Senior Development Engineer Jobs in England – UK at Electus Recruitment Solutions Limited

Title: Senior Development Engineer

Company: Electus Recruitment Solutions Limited

Location: England – UK

Type: Full Time

Category: Engineering, Automotive

Salary: Salary 41430.25 GBP Yearly GBP 41430.25 YEAR

Location: West Sussex, South East

Your experience in Development Engineering and knowledge of automotive systems, will play a crucial part in taking a lead role in project managing and executing development, testing and verification on projects for multiple ‘Be-Spoke’ vehicle and survivability products.

You will be working as a Senior Development Engineer for a world class specialist in protection systems. Undertaking design, development, prototyping and production of armoured vehicles, light tactical vehicles, counter terrorism vehicles and equipment.

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About the Job:

The client requires a Senior Development Engineer to support the testing capability for their expanding Development Department, which will continue to support testing and validation of all vehicle and survivability products, but will also increase its involvement at earlier project stages, feeding into the design process and being actively involved in de-risking and development of early level concepts and prototypes. The job will include:

*Leading vehicle and seat system test and development projects.

*Leading team reviews, updating on progress and defining next steps.

*Supervision/execution of component, seat system, armour & vehicle tests (POC, prototype and sign-off).

*Review of customer and internal requirements.

*Ownership of Design Verification Plans.

*Supporting project, technical, design and test-readiness reviews.

*Managing test resource and technicians.

*Managing test vehicles, assets, equipment and instrumentation.

*Writing test plans, procedures and timing plans.

*Sourcing of appropriate test rigs, test equipment and parts.

*Liaising and engaging with other departments, customers and external test facilities.

*Instrumentation and data acquisition of vehicles, seats and components.

*Processing of test data, writing of test reports and presentation of results to project teams.

*Investigation and reporting of failed/fatigued components.

*Reviewing reports and sign-off documentation.

*Supporting Principal Engineer and conducting Principal Engineer duties during their absence.

About You:

To be the right fit for this Senior Development Engineer job, you will have a degree (or equivalent) in an engineering related subject, or relevant experience instead. You will also have experience of some of the following:

*Testing/development experience in an automotive or defence environment.

*Experience of leading a validation project or running testing trials.

*Experience of working with UK test facilities, laboratories and proving grounds.

*Interpreting test standards, customer requirements and internal requirements.

*Knowledge of automotive systems (knowledge of defence, blast and ballistic standards preferable but not essential).

*Writing test plans, test procedures and test reports.

*Familiarity with rig testing (rig design and build experience desirable).

*Instrumentation, data logging and interpreting/processing data.

*Driving test vehicles to test standards/cycles on track and off-road (valid UK driving licence needed, > 3.5t preferred).

*Interrogating vehicle Diagnostic Trouble Codes.

*Proof of Concept / mule build planning and execution.

*Use of DFMEA and DVP.

*Understanding of environmental and mechanical/structural test inputs.

*Issue analysis (failure mode, root cause analysis).

*Working with customers…

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