Senior Test Engineer - Defence

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Senior Test Engineer - Defence

  • Location: Shefford
  • Salary: £50000.0 - £60000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

The One Group are pleased to be working with a large Automotive testing and development company who are seeking a Test Engineer to work on a Military Vehicle Programme on a permanent basis.

My client boasts state of the art testing facilities which include outdoor test tracks in UK and Northern Ireland, engine dynos and environmental chambers to name a few.

This specific project will be working on vehicle based military tests with the customer and a small, dedicated team of engineers and technicians. You will be responsible for the day-to-day project management of customers programmes that cover the testing disciplines for powertrain through to climatic and components full vehicle dynamic testing.

You will have the opportunity to work with the customer, engineers and the business development team to devise bespoke technical solutions to meet the customers requirements. You will provide technical support to technicians and customers being involved in the whole process from price compilation, work planning, procedures/legislation research and issuing test requirements.

The day-to-day duties include:

  • Working with engineers and technicians to co-ordinate and supervise test activities and creating and updating project plans
  • Liaise with customers MoD, OCCAR and ARTEC to meet specific requirements
  • Liaise with off site testing facilities to plan and organise time and resources to complete the requirements of each test program
  • Develop and continuously improve existing processes, procedures, equipment, and facilities

What we are looking for:

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Project management experience across MOD vehicle system requirements.
  • Vehicle testing and data acquisition understanding and ability
  • Knowledge of sensor types and applications with an understanding of electrics and circuitry

This is an exciting opportunity to join a reputable company where you will have the opportunity to work on an exciting military vehicle projects liaising closely with customers and engineers on test tracks and proving grounds.

If the role sounds of interest, then click to apply and Kieran Evans will be in contact to discuss the finer details.