Senior Development Engineer

Staffordshire - Stafford
up to £50000.00 per annum, Holiday, Pension, Health, +++
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Due to expansion in the department, an excellent opportunity is available for Senior Test and Development Engineer, to play a key role in developing of future product range and technology.

This role will report to the Test and Development Manager, and join a highly focused, passionate team, working on exciting new programmes to both maintain and further extend the companies range of industrial products and machines worldwide.


  • Have ownership and responsibility for completion of Testing and Development activities on new product designs, systems, and components from project creations through to Engineering Sign Off and completion.
  • Machine driving and operation, including benchmarking and liaising with Test Drivers and Group Assessors.
  • Diagnosing machine technical issues and work with different teams to solve problems.
  • Understand the application of machinery and the customer requirements.
  • Problem analysis and proposal of design solutions.
  • Analysis, reporting and presentation of test results.
  • Design, build and commissioning of test rigs.
  • Liaise with internal / external customers / departments, as required during projects.
  • Product homologation and legislative conformance.
  • Provide information for Engineering Sign Off records, DVPSOR's and Technical Construction Files.
  • Supervision of XP resource allocated to assist with development tasks and support prototype builds.

Required Education and Skill set:

  • Degree / HND in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering or have equivalent experience.
  • Experience in the design / development of heavy vehicles.
  • Good working knowledge of drive-train, hydraulics, and electrical / electronic systems.
  • Enthusiastic attitude, coupled with a sense of urgency and desire to succeed.
  • Good teamwork and communication skills with ability to influence change.
  • Good working knowledge of data acquisition, processing, and vehicle testing.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills

Role: Senior Development Engineer
Type: Permanent - Full time

Location: Staffordshire

Salary: 45-50k

Benefits: Holiday 33 days including BH, Pension, Health scheme, Gym & Discount

RHL Acts as an employment agency and recruitment consultancy. If you meet the requirements and interested in this role, please forward your resume with a covering letter / email stating your current employment situation and salary expectations.


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