Validation Engineer - Diesel Engines - FMEA - Peterborough

£20 - £38 per hour
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An opportunity has become available for a Validation Engineer to join the world's leading manufacturer of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. The position will be a long term contract role based in Peterborough and is paying a rate of up to £38.00 Ltd Co per hour.

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.

The Validation Engineer role involves:

  • Identification of risks to product reliability and durability using FMEA, and analysis of in-field usage data.
  • Definition of engine build, test and instrumentation requirements.
  • Planning and delivery of product validation tests through both our onsite test facility and in-field testing.
  • Analysis of engine test data to verify test conditions, reporting on product performance and reliability.
  • Root Cause Analysis of failures.

To apply for this Validation Engineer position you should have experience of the following:

  • Delivery of projects within a product development environment
  • Understanding of diesel engines
  • Experience of validating 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
  • Facilitation and creation of FMEAs
  • Use of data acquisition and analysis tools such as National Instruments DIAdem
  • Industrial diesel engine applications, construction machinery or generating sets
  • Analysis of engine data and use of diagnostics tools
  • Root Cause Analysis and issue investigation techniques
  • Relevant Engineering degree or equivalent experience

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

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