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Senior Engine Development Engineer

  • Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Sector: Mechanical Engineering
  • Date posted: 16/11/2017
  • Job reference: J374310A

Senior Engine Development Engineer

Northampton

£40,000 - £65,000

Experis Engineering is currently looking for looking for a Senior Engine Development Engineer for their automotive client based in Northampton.

Purpose of Job

The Senior Engine Development Engineer will supervise the testing and analysis work on engine and vehicle projects

Duties

  • To plan and supervise engine and vehicle build and test
  • To work together with designers and development engineers
  • To analyse test results, prepare technical reports and create test plans
  • To design parts for development testing
  • To liaise with program suppliers, internal and external customers
  • To monitor project progress and finance

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the quality of the test data, results analysis and report
  • Responsible for the adhering to or seeking deviation for the development procedures
  • Responsible for the clear instruction of MPT staff using the appropriate procedures and forms
  • Responsible for feeding back test results to the internal and external customer in a timely manner
  • Responsible for drawing conclusions and making recommendations from results obtained subsequent to test work
  • Contribute to departmental process development

Qualifications

  • A Degree in Engineering, or HND with relevant experience
  • Professional qualifications as appropriate

Skills and Experience

  • Some relevant experience in the field of development engineering
  • Able to supervise the work of others
  • Familiarisation with Instrumentation techniques and hardware would be an advantage
  • Competencies
  • Confidence to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Must be self-motivated and possess the drive to complete tasks in a timely manner and with appropriate attention to detail
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel to customer sites for both long and short duration's
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