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Senior Test and Validation Engineer

Job Title: Senior Test and Validation Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Industry:
Salary: Dependant on Experience
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1902-11_1550586826
Contact Name: David Gillard
Contact Email: david.gillard@sitecgroup.com
Job Published: February 19, 2019 14:33

Job Description

Sitec have an interesting requirement for a Senior Test & Validation Engineer for our client Caterpillar in Peterborough. This is Contract role with a competitive pay rate and an estimated duration of 12 months.

Description
The successful applicant will hold a key role within the L5 Mechanical Systems team, with responsibility to coordinate and deliver engine-machine installation projects in support of business acquisition with strategic external OEMs. Working in a multi-discipline team and supporting the CMET Programme Manager, this role combines diesel engine and aftertreatment experience with off highway machine systems knowledge to develop optimal engine installations in machines.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Co ordinate machine engine change over projects (with decision making authority).
o Work with CMET design, technician & planning resource, and customer engineers to facilitate high quality machine re-work & engine installation
o Deployment of proprietary and bespoke electronic integration tools, systems & hardware
o Development of test briefs, with support and guidance
o Test data acquisition through appropriate machine test cycles delivering benchmark and A&I Sign-off data.
* Close liaison with internal and OEM Project teams
* Electrical, electronic & mechanical problem solving
* Present & discuss technical results & proposals internally and with OEM customers
* Self-management of assigned tasks to agreed customer critical requirements, delivering high quality work to documented or novel processes within agreed timescales
* Champion customer engagement and support
* Evaluate and promote new products and processes
* Contribute in component, sub-system and system FMEAs
* Delivering to committed deadlines

KEY RELATIONSHIPS:
* Customer Engineers
* Designers
* Technicians
* Applications Engineers

KEY COMPETENCIES:
* Technical understanding of off-highway machines & their power trains
* Mobile machine electrics and electronics
* Communication of technical information with internally, with customers, and with suppliers.
* Data analysis & conclusion
* Accountability
* Engineering hand calculations

Background/Experience
Requires a bachelor's or master degree in an accredited Engineering subject or significant engineering experience.
Incumbents must have industrial experience in engine design, preferably for diesel engines or vehicle/machine system integration. Requires a self-starter with strong technical leadership skills with the ability to lead by influence. Must have ability to communicate technical information effectively with team members and others in the work group, as well as employees in other business units, customers, and suppliers.

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.