Development Engineer

Shorterm Limited
West Bromwich
13 Mar 2018
22 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Development Engineer
Contract Role
Location : Midlands
Length of Contract: 6 Months
Pay Rate: Depending on experience
My client is a one of the biggest manufacturers of construction equipment / off-highway equipment in Europe; they are currently recruiting for a Development Engineer to act as the conduit between both the Design and Test functions on both existing and new products.

The Role:
*Develop new and existing product in accordance with both International internal quality and certification standards
*Ensure the design of appropriate test programs that can accurately measure field endurance
*Develop and specify endurance rigs for component/system testing
*Fully utilise analytical skills to understand, advise and act upon results gained from scientific test equipment (hydraulic, noise, cooling)
*When required, install and check test instrumentation on development machines
*Manage off-site test programs in a controlled environment ensuring all Health and Safety requirements have been completed with a view to safeguarding both Test Engineers and Workshop Technicians and or contractors
*Create detailed and accurate test reports and deliver in an appropriate format, either through presentation or report
*Build effective relationships throughout the Engineering forum in order to further develop knowledge and understanding
*Ensure relevant departments and the supply base adhere to and are aware of the engineering sign off requirements' when sourcing and appointing potential suppliers
*Clearly communicate test requirements to the Workshop Team Leader/Test Engineers

The Candidate:
*Must have eligibility to work in the UK
*Degree or HND ideally but work experience will be considered
*Extensive experience working within a Test & Development discipline
*Good working knowledge of hydraulic, mechanical and electrical systems
*Have experience working on mobile off highway / construction vehicles
*Experience leading projects and teams
*Recognised driving licences for BHL/Site Dumpers and Roller products
*Have experience using data loggers and extracting information from the data.
*Excellent technical report writing skills
*Full driving licence
*Excellent verbal and written communicator

To discuss further please call our Engineering Specialist Richard Nield on ************ or email your CV to ****************************
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