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  • Job reference: RMS0203189

Senior Engine Development Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 30/11/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
We are recruiting for a Senior Development Engineer to provide engineering to support the performance and controls areas of engine development for our client, a global supplier to the automotive industry.

- To supervise the testing and analysis work on engine and vehicle projects
- To plan and supervise engine and vehicle build and test
- To work together with designers and development engineers
- To analyse test results, prepare technical reports and create test plans
- To design parts for development testing
- To liaise with program suppliers, internal and external customers
- To monitor project progress and finance
- To support the preparation of engineering program quotations
- Responsible for the quality of the test data, results analysis and report
- Responsible for the adhering to or seeking deviation for the development procedures
- Responsible for the clear instruction of MPT staff using the appropriate procedures and forms
- Responsible for feeding back test results to the internal and external customer in a timely manner
- Responsible for drawing conclusions and making recommendations from results obtained subsequent to test work

What is on offer?
Our client is offering a competitive salary alongside benefits, combined with excellent opportunities for growth and development, tailored specifically for you. This is ensured through regular meetings focused on feedback and a diverse training program. Our client values outstanding performance, that's why their goal is to work with you so you can achieve success.

The Company:
is an industry leading supplier to the automotive industry, recognised for producing products and parts that focus on addressing all the crucial issues relating to powertrain and air conditioning technology - both for drives with combustion engines and for e-mobility. A global brand that offering flexibility and development opportunities to all employees, helping them to take their ideas from inception through to production.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- A Degree in Engineering, or HND with relevant experience
- Professional qualifications as appropriate

Sills & Experience:
- Some relevant experience in the field of development engineering
- Able to supervise the work of others
- Ability to work as part of a team
- Familiarisation with Instrumentation techniques and hardware would be an advantage

- Ability to work on own and as part of a team
- Confidence to communicate effectively at all levels
- Must be self-motivated and possess the drive to complete tasks in a timely manner and with appropriate attention to detail
- Ability to work well under pressure and to strict time constraints
- Flexibility and willingness to travel to customer sites for both long and short durations (including secondments)

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