Test and Validation Engineer, Special Vehicle Projects, luxury OEM

28.00 - 30.00 GBP Hourly + GBP28 - GBP30/hour
03 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Our client, one of the world's most prestigious luxury OEM's, is looking to recruit a contract Test and Validation Engineer for Special Vehicle Projects. This team produces low volume and one off vehicles and race cars for clients and for prestigious events such as the Le Mans 24 hour race.

Responsibilities will include creating and performing both component and whole vehicle test plans.

Overall responsibilities will include:

- Plan and implement vehicle and component test programmes.
- Writing and issuing of test and development reports.
- Validation of test schedules
- Creation of DVPR documents to manage test schedules, test data analysis and reporting the results to senior management, internal personnel and 3rd party external companies.
- Instrumentation and data acquisition on components and the whole vehicle
- Technical liaison with other departments and external suppliers or test agencies.
- Root cause analysis of performance issues and component failures.
- Acquisition and interpretation of test data / results.

Applicants must:

- Have relevant experience as a Test Engineer within the automotive industry
- Have experience in whole vehicle system testing
- Be educated to degree level or equivalent in an engineering related discipline