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Job Title :
Engineering Manager 
Job Category :
Posted :
11/10/2017 14:38:56 
Company Name :
Forces Recruitment Services 
Location :
West Midlands, England 
Benefits :
Car + Fuel Card + Benefits 
Salary :
£30k - 35k per year + Car + Fuel Card + Benefits 
Security :
Other 
Description :

Our client is a leading international Telematics company, supplying and installing bespoke solutions for commercial vehicles from fleet cars to haulage trucks, coaches, buses and a multitude of public and private sector vehicles.

The solution gives the Company information and data to improve driver behaviours, read vehicle performance management systems, integrate with vehicle computers to predict diagnostic concerns and ultimately to save on fuel and service costs as well as to decrease accidents and road incidents.

Applications from suitably qualified ex-military personnel (Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Marines) will be particularly relevant for this position.

Main Purpose:

The role is to work alongside the engineering director to build the installation team and manage the contracting team.

Key Accountabilities

  • Servicing of products that have been installed in vehicles and building a database of method statements for distribution to the engineer’s team.
  • New installation of bespoke systems including can-bus systems.
  • Working with can-bus tools to realise new parameters and implement them.
  • Signing off new installations for projects.
  • Building an installation method statement database and keeping it up to date.
  • Reporting back to managers with any issues with a solution for resolution.
  • Management of all stock that is issued to the engineers, working the workshop.
  • Dealing with client queries whilst on customer premises and on the phone.
  • Training other engineers when required on new installation and products.
  • Assisting the installation team on site and on the phone with installation issues.
  • Maintaining regular contact and providing reports as required, reporting directly to the engineering director.

Key Competencies

The following core competencies are required:

  • Minimum 3 years experience installing vehicle tracking systems - installations in buses, coaches and trucks an advantage
  • Understanding of can-bus systems a distinct advantage
  • Auto-electrical skills or experience within the automotive installation industry
  • Strong Interpersonal skills
  • Strong IT, oral communication and administrative skills.
  • Must be able to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • A flexible approach to working hours and be able to work nights away and in Europe

Future Prospects:

Candidates will be encouraged to take an interest in the business model and pursue a career in telematics engineering management.

Interested applicants will be expected to complete and return by email a simple application form to which CVs must be pasted.



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