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Employment Objective

Dedicated and results focused engineering graduate, seeking an opportunity where my skills and abilities can be tested within a fast paced and challenging environment. Looking to work within an accomplished team that pushes the limits and does not settle for second best. 

Summary

A recent automotive engineering graduate with a 1st class honors degree from Coventry University.

  • Studied Automotive Engineering (BEng) at Coventry University
  • Placement year at Nissan R&D Europe (NTCE) - Vehicle Evaluation Engineer
  • STEM Ambassador for West Midlands region
  • Highly motivated, ambitious to succeed, disciplined and can productively interact with people to get the best results.

Education

Sep 2014May 2018

Coventry University

First Class BEng. (Honours) Automotive Engineering 
  • Analytical and quantitative thinking, with a strict and proficient approach to managing work loads
  • An ability to accuratly review, analyse and interpret complex data before presenting it in formats understandable by all technical levels
  • Strong fundamental understanding of engineering principles
  • Accomplished communication skills, both written and verbal, developed through extensive group work, reports and presentations.
  • Notable modules - Analytical Modelling, Finite Element Analysis and Optimization, Managing Projects with Microsoft Project, 

Career History

Aug 2016Sep 2017

Vehicle Evaluation Engineer - Industrial Placement

Nissan Motor Co Ltd.
  • Worked exclusively on the Nissan Micra (Gen 5) within the test department "Vehicle Evaluation"
  • Project management of vehicle test plans (Microsoft Project) including logistics and vehicle transport around Europe
  • Leasing with all test departments within the company to create prototype vehicle test plans, guaranteeing that testing would be complete before major milestone meetings. 
  • Lead test engineer for prototype Human Machine Interface (HMI) software/hardware - Analysing and reporting defects to then confirm the suitability and testing of proposed solutions 
  • Quality control activity in Renault plant, France (10 weeks). Finding and implementing manufacture counter measures before public release.
  • Vehicle evaluation (dynamic and static) to find and raise concerns found in prototype vehicles.
  • Completing extensive test items and reporting findings in milestone meetings to managers/ directors
  • Driver training -  Limit handling activity at Mira proving ground to understand vehicle dynamics and behavior

 

Feb 2017Present

STEM Ambassador

STEM West Midlands
  • Volunteering to give talks/presentations at local schools to promote interest into STEM subjects and career paths
  • Helped Nissan to run promotional events aimed at ages 8-18, with the aim to show what one can expect within an engineering R&D role
  • Maintaining a professional and respectable attitude at all times whilst volunteering - constantly thinking about public image of the organisation

Sep 2015Mar 2016

Bar Assistant

JD Wetherspoon
  • Maintaining the highest quality standards throughout the day
  • Late finish times with university lectures in the morning has allowed me to embrace long working hours
  • Dealing with customer confrontation (drunk/angry) in a professional manner
  • Having extensive knowledge into what the pub sells. Job knowledge is key to good business. 

Interests

  • Technical Analysis - Self taught to understand financial charts and indicators.
  • Sunday league football, gym.
  • 4 years clean drivers licence

References

Upon request.