Validation Engineer

First Military Recruitment
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
DC156 - Validation EngineerLocation: PeterleeSalary: £CompetitiveOverview:We are recruiting currently for a Validation Engineer for a world leader in the design and manufacture of exhaust gas control systems for on/off highway and marine diesel engine applications. Responsible for supporting and coordinating validation projects and processes, this permanent full-time position is to ensure that all manufacturing processes, equipment, computer and analytical methods are fully validated to meet operational requirements.Key Responsibilities:* Responsible for producing full life-cycle validation documents for new equipment and processes.* Assist in producing the validation master plan.* Support production and R&D operations in the identification of process validation/improvements for new product development.* Coordinate with the relevant departments in the execution of validation projects and ensure full compliance with all customer and international standards.* Draft and publish application SOPs and final validation reports.* Ensure all projects are delivered on time and under budget and with the required quality.* Mentor junior members of staff.* Produce a suite of project documentation.* Promote the company image by successful implementation of systems.* Maintain close liaison with the client as part of the day to day project engineering responsibilities.Skills and Experience:* Must have a relevant degree (or equivalent) in an engineering or technical discipline. * Must have had industry experience working within an automotive engineering/manufacturing environment.* Must have experience of both equipment and process validation.* Will ideally have experience of other areas of validation including CSV, cleaning, facility or utility qualification.* Must have a working knowledge of GMP and the regulatory requirements for validation within the automotive industry.* Must have at least 5 years' experience in validation within the automotive engineering/ manufacturing industry with at least 2 years' experience in a similar Validation Engineer role.* Strong instrumentation knowledge.* Knowledge of health and safety and hazardous materials regulations.* Demonstrate an understanding and have hands-on experience of generating and reviewing validation lifecycle documents.* Build, cultivate and maintain strong client relationships.* A working knowledge of, or hands-on experience with, automotive production processes.* Ability to discuss technical aspects of validation and engine testing with clients.* Must have experience of using data loggers, pressure and temperature instrumentation.* Must be computer literate with a very good knowledge in the use of MS-Office, SAP and SRM.* Must have very good communication skills (oral and written).* Must have a full UK drivers licence.Personal Qualities:* Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.* Must have the ability to work in an international team and be able to work well with all colleagues.* Must be able to work off own initiative and as part of a team.* Must be reliable and flexible in their approach to everyday work requirements.* Must be an ambitious self-starter.* Must have an analytical approach to their daily work.* Must have excellent interpersonal and Intercultural skills to enable him/her to work all over the world.* Must be reliable and trustworthy.
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