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Test & Development Manager

  • Location: Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Salary: Market related per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 13 days ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Powertrain
  • Contact: Jeff Lane
  • Contact Email: jeff.lane@jonlee.co.uk
  • Contact Phone: 01384446106
  • Expiry Date: 21 December 2021
  • Job Ref: 59866

Test & Development Manager - Powertrain - Stratford/Lowestoft - £ Exceptional DOE & benefits

Want to work for a forward-thinking organisation that design, develop and build powertrain systems within the maritime industry, driving engineering excellence across their range of products?

We are looking for a Test & Development Manager. You will have the opportunity to work on innovative projects from an early concept stage following a significant recent investment in the business.

The Test & Development Manager will lead all aspects of the Test & Development plans and processes for both operations and validation testing of the powertrain system. It will require the use of Continuous Improvement solutions to address existing and future test & manufacturing challenges. The Test & Development Manager will provide test support for the product utilising the test department team, and engineering skills to validate design concepts / principles and programme capabilities.

As Test & Development Manager - you will be required to

  • Lead all activities at the testing site, ensuring that all work is carried out in accordance with Health and Safety Policy
  • Work in partnership with the Programme & Engineering teams to develop and deliver the appropriate test programme and test procedures to fully validate the product
  • Develop a short, medium & long-term test strategy and vision to include resources, equipment, facilities and best practice processes
  • Develop relationships with external test partners already involved with the programme
  • Manage test team & all fitment and removal of Engines, gearboxes, and complete drive units as required
  • Work with relevant suppliers to ensure the test schedule is validated and completed in line with programme
  • Travel to other facilities or customers as required

As Test & Development Manager you will have

    Degree qualified or equivalent with relevant experience in powertrain test & development including leadership role
  • Previous OEM and automotive experience preferred, marine outboard experience would be a real benefit
  • Demonstrable experience of managing similar development programmes
  • Willingness to travel Europe-wide and, when necessary, globally
  • Highly effective team player with proven ability to create a high performing team
  • Ability to balance 'hands on' with longer term vision and processes
  • Must demonstrate a Continuous Improvement mindset that can be applied to the Product, Working Practices and Facility.

What you will get as Test & Development Manager;

  • A competitive salary and benefits package
  • The opportunity to work on exciting and innovative projects from a concept stage, to assemble and build a test team and lead aspects of test & development for the company
  • A programme of professional development
  • Flexible working policy

Suitably qualified and experienced Test & Development Engineers should apply today by contacting Jeff Lane at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter to jeff.lane@jonlee.co.uk

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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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.