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With the continued growth in capability and reputation of its automotive Powertrain research and innovation capability, which includes the cutting-edge IAAPS The Institute for Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems, the University is seeking to recruit an experienced engineering facility manager.  The facility manager will have responsibility for the day to day management of our complete Chassis Dynamometer facility based at the Claverton Down Campus.  The role will include line management responsibility for the technician resource across the broader Claverton Down based Powertrain research facilities.  

The Chassis Dynamometer is a busy, state of the art 4WD climatic test cell and soak area with extensive exhaust emissions analysis capability and associated vehicle workshop.  The Facility Manager will have overall control of the test schedule, calibration and maintenance, test plan approval and resources associated to the facility and will also manage the wider technical pool within the University’s Powertrain research facilities with a view to maximising operational efficiency whilst maintaining very high levels of data integrity.  The position holder will be expected to provide support and guidance to the academic, research and technical staff within the department.

This role is being advertised on a full-time basis, but applications would also be welcomed from applicants who wished to work part time, or flexibly, to suit the applicant’s skills and previous experience, this may be discussed as part of the interview process.

The position is full time (36.5 hours per week), and is being offered on a fixed term basis with an expected expiry date of 31 October 2020, at which point it will be reviewed. 

For any informal discussion please contact Rob Oliver,  Chief Engineer on +44 (0)1225 383628 e-mail: 

Closing Date: 10 Feb 2019
Type: Technical & Experimental

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