Chassis Test & Validation Engineer - 34708

Jonathan Lee Recruitment Product Eng
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Test and Validation Engineer (Chassis Engineering) - 34708

Pay rate: up to 21.27/hr

Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire

A Chassis Test and Validation Engineer is required to work for a leading automotive OEM based in Gaydon, Warwickshire.

Position Description:

  • Support competitor and comparator Attribute benchmarking and futuring, including physical / virtual testing, measurement and visual assessments as required.
  • Support delivery of all Attribute Requirement targets by Gateway and ensure all technical issues are identified and resolved
  • Support test and development activities as required or specified in the Design Verification Plan (DVP)
  • Work with lead engineer as required to drive implementation and resolution of all engineering solutions
  • Deliver technical recommendations and reports
  • Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested

Skills Required:


  • The ability to plan and personally deliver high quality test and validation activities, whether virtual, rig or physical vehicle-based, and produce the corresponding test reports.
  • The ability to evaluate customer-level attributes related to vehicle deceleration and determine the appropriate course of action if the current evaluated level does not meet the required level.
  • An individual who is results driven with the ability to deliver operational plans in a highly demanding environment

Experience Required:

  • Experience of vehicle or brake system test & validation
  • Knowledge of automotive brake system design Previous experience of problem solving tools e.g. Root Cause Analysis, 8 Disciplines of problem solving, Design of Experiments and Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) in Manufacturing
  • Previous experience and background in solving complex technical ideas and challenges
  • Experience of laboratory or vehicle test and subjective evaluation
  • Full UK Cat B Driving Licence or equivalent
  • Degree in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering or a similar engineering discipline (2:1 or higher)

In return for your experience we can offer:

  • Long term contract initially until March 2019 with potential to be renewed yearly
  • Experience working with a leading automotive company

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.

For more information and to apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

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