Validation and Development Engineer

Job Title: Validation and Development Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £28 - £35 per hour + LTD Company
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1901-68_1548059630
Contact Name: Ashley Henson MIRP
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 21, 2019 08:33

Job Description

Sitec has a requirement for a Validation and Development Engineer to work for our client - Perkins Engines. This is a contract role, for an estimated 9 months initially.

The max rate of pay will be between £28.00 to £35.00 (but is dependent on experience)

For more than 85 years, Caterpillar has been building the world's infrastructure and, in partnership with our network of Cat® dealers worldwide, has helped drive positive and sustainable change on every continent. We are a global company, with hundreds of locations worldwide to serve and support our customer base, and respond quickly to their needs.

Perkins Engines, a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., is recognised as a leading manufacturer of industrial diesel engines. OEM Manufacturers and users on every continent have, for generations, trusted Perkins Engines to power their world

The Mechanical Systems team, have a vacancy for an engineer to support the validation of new and updated diesel engines for industrial applications. The role requires the engineer to be able to create validation programmes, defining engine build & instrumentation requirements, and plan/monitor test activities. The role also includes working with test and development engineers to ensure that the program is managed at all stages, activities are delivered to plan, and results are reliable.

The work involves working in a fast moving development environment with the ability to analyse technical situations and make sound technical recommendations based on this analysis.


Required Skills and Experience:
* Experience of Diesel Engine Development
* Ability to troubleshoot build and test issues, and work with component owners and engine test engineers to complete validation test signoff
* Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
* Good communication skills, both written instructions and working as part of a team

Desired Skills and Experience:
* Experience of validation planning and use of FMEAs
* Proven project management experience related to Diesel Engine development
* Engineering degree qualified preferred but not essential

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.