Validation Engineer

Job Title: Validation Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £28 - £32.5 per hour + LTD Company
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1906-9_1559575111
Contact Name: Ashley Henson MIRP
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 03, 2019 16:18

Job Description

Sitec has a requirement for a Validation Engineer for our client - Perkins Engines - in Peterborough.

The role is a contract position for an initial 10 months and the max rate of pay is up to £32.50 p/hr LTD Company (dependent on experience)


For more than 85 years, Caterpillar/ Perkins 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.

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