Senior Test & Development Engineer

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    Off highway

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    Market related

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    James Tilley

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    01384 446126

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    3 months ago

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Senior Test and Development Engineer


Permanent - Competitive

Off Highway

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Test and Development Engineer to join a Global Off Highway OEM. You will join the Excavator Engineering team responsible for Compact, Heavy and Wheeled Excavators.

The successful candidate will join a highly focused, passionate team, working on exciting new programmes to both maintain and further extend our clients Excavator range of machines; your main duties would include:

  • Test and development of new and current product designs.
  • Machine driving and operation, including benchmarking.
  • Problem analysis and proposal of design solutions.
  • Analysis, reporting and presentation of test results.
  • Design, commissioning and operation of test rigs.
  • Liaise with internal / external customers / departments, as required during projects.
  • Assume responsibility for smaller projects/machine areas, dependant on experience.
  • Product homologation and legislative conformance.
  • Provide information for Engineering Sign Off records, DVPSOR's and Technical Construction Files.
  • Supervision of XP resource allocated to assist with development tasks and support prototype builds.
  • Attend design / development meetings and reviews with the Engineering Management as appropriate.

About you:

  • Degree / HND in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering or have equivalent experience.
  • Experience in the design / development of off highway vehicles (ideally 360° Excavators).
  • Good working knowledge of drivetrain, hydraulics and electrical / electronic systems.
  • Enthusiastic attitude, coupled with a sense of urgency and desire to succeed.
  • Good teamwork and communication skills with ability to influence change.
  • Good working knowledge of data acquisition, processing and vehicle testing.

Please contact James Tilley for more details.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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