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Salary: Market related

Location: Sherburn in Elmet, North Yorkshire

Job Type: Permanent

Date Listed: 02 Jan 2024

Reference: 6332 - AW

 Senior Test Engineer

Location: Sherburn in Elmet – North Yorkshire


This vacancy presents a brilliant opportunity for a Senior Test Engineer to join a forward-thinking organisation who are a global leader in the design, development, and manufacturing of electric vehicles and is offering a competitive salary and benefits package.

Our client is 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.  

Senior Test Engineer role:

  • Lead assigned Whole Vehicle Testing activities.
  • Support the leadership of the Durability and Robustness Attribute
  • Collate component, system and vehicle-level test requirements.
  • Work closely with the Vehicle Engineering team to develop test plans looking for efficiencies wherever possible.
  • Support the creation of Whole Vehicle Test requirements and maintenance of standards.
  • Participate in benchmarking of company and competitor vehicles to support the competitiveness of vehicle durability and attribute levels.
  • Assess vehicles throughout development, including Virtual Series and physical testing to ensure durability and robustness attribute is on target.
  • Support the implementation and development of Engineering robustness, target achievement and evaluation activities.
  • Perform virtual and physical analysis to evaluate vehicle Durability and Robustness performance and ensure target achievement through to production.
  • Work with the Prototype Build and Workshop team to ensure that vehicles are appropriately prepared for testing, including necessary instrumentation and maintained to a safe standard.
  • Execute teardown activities as part of testing, such as post-corrosion or durability testing.
  • Coordinate and maintain spares and consumables requirements for Whole Vehicle Testing
  • Support bucks and rigs where appropriate (directly linked to Whole Vehicle Testing)
  • Create and check sign-off reports for the Whole Vehicle Test team before approval and release by the Principal Engineer

Senior Test Engineer Requirements:

  • Degree level education in an engineering field such as Automotive, Mechanical or Electrical.
  • Experience in whole vehicle testing, management, test procedure development and reporting.
  • A high level of technical competence should be displayed in this role, including the ability to take engineering data and present a high-level summary.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Possess a can-do & do it right first-time mindset.
  • Ability to generate and present technical material concisely to suit the audience.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

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

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