Mar 17, 2023

Lead Test and Validation Engineer


Lead Test & Validation Engineer

Employment Type: Permanent
Salary / Rate: Attractive
Industry: Engineering
Lead Test & Validation Engineer
- Discretionary bonus / 28 days’ holiday / Pension scheme / Private medical plan with Bupa and 4 x death in service / Company car scheme / Other benefits include a cycle-to-work scheme, flexible working hours, and monthly social activities.
My client is leading the way in EV Motor Revolution with next-generation Electric Motor Technology which is more powerful, lighter, and smaller than the current technology used in competitor Electric Vehicles.
We supply a number of world-leading OEMs in the automotive industry with innovative powertrain solutions based on our axial-flux electric motors and controllers.
The role:
Due to our continued growth, we are looking for a Lead Test & Validation Engineer to join the team and be a focal point in the continued growth of testing environment as the company increases its production capacity. We are looking for an individual to lead the test and validation of products and report results to internal and external customers. You will be looking to lead the delivery of multiple projects, from initial requirements right through to formal release and continued support.
Key responsibilities will include:
- Defining and executing the requirements of assigned validation programmes using sound engineering principles while adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product/programme requirements.
- Working with internal and external customers to develop and maintain robust design verification plans, ensuring traceability of requirements, test data and results meet customer requirements
- Acting as a departmental interface to the Project Management team, formulating the technical direction and decisions for validation programs and technically support the project planning
- Liaise and interface with other teams, e.g. Design, Systems, Software, Hardware, Programmes, Manufacturing, Innovation, and other stakeholders
- Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for validation programs and/or tasks are in line with engineering policies and procedures
- Participate as a presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews
- Management of a team of Engineers and Technicians, providing leadership, coaching and development, and provide technical guidance and leadership to personnel supporting assigned projects
- Lead teams assigned to address organisational initiatives and engineering issues
Skills and experience required_:_
- Degree in Mechanical, Mechatronics, Electrical or Electronic Engineering or equivalent knowledge and experience
- Sound experience in the use of dynamometers and laboratory equipment to set up tests to take precise measurements of electrical and electromechanical systems
- Knowledge and experience in a range of aspects of electrified powertrains including, power electronics, motor performance and control, analogue, digital and sensing technologies
- Good level of experience using MATLAB or NI tools to perform technical analysis and characterisation including the ability to write custom scripts
- Ability to clearly report progress and results in-person during meetings as well as produce a high standard of written documentation
- Experience of mentoring and leading less experienced engineers
- Willingness to travel as required.
- Discretionary bonus / 28 days’ holiday / Pension scheme / Private medical plan with Bupa and 4 x death in service / Company car scheme / Other benefits include a cycle-to-work scheme, flexible working hours, and monthly social activities.
** If you're interested in this opportunity, please submit your CV via the link provided **

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