Job Description For Vacancy No: 52906T : Page 1 of 1
Consultant: Tim Bees
Company Profile: Our client has been a manufacturer of diesel engines and power solutions for over 75 years, to the highest levels of performance and reliability. They have grown to become one of the leading suppliers of diesel and gas engines in the power solutions market.
Job Location: Cambridgeshire
Job Position: Senior Test / Development Engineer
Job Status: Permanent
The Test Engineering Team has responsibility for the build and verification/validation testing of prototype diesel engines, up to 10-litre capacity, for both current product and new product introduction projects.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience: Essential:
Engineering degree – or a recognised HND qualification accompanied with relevant work experience
Experience of working in a prototype engine test / development environment
Able to demonstrate a good understanding of base engine fundamentals
Must have the ability to communicate effectively with team members and others in the work group, as well as employees in other units, customers and suppliers.
Logical problem solving skills are essential, as is the tenacity to ensure that results are delivered ‘right first time’ and within quality and time targets.
Strong interpersonal skills
Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative.
Committed to continuous improvement, with an understanding of 6 Sigma
Technical & operational leadership of Test Engineers, setting highest standards for others to follow.
Development & implementation of best practices (Procedures, processes, standard work, metrics, tools, relationships) with customer and internal teams to improve test data quality and work throughput.
Mentoring / Coaching / Development of Test Engineers.
Support the development and implementation of new test facility, processes and test procedures.
Leadership & support of process and facility improvement team projects, including use of Standard Work and 6 Sigma techniques.
Responsible for delivering V&V / P&E engine testing activities as per plan.
Prepare and deliver technical presentations to internal cusstomer groups.
Provide support to advanced planning team & processes to ensure that engine and all required test equipment is available in advance.
Form a close partnership with internal customers and Engine Development Technician group, maximise test cell utilisation and deliver customer requirements as specified in the Engine Development plan.
Creation & management of Test Manager instructions for engine installation/removal, testing, daily checks, servicing & rework.
Responsible for progression of test cell and engine mechanical issues, and communication of progress to customer.
Communication and tracking of engine mechanical defects /failures (joint responsibility with Technician group), ensuring failed components are available for component teams to analyse.
Data analysis, tracking and recognition of discrepancies in engine performance & endurance test data using best practices.
Work with Engine Development Facilities to develop test & instrumentation strategies.