Test & Development Engineer

Recruiter
Apex Recruitment
Location
Warwick
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Aug 2017
Closes
30 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent

Position: Test & Development Engineer

Location: Warwick

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Responsibilities and duties within the role:

  • Responsible to deliver Design Validation Plans (DVP) activities & to provide Technical advice/coordination on company projects
  • To prepare for, conduct and report testing of vehicles, bodies and rigs to validate product design
  • Hands on approach when required for vehicle rectification, fault finding, setting up of tests
  • Responsible to analyse and interpret post-test data
  • Compile technical reports in a concise and timely manner
  • Coordination of test projects from concept through to completion
  • Strong organisational skills with attention to detail

Essential Experience:

  • Broad experience in working in cross functional teams to drive product development and a demonstrate ability to influence direction of design based on test results
  • Execute internal/external tests and validation activities
  • Broad experience in working in cross functional teams to drive product development and a demonstrate ability to influence direction of design based on test results
  • Able to design and build test rigs to validate product design
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and various data logging software
  • Ability to understand and extract information from engineering standards
  • Ability to interrogate CAD data, reading drawings and schematics
  • First point of contact for tests, must able to react and resolve issues effectively whilst ensuring timing plan/costs are not compromised
  • Ability to provide sound, reasoned proposals/resolutions for further product improvement

Desirable Experience:

  • Understanding of vehicles structures, vehicle dynamics and systems e.g. electrics and hydraulics
  • Problem solving tools and methodology (Six sigma, 8d, 5Y)
  • Familiar with DFMEA and MATLAB

Education and Qualifications:

  • Minimum degree qualified in Engineering or equivalent, if no degree then candidates with exceptional experience will be considered
  • 3 years minimum relevant experience