Development Engineer

Leamington £ 40 - £ 50 ph Contract

Job Reference: 014646

A rapidly growing technology company is developing an innovate and patented powertrain unit and is now at an advanced stage of development, due to growth they have a new vacancy for a Senior Development Engineer to work on a contract basis developing the companies Design Verification Plan. Candidates are sought who have worked in propulsion engineering with a proven track record of planning engineering test programmes.



Commutable from: Leamington Spa, Warwick, Stratford, Coventry, Birmingham, Oxford, Banbury.


Rates: Dependent on experience


Suitable for: Development Engineer, Test & Development Engineer, Senior Development Engineer, Lead Engineer, Senior Engineer.



The Role


Construct the Design Verification Plan (DVP) activities drawing on personal previous experience, FMEA output and Functional Requirements

Working closely with the Design Team and external partners to understand the DVP requirements from the FMEAs

Where in house facilities are not available for a particular test, identify the relevant service at an external provider

Specify the appropriate instrumentation based on test requirements

Where internal capability is not available in order to perform a particular item of a test identify sources that can fulfil the gap

Specify the pass criteria for all tests identified in the DVP making reference to the Functional Requirements Document

Ensure the DVP reflects the test requirements that result in a robust Engineering Sign Off, should all tests be successfully completed

Author the test procedures where there are gaps in QMS

Produce status reports to the Leadership Team


The Candidate


Minimum of 10 years in propulsion engineering within a Product Development department.

Ability to plan engineering test programmes

Have experienced the product development cycle at least twice from conception through to volume production

Understand what constitutes a robust engineering sign off of a Product for sale to the general public

Ability to write test procedures capable of being followed by a technician working remotely

Understanding of instrumentation techniques

Established network of engineering service providers

Willingness to travel, when necessary


To apply for the role of Senior Development Engineer, please send a CV to Jarrod Sellers

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