Senior Automotive Development Engineer

Job Title: Senior Automotive Development Engineer

Salary & Benefits: Up to £55,000, depending upon experience + Benefits package

Location: West Sussex

An excellent opportunity for an experienced Senior Automotive Development Engineer to join a world class engineering company to be involved in the testing and development of company products.

Senior Automotive Development Engineer Requirements:

* Relevant testing/development experience in an automotive environment
* Experience of leading a validation project or running testing trials
* Degree level (or equivalent) in an engineering related subject, or relevant experience
* Experience of working with UK test facilities, laboratories and proving grounds
* Interpreting test standards, customer requirements and internal requirements
* Writing test plans, test procedures and test reports
* Familiarity with rig testing (rig design and build experience desirable) and Instrumentation, data logging and interpreting/processing data
* Proof of Concept / mule build planning and execution
* Use of DFMEA and DVP
* Issue analysis (failure mode, root cause analysis)
* Resolution of timing, budget and system design/performance target conflicts
* Proficient in Microsoft Office software programs
* Hands-on technical experience highly desirable (automotive electrical systems, automotive mechanical, component dis-assembly, rig building, welding)
* Valid UK driving licence

Senior Automotive Development Engineer Responsibilities:

* Leading vehicle test and development projects
* Leading team reviews, updating on progress and defining next steps
* Supervision/execution of component vehicle tests (POC, prototype and sign-off)
* Review of customer and internal requirements
* Ownership of Design Verification Plans
* Supporting project, technical, design and test-readiness reviews
* Managing test resource and technicians
* Managing test vehicles, assets, equipment and instrumentation
* Writing test plans, procedures and timing plans
* Sourcing of appropriate test rigs, test equipment and parts
* Liaising and engaging with other departments, customers and external test facilities
* Instrumentation and data acquisition of vehicles and components
* Processing of test data, writing of test reports and presentation of results to project teams
* Investigation and reporting of failed/fatigued components
* Reviewing reports and sign-off documentation
* Supporting Principal Engineer and conducting Principal Engineer duties during their absence

If you would like to be considered for this Senior Automotive Development Engineer position, please click on Apply now to get in touch.

Contact Details:
Direct dial: 07730 132377
Contact: Paul Edwards

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