Vehicle Test Engineer

£25000 - £33000 per annum
15 Apr 2017
15 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Vehicle Test Engineer


£25,000 - £33,000 per annum

37 hours per week 8:00 - 16:00 Monday to Thursday and 8:00 - 13:00 Friday


The purpose of this role is to carry out Research and Development, provide customer support of vehicle systems for new and existing products.

The Role

* To work in accordance with health and safety procedures
* Carry out the installation, maintenance and test prototype and production systems when required at customer premises in the UK and abroad
* Installation, calibration and operation of instrumentation
* Drive commercial vehicles for purpose of R&D, endurance testing and system monitoring
* Be responsible for carrying out scheduled safety inspections to a varied fleet of complex test vehicles with integrated electronic systems and performance monitoring computers

Essential Criteria

* Driving licence, full HGV class 1 licence
* Awareness of legislation with regards to use of LGV/HGV on public roads
* Ability to carry out routine inspection of Trucks and Trailers in accordance to company procedure
* Experience in a commercial vehicle workshop with knowledge of brake systems, ABS and fault diagnostics
* Good understanding of Microsoft Office

Desirable Criteria

* Engineering qualification or relevant work experience

The Package

This is a permanent position working 37 hours per week, usual hours are 8:00 - 16:00 Monday to Thursday and Friday 8:00 - 13:00. You will have access to an on-site canteen and gym, and will be entitled to childcare vouchers, health care, pension scheme and 25 days holiday.

The Company

This global company are specialists in manufacturing brake systems for commercial vehicles. Due to ongoing success in the UK the Nuneaton site is recruiting a vehicle test engineer to work within their R&D department.

To Apply

Encore Personnel are an Equal Opportunities Employer. Specialist Recruiters in the Technical/engineering, Industrial, Driving, Energy and senior appointment sectors. Supplying nationally. Encore offer a "refer a friend" reward scheme where you could receive a gift of up to £500.