Job Description

Performance and Validation Engineer

A Performance and Validation Engineer is required to work on a twelve-month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Manufacturing client based in Peterborough.

Overview of the Performance and Validation Engineer contract roles

As a Performance/Validation engineer, you will report to our Platform Development Manager. You will have responsibility for conducting testing, development and sign off for the Electrification programmes under the direct responsibility of the Global Engine Development (GED) team.

You will work closely with the Product System Integration (PSI) engineering teams to define and deliver robust methods to achieve the Product and Technical Objectives (PO's/TO's) within the power system range. You will also work closely with the external test houses to ensure quality data is delivered to plan.

You will be accountable for process excellence, maintaining engineering best practices and documentation.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct and/or direct power system performance and validation tests
  • Conduct and/or direct tests (including Design of Experiments), checking data quality, test result integrity and repeatability.
  • Data analysis across multiple Conformance, Performance and Validation test protocols
  • Write requirements, procedures, and reports and formally present on test outcomes.
  • Collaborate with global team (GED-NA) to drive global alignment and best practices

Key skills required for the Performance and Validation Engineer

  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in an accredited Engineering curriculum
  • Electrification test/development experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (coaching, communication, teamwork)
  • Excellent problem solver
  • Self-motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision.
  • Self-confidence and a 'passion for the product' are personal qualities needed to succeed in this high-pressure environment.

Relevant Experience

  • Experience in power system level performance
  • Experienced in the use of testbed software, calibration tools, and test data logging systems.
  • Hands on engine testing, Battery testing and problem-solving experience

Desirable experience/skills:

  • Previous leadership experience (direct or in-direct)
  • Project Management methods and processes
  • Experience with Development through New Product Introduction (NPI) Process

If you are a Performance and Validation Engineer looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other opportunities please contact Mark Ellis on or phone 0161 694 9196

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