Validation Engineer - Mechanical Systems - Up to £53K

Jonathan Lee Recruitment Ltd
£37700 - £53000/annum
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A Validation Engineer is required to work for one of the world's leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. The role based in Peterborough offers £37,700 - £53,000 (depending on experience) including 10% -12% Annual bonus plus other benefits. *Flexible Working may be considered*

The Mechanical Systems team, have a vacancy for a Validation Engineer who will be accountable for all aspects of demonstrating the reliability & durability of new engines and engine systems. You will plan and deliver the validation of new and updated diesel engines for industrial applications, and non-road mobile machinery.

To apply for this position you should have some of the following:

As the Validation Engineer you will:

* Support design & development engineers in the completion of FMEA based risk analysis, identifying Failure Modes and Validation Controls.
* Collate the output of system and component FMEA's to identify requirements for rig test, simulation, engine test, and in field validation needs.
* Proactively address potential Failure Modes through design. Working with Simulation & Test engineers to determine product capability.
* Develop detailed test and instrumentation requirements
* Liaising with planning, logistics, build and test engineers, identify and manage issues that could affect the delivery of engine test plans to time and quality targets.
* Analyse engine test data to identify reliability & durability issues, verify the validity of test conditions, and investigate the root cause of failures.
* Liaise with application leads & customers to plan in field validation opportunities.
* The work involves working in a fast moving development environment with the ability to analyse technical issues and make sound technical recommendations based on this analysis.

To apply for this position you should have some of the following:

* Delivery of projects within a product development environment
* Understanding of diesel engines and validation of engine systems & components
* Use of Design FMEAs to manage product risks and plan validation requirements
* Sound working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
* Good communication skills, written & verbal
* Engineering degree qualified with relevant industrial experience

Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship