTD, ​Gate 6A, Royston Industrial Park, Royston, Hertfordshire
06/10/2008 – January 2010

Job Description:
Engineering Workshop;

∙ Technician/workshop engineer, having the responsibility of fabrication of catalyst systems & bespoke components for vehicles

∙ Working to high standards of fabrication & welding

∙ Responsible for all vehicle maintenance/servicing/repairs on all fleet vehicles & Technicians working on vehicles

∙ Working to OEM standards and procedures

∙ Vehicle diagnostics and fault finding

∙ Conducting in­depth vehicle inspections on arriving and leaving site

∙ Maintaining workshop equipment

∙ Repairing/fabricating items for CVS & Engine test departments

∙ Solely responsible for vehicle servicing and repair throughout the fleet of 60+ cars

∙ Identifying and ordering required parts for vehicles

Job Description:
CVS Technician.

∙ Technician, responsible for running of dynomometer whilst testing and/or driving cars

∙ Emissions testing of vehicles to reach standards within the Euro stages

∙ Replacing exhaust systems on vehicles and returning vehicle to OEM standards once testing has been completed.

∙ Securing vehicles on the dynomometer and setting up the required software.

∙ Collecting and processes test data and reporting to the Test engineer.

∙ Working closely with other technicians to ensure the accuracy of results

 

Fluid Motor sport Developments, Woodhall Business Park, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 1WH
04/04/2007 – 04/10/2008

Job Description:

∙ Race mechanic/technician for leading Formula 3 race team.

∙ Responsible for vehicle thought the season, achieving a championship win in 2008

∙ Responsible for repair, maintaining and preparing the car for races and testing events – Complete strip and rebuild of every component.

∙ Ensuring the vehicle is maintained to the highest standard, mechanically and visually.

∙ Ensuring the vehicle is completely stripped, checked, repaired if necessary and reassembled for each outing.

∙ Ensuring the vehicle is ready on time for overseas events within short notice periods

∙ Maintaining & fitting the vehicle’s data logger system and analysing the engine data and vehicle telemetry

 

ISport International, Unit 6, Oaks Farm, Besthorpe Road, Carleton Rode, Nr Norwich NR16 1NF
01/02/2007 – 01/04/2007

Job Description

∙ Working within the GP2 team and GP2 Asia team.

∙ Working on one of two cars, preparing it for races & testing ect.

∙ Working in the machine shop fabricating pit equipment and other equipment

∙ General workshop cleaning

∙ Helping load cars and equipment for travel to national and international destinations

 

Slide Sports LTD
25/9/2006 – 31/1/2007

Job Description

∙ Race car mechanic – working on VW full race prepared cars

∙ Completing full race car preparation for team cars and customers cars

∙ Ensuring each race car is prepared to the highest standard of my ability

∙ Attending race weekends and testing sessions whilst being responsible for maintenance of the vehicles

∙ Performing vehicle set ups and vehicle checks

∙ Ensuring the vehicle engine is running correctly and tuning where needed

∙ Modification of engine parts/internals.

∙ Conducting servicing, repairs and maintenance work on the vehicles.

 

Ginetta Espana, Murcia & Guadix, Spain
16/08/2006 –19/09/2006

Job Description:

∙ Contracted Race mechanic for track day cars/race series.

∙ Stripping, rebuilding and preparing cars for track day users and professional race drivers.

∙ Ensuring cars are well maintained throughout the day or race weekend.

∙ Setting cars up on flat patch

∙ Working mainly in the Spanish mountains ensuring a extremely high level of service provided.

∙ Completing modifications on the cars, including chassis and cooling systems.

∙ Ensuring the data logging system works correctly and reading the data back to the drivers.

 

National College for Motorsport, Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone Technology Park, Northampton NN16

Description:

∙ Student of The National College for Motor sport. Studying motor sport engineering at NVQ level to become a qualified mechanic/technician

∙ Performing maintenance, modifications, rebuilds, set up’s and testing of race cars at Silverstone circuit and in college workshop.

∙ Ensuring all work completed to highest standard

∙ Travelling for testing outside of the college Completed 1 st Diploma Motor sport Performance & Engineering Course

∙ Completed NVQ in Motor sport engineering

 

Education

The Barclay School​(1999 ­ 2004)

∙ Achieved 9 GCSE’s grades A – C

∙ High attendance and punctuality level

 

References

Available on request