Validation/Development Engineer

Templine Recruitment Agency
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

FSH Recruitment Solutions are currently seeking an experienced and qualified Validation/Development Engineer to join a well established company on a permanent basis in the Peterlee area.

Reporting to: Senior Design Engineer

The candidate will be 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

Job Description:

•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


•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 English skills (oral and written)

•Must have a full UK drivers licence


•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


£25,000 to £35,000 plus contributory private pension, depending on experience


We offer an excellent working environment in which you will be required to work permanent dayshift based on the following hours (minimum 39 hours per week):-

Monday08:00 to 17:00with a half hour unpaid lunchbreak

Tuesday08:00 to 16:30with a half hour unpaid lunchbreak

Wednesday08:00 to 16:30with a half hour unpaid lunchbreak

Thursday08:00 to 17:00with a half hour unpaid lunchbreak

Friday08:00 to 14:30with a half hour unpaid lunchbreak