CONTECHS JOB DESCRIPTION DATABASE

VE010

JOB TITLE

VEHICLE AREA

DVP/Test Engineer

VEHICLE ENGINEERING

JOB DESCRIPTION

Dlivering of Design Verification Plan (DVP), Benchmarking, Vehicle and system level test planning & execution, and Attribute validation following the best practices for test standards.
Carry out any necessary benchmarking in support of whole vehicle target setting
Support the delivery of the Design Verification Plan for the project at major system and vehicle level, also overseeing the component plans across the delivery functions
Follow suitable test standards and procedures, helping to create new standards where required for internal use
Support the delivery of the development and validation plan for each project with inputs on CAE and testing requirements from vehicle attribute leaders and system owners
Co-ordinate the testing sequence of each vehicle development prototype
Prepare pre-compliance testing and internal approval for vehicle certification
Maintain suitable test equipment for internal validation programme
Support the prototype build plan and build card of validation assets
Support creating the statement of work for outsourced activities and test houses in the UK and abroad
Investigate vehicle failure modes and generate reports on root cause analysis and design resolutions with support from system owners
Implement lessons learned into test standards and processes
Carry out any other tasks defined by Vehicle Development Lead

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

University degree, or equivalent level qualification in a relevant engineering topic
2+ years of experience in product development with focus on whole vehicle testing and development
Understanding of vehicle test techniques in one or more attributes: Vehicle durability, Longitudinal performance, Durability, In-market testing, Vehicle dynamics, Thermal, Ergonomics, Weight Management
Previous experience in the utility/commercial/heavy vehicle sector and xEV projects is advantageous
Good knowledge of vehicle proving grounds and facilities in the UK and abroad
Experience of meeting demanding cost, time, and quality requirements
Strong interpersonal skills, cross cultural understanding, organising, and coordinating ability
Ability to drive and complete tasks independently
Proven problem solver with good planning skills, logical reasoning, and attention to detail
Willingness to support test and development activities around the world
Positive and passionate, good team player

IR35 STATUS

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INT TRIM

CHASSIS

POWERTRAIN

ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS