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Salary: Market related

Location: Sherburn in Elmet, North Yorkshire

Job Type: Permanent

Date Listed: 16 Apr 2024

Reference: 6534 - AW

Senior PSV Engineer

Location: Sherburn in Elmet – North Yorkshire

Regular travel will be required.


We are looking for a Senior PSV Engineer to join a multiple award-winning Automotive Manufacturer who is at the forefront of Electric Vehicle technology and dedicated to a sustainable future. It is a very exciting time to join this growing company who are looking for someone to be part of their exciting journey.

As the Senior PSV Engineer, you will tackle in-service failures and quality issues for existing vehicles, providing both short-term fixes and long-term solutions. Your expertise will support new product launches and project deliveries, analysing challenges and offering actionable insights.

The Senior PSV Engineer role:

  • Liaise with design team and customers to understand design intent,
  • Full and rigorous analysis of root cause failures, carrying out investigations into reliability and warranty issues, component failures etc. and collate information from multiple sources to identify root cause and effective remedial actions,
  • Provide technical/engineering support to Aftersales team including service centres, technicians and customer service managers,
  • Support life of allocated products, conducting warranty analysis, failure investigation and implementation of design and process fixes,
  • Provide feedback to the Design teams and Product Support department on findings and progress,
  • Liaise with customers, operators, suppliers, technicians and production staff to ensure effective communication on cause and remedial actions,
  • Maintain and update documentation to ensure accurate records are kept of investigations, communication and action.

Senior PSV Engineer requirements:

  • Extensive PSV and / or HGV engineering experience,
  • Experience of dealing with complex issues with third parties to full root cause – permanent corrective measures,
  • A strong level of general engineering and automotive engineering knowledge, including areas such as:
    • Structural design, steelwork, fabrication,
    • Truck/Bus power-trains, engines, transmissions, braking and pneumatic systems etc,
    • Bodywork and interiors, including materials, design, regulations relevant to PSVs etc.
    • Electrical systems, CANbus networks, multiplexing, EV systems, general vehicle electrics
    • Manufacturing and assembly methods and practices. Good understanding of Bus operator practices and capabilities.
    • Electric power systems knowledge (Desirable)
  • An ability to manage multiple ongoing projects and changing priorities,
  • Clear communication through a variety of methods e.g. using visual tools, diagrams, drawings and reports,
  • An ability to interpret engineering drawings, reports and other technical data,
  • Good IT skills including 3D parametric design (Solidworks or similar).

We’re looking to speak with suitable Senior PSV Engineer candidates as soon as possible.

Apply now with a copy of your CV to discuss this position with a member of our team.