Test Development Engineer

Job Title: Test Development Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Chichester
Salary: Salary Negotiable - it will be competitive and in keeping with your search parameters
Start Date: 2019-11-24
Reference: BH-64
Contact Name: Wayne Pavitt
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 13, 2019 15:30

Job Description

Mechanical Test Development Engineer

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

We are looking to recruit an 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, component dis-assembly, rig building).
  • Experience of working with and supporting test technicians.
  • Understanding of environmental and mechanical/structural test inputs.
  • Use of DFMEA and DVP
  • Writing test plans, procedures and test reports.
  • Familiarity with rig testing (rig design and build experience desirable).
  • Instrumentation, data logging and interpreting/processing data.
  • test standards/cycles
  • Proof of Concept / mule build planning and execution.
  • Experience of UK test facilities and laboratories
  • Minimum 3 years testing/development experience in an automotive or similar regulated environment (aerospace, defence or similar high value bespoke environment will be acceptable).
  • Processing of test data, writing of test reports and presentation of results to project teams.
  • Instrumentation and data acquisition of sub assemblies and components.
  • Sourcing of appropriate test rigs, test equipment and parts.
  • Support and scheduling 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