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R & D Engineer

  • Location

    Thatcham, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Automotive, General engineering & manufacturing, Motorsport

  • Job disciplines:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Paul Branton

  • Contact email:

    paul.branton@jonlee.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    42000

  • Salary low:

    36000

  • Job ref:

    BBBH47575

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-06-20

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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R & D Engineer
£Competitive plus benefits
Thatcham
Automotive / Motorsport

A Research and Development (R & D) Engineer is required to provide undertake validation testing of new transmission design and updating of existing designs. Candidates with a good knowledge of vehicle and transmission systems would be well received.

Due to increased workloads this company, an award-winning transmission technology specialist based in Thatcham requires a proactive R & D Engineer to provide engineering support to the Design Office and the Advanced Engineering Group. As a R & D Engineer you will be required to manage all elements and phases of the development projects including:

  • Test scheduling
  • Planning and managing prototype validation testing
  • Produce full and accurate test specifications
  • Identify tooling requirements for testing and producing detailed drawings for parts
  • Identify and specify sensor and data-logging requirements for testing
  • Analyse test data using laboratory & motorsport data-logging software
  • Support customer race, test or dyno events in the UK or abroad


The R & D Engineer should have the following skills or experience:

  • Degree qualified in an engineering related discipline
  • Good understanding of data-logging concepts
  • Structured approach to test specification creation and execution
  • Good organisation and time-management skills


This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with test and development skills to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Thatcham based transmission technology specialist will offer you:

  • £Competitive
  • Pension


Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a R & D Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the R & D Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.

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