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Validation Engineer

Job Title: Validation Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable D.O.E.
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1708-30_1502959503
Contact Name: David Gillard
Contact Email: david.gillard@sitecgroup.com
Job Published: August 17, 2017 09:45

Job Description

Sitec has an exciting opportunity for a Validation Engineer for our client Perkins Engines, at their site in Peterborough. This is a contract role, for an estimated 24 months initially.

The hourly rate is Negotiable dependant on experience

Background:

Caterpillar's legacy of industry leadership dates back to 1925. We have a global footprint with product in more than 180 countries. Caterpillar is a Fortune 50 company and one of the 30 companies on the Dow Jones Industrial Average. We are among Interbrand's Top 100 Global Brands and recognized as one of Barron's World's Most Respected Companies. More than 300 products make up the most diverse product line in the industry.

The Innovation & Technology Development team offers some of the most exciting engineering roles within the Caterpillar global organisation. Working on the integration of electronic and electrical systems within multiple Caterpillar products provides the opportunity to work with multiple disciplines within the organisation.

The integration of the latest Electronics and Electrical technology helps differentiate Caterpillar products from its competitors by enabling exceptional performance and value to the customer. Our engine systems control air and fuel delivery with millisecond precision to maximise performance and minimise exhaust emissions. Our integrated machine systems control all aspects of construction machine operation (engine, transmission, hydraulic systems), provide the human-machine interface (operator controls and information displays), and constantly monitor and communicate position, operation, diagnostic and prognostic information to enable machine automation, improved productivity and enhanced serviceability.

Overview of role/ team:

The Advanced Components & Technologies (AC&T) division, based in Peterborough (UK), have a number of exiting opportunities to join the team as a Validation Engineer to contribute to the design and development of electrical and electronic control systems for Caterpillar engine and machine prime products developed and produced in Europe.

The role of Validation Engineer will involve development and execution of verification test plans using dSPACE or National Instruments hardware-in-the-loop.


Experience required for the role of Validation Engineer:

* Degree-qualified engineer with experience in HIL/SIL validation and verification
* Prior experience of development of automated software test plans using dSPACE Automation Desk or Labview Veristand and the maintenance of plant models used in HiL closed-loop testing.

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.

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