Senior Development Engineer

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Location
Northampton
Salary
Pension, Flextime etc
Posted
13 Jul 2017
Closes
10 Aug 2017
Ref
174
Contact
MAHLE Powertrain Limited
Sector
Automotive
Discipline
Mechanical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Purpose of Job

To supervise the testing and analysis work on engine and vehicle projects

Duties

* To plan and supervise engine and vehicle build and test
* To work together with designers and development engineers
* To analyse test results, prepare technical reports and create test plans
* To design parts for development testing
* To liaise with program suppliers, internal and external customers
* To monitor project progress and finance
* To support the preparation of engineering program quotations
* Responsible for the quality of the test data, results analysis and report
* Responsible for adhering to or seeking deviation for the development procedures
* Responsible for the clear instruction of MPT staff using the appropriate procedures and forms
* Responsible for feeding back test results to the internal and external customer in a timely manner
* Responsible for drawing conclusions and making recommendations from results obtained subsequent to test work
* Contribute to departmental process development

Qualifications

* A Degree in Engineering, or HND with relevant experience
* Professional qualifications as appropriate

Skills and Experience

* Some relevant experience in the field of development engineering
* German language skills, advantageous not essential
* Able to supervise the work of others
* Ability to work as part of a team
* Familiarisation with Instrumentation techniques and hardware would be an advantage

Competencies

* Ability to work on own and as part of a team
* Confidence to communicate effectively at all levels
* Must be self-motivated and possess the drive to complete tasks in a timely manner and with appropriate attention to detail
* Ability to work well under pressure and to strict time constraints
* Flexibility and willingness to travel to customer sites for both long and short durations (including secondments)

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