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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 aims to push 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
  • Won "Best Project" for University dissertation, only 10 awards given for the whole graduating year
  • 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

Automotive Engineering B.Eng (Hons, 1st Class)

Coventry University

Final project titles:

Electromagnetic Coil Characteristics - Won ‘Best Project’ as accredited by IMech

SparrowHawk Sports Car EV Powertrain Development

Final year modules: 

Finite Element Analysis (HyperWorks FEA)

Vehicle Dynamics (Adams simulation)

Vehicle Safety and Structures (HyperWorks crash analysis of a Tesla Model X)

Automotive Engines and Vehicle Aerodynamics (Exam)

Intelligent Transport Systems (Matlab & Simulink)

Managing Projects with MS Project (Exam)

Project Management and Proffesional Development

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 ‘Customer Oriented Engineering’
  • 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 completed 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 counter measures. 
  • Supporting engineer for manufacture quality control activity before vehicle release to public. Spent 10 weeks in France (Renault Flins plant) with a team of 6 improving the build quality by inspecting 100 vehicles per day and reporting build concerns to the factory for review and countermeasure.
  • Vehicle evaluation training (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 and high speed driving activity at Mira proving ground to get a better understanding of vehicle dynamics and improve driver skill. 

 

Feb 2017Present

STEM Ambassador

STEM West Midlands
  • Volunteering to give talks/presentations at local schools to promote interest into STEM related 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

July 2018Present

Bar Assistant

The Jockey Club
  • Part time work at my local race course (Epsom) working behind the bar on race days and evening events. 
  • Emphasis on maintaining the highest quality of standards throughout the day
  • Dealing with customer confrontation (drunk/angry) in a professional manner
  • Having extensive knowledge into what the racecourse sells and provides. Job knowledge is key to good business. 

Interests

  • Technical Analysis - Self taught to understand financial charts and indicators.
  • Repair and sell written off vehicles in spare time
  • Sunday league football, weekly pub quiz.
  • 4 years clean drivers licence

References

Upon request.