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Engine Validation and Test Engineer

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    £35 - 40 per hour

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    Kym Herring

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    25 days ago

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Validation Engineer - Peterborough/ WFH

PAYE and Umbrella rates available £35 - £45 DOE 


We’re looking for a Validation Engineer to join an established Engineering Company. This is a fantastic opportunity where you will join a Company who have a heritage of engineering excellence and have manufactured over 21 million engines!


This global manufacturer are based in Peterborough, and this contract will be a mixture of onsite work, expectation 2 days onsite, and 3 days WFH - although this may adjust to business needs. 


Joining their Mechanical Systems team as Validation Engineer you’ll work across a number of engine platforms supporting the design and development of new and updated diesel engines. This is a highly collaborative role where you will work alongside a range of system and validation specialists, with support and collaboration from Engineers across facilities in US, China, India and Japan.


Core responsibilities will include; 

• Facilitate the creation of system & component validation plans (DVP – Design Verification Plan)

• Define engine build & instrumentation requirements, and plan/monitor test activities.  

• Work with component teams, test engineers, and product engineering managers, to drive decision making from engine data reviews and end of test inspections.

• Ensure that activities are delivered to time, cost and quality.


Required Skills and Experience:

• Ability to troubleshoot build and test issues, and work with component owners and engine test engineers to complete validation test signoff

• Ability to analyse engine data and use it drive business decisions with clear, concise conclusions.

• Demonstrated experience of engine development

• A structured approach to problem solving

• Experience of DFMEA facilitation, creation and validation planning 

• Good communication skills (both written & verbal) 

• Demonstrated experience of working as part of a cross functional team to define test requirements

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office

• Engineering / STEM degree qualified


The above represents a summary of the contract assignment.  A full description of this contract assignment is available; the rate advertised is the rate paid by the agency to an umbrella employment company.  A full explanation of this rate and all deductions will be explained in a key information document (KID) supplied to registered candidates.