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Senior Validation Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Croydon, Surrey
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 10/10/2019
  • Duration: permanent ongoing
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The Role:
My client who manufacture cutting-edge technology that uniquely harnesses liquid air or nitrogen to deliver zero emissions power and cooling are recruiting for a Senior Validation Engineer to work on a Staff basis.

Job Summary

Based within the Test and Development group, you will work closely with the Design and Core Systems group, providing the interface for test validation activities across systems and subsystems, ownership and analysis/interpretation of test results. While the focus of this role will be on engines for transport refrigeration systems, you will also support testing and validation of systems for other applications and support work within the Test and Development group to maintain and improve the quality of testing and test facilities.

Responsibilities:
- Interface with Design and/or Core Systems groups to ensure appropriate specification of tests via the Engine Test Request system
- Ownership of tests to combine feedback from test engineers and test data gathered
- Working with test requester to provide analysis on testing results and troubleshooting of issues
- Supporting maintenance and improvement of test quality through facilities and procedures
- Supporting development of new testing facilities and procedures where necessary
- Compliance with safe working practices within the Test and Development group

Person Specification
- Batchelor's or Master's degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Automotive or Aerospace), Physics or Mathematics.
- 5+ years' experience of working in relevant industry such as automotive
- Familiarity with engine and systems validation and durability testing methods
- Problem solving techniques such as Ishikawa Diagrams, 8D
- A good fundamental understanding of thermodynamic and fluid dynamic principles is beneficial
- The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and have a proactive and professional attitude to all aspects of their work.

Other information
The job will be located primarily in Croydon, with regular travel to meetings with partners, customers and suppliers in the UK and overseas.

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