Senior Test Engineer DVP

Sherbourne Staffing Associates Ltd
12 Apr 2018
26 Apr 2018
Contract Type

My client, one of the most prestigious luxury OEMs in the world, requires a senior test engineer to join its special vehicle projects division. The Senior Test Engineer will be responsible for a high value test vehicle and lead a small team that will execute the engineering DVP activity with a key focus on this high profile test vehicle.

The role will involve domestic and overseas test activity and will require an applicant who is a self-starter and has relevant whole car knowledge and experience in Vehicle Testing or Motorsport.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Lead Vehicle Test Activity & small team of technicians to ensure test vehicle is safe & fit for testing.
  • Management of Vehicle DVP to ensure efficient & timely completion of Vehicle and Rig Test activity.
  • Management of Vehicle Preparation, Updates & Specification, both Hardware & Software.
  • Coordination of team/vehicle logistics and test parts/consumables.
  • Manage Instrumentation & data logging, to ensure quality of data, storage & access.
  • Report out of Vehicle DVP status in support of DVP lead Engineer & Vehicle DVP team.
  • Responsible for tracking & reporting of all vehicle test activity and component changes.
  • Ensure concerns are raised on relevant test issues and track progress through to closure.
  • Communication of vehicle issues & updates to other test teams or test vehicle users.
  • Support prototype builds and Instrumentation installation to ensure prototypes are fit for purpose.
  • Be prepared to support testing outside of core hours & shift working if required.
  • Carryout development testing when required.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • High level of vehicle testing experience with applicable driver trained licence and permits for test locations.
  • Knowledge of, and familiarity of European Automotive test facilities.
  • Engineering Degree (or extensive equivalent experience).
  • Hands on workshop experience desirable.
  • In depth knowledge of instrumentation activities.
  • Excellent organisational skills both of self and others. Able to manage and prioritise multiple conflicting demands on time as well as the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Good level of verbal and written communication.
  • Strong MS Office Skills including Outlook, Excel and Word.
  • Must be able to integrate quickly into a dynamic and successful department.
  • Highly motivated and self-starting. Happy to work under minimal supervision.
  • Punctual, professional attitude as well as being prepared to take hands on tasks with a committed to getting the job done against adversity.

Contract and Permanent positions available

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