Test & Development Manager

Job Title: Test & Development Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Rustington
Salary: Salary Negotiable - it will be in keeping with your search parameters
Start Date: 2019-01-06
Reference: BH-85-1
Contact Name: Wayne Pavitt
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 06, 2019 15:49

Job Description

Test Development Manager

Are you a Mechanical Engineer, with mechanical test project engineering and staff management experience?
Do you have experience of developing mechanical test & verification programs, investigations of failed, fatigued or similar components & systems?
Do you have experience of managing small teams of engineers (teams of 10 or so Engineers)
Can you work as a bridge between mutliple departments within a typical engineering company?
If so, please read on!

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

Title: Test and Development Manager

Preferred Qualifications

Degree level (or equivalent) in an engineering, related subject or relevant experience.


Main Responsibilities and Candidate Requirements;

• Delivering, managing and supporting efficient Test and Development activities for each multiple varied programmes

• Creating, planning, managing and supporting DVP process

• Effective department resource planning

• Ability to manage resources (including external) efficiently in times of high demand

• Managing whole vehicle durability test programmes

• Concern management

• Problem solving

• Application of DFMEA


Desirable Experience/Knowledge;

• Automotive development testing experience valued highly

• Rig testing, specifying, planning and execution

• Rig design, development and implementation

• Instrumentation and data logging

• Set up of operational facilities

• Proof-of-Concept / prototype build planning and execution

 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