Mechanical Test, Verification & Trials Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Test, Verification & Trials Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Chichester
Salary: Salary Negotiable - it will be competitive and in keeping with your search parameters
Start Date: 2019-11-22
Reference: BH-64-2
Contact Name: Wayne Pavitt
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 22, 2019 08:48

Job Description

Mechanical Test Development Engineer

Are you a Mechanical Engineer, with mechanical test engineering experience?
Do you have experience of carrying mechanical test & verification programs / Trials, investigations of failed, fatigued or similar components & systems?
Can you work as a bridge between Design, Test Analysis, NPI & Manufacturing Engineers?
If so, please read on!

We are looking to recruit a test engineer who is looking for a diverse & interesting role.

Full description below, but this will be an interesting role for a major Chichester based automotive manufacturer

Essential Skills

  • Hands-on technical experience highly desirable (automotive mechanical test, component dis-assembly, rig test, rig build).
  • Experience of carrying full test cycles, logging & result collation.
  • Understanding of environmental and mechanical/structural test inputs.
  • Use of DFMEA and DVP
  • following test procedures and writing test reports.
  • Familiarity with rig testing (rig testing and running).
  • Instrumentation, data logging and interpreting/processing data.
  • Execution of component, part System & Whole System Test
  • Test standards/cycles
  • Proof of Concept / mule build planning and execution.
  • Experience of UK test facilities and laboratories
  • Minimum 3 years testing experience in an automotive or similar regulated environment (aerospace, defence or similar high value bespoke environment will be acceptable).
  • Processing of test data, preparation of test reports.
  • Instrumentation and data acquisition of sub-assemblies and components.
  • Investigation and reporting of failed / fatigued components.
  • Support of project, technical, design and test-readiness reviews.
The client has indicated a rate range within your search parameters, however may be willing to discuss applications outside of this on a case by case basis. Please apply for full details