development engineer in peterborough

08 January 2019
alexandra robinson, randstad cpe
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£ 15 - £ 25 per hour
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peterborough, east of england
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£ 15 - £ 25 per hour
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alexandra robinson, randstad cpe
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job description

A Development Engineer is required on a contract basis to join an industry leading engineering and manufacturing business.

Are you experienced in development engineering? Do you have the capabilities to be successful in a fast paced development team? If you are looking for an exciting new opportunity, then this is the job for you!


Ideal candidates will have engine development experience, knowledge of IC engines and be able to plan & execute challenging tasks/projects with minimal supervision.

Candidates should be experienced in performing several of the below:

* Technical project leadership of the delivery of engine components & systems on New Product Introduction programmes
* Development & validation of engine components and systems
* Technical leadership for problem resolution on engine components & systems
* Assessment of test results / data analysis
* Component supplier management and collaboration
* Conducting FMEA on components and systems to identify and address design risks and define validation requirements
* Conducting component and system design reviews to obtain 'buy-in' from the business for selected components, designs and suppliers
* Support field and production issues, diagnose issues to root cause, put in place containment actions, and develop permanent corrective actions. Work with suppliers and keep stakeholder informed of progress and decisions

Through this role, the successful candidate will have an excellent opportunity to take part in, and have significant responsibility for, the end-to-end design/development process for engine components and systems. This gives our employees true product ownership and the opportunity to see their products through to volume production


* Customer focus
* Initiating action
* Good problem-solving and data analysis skills
* High work standards
* Good planning and organisational skills



* Strong technical background (technical degree preferred in mechanical or automotive engineering) though other qualifications / experience will be considered
* Good understanding of engine systems
* Development experience of engine components & systems, including both rig and whole engine testing
* Ability to lead and deliver problem resolution projects for engine components or systems
* Self-motivation and an ability to manage & deliver tasks to meet established commitments
* Excellent communications skills & teamwork


* Experience of running and participating in FMEA
* Knowledge and usage of Teamcenter - data management software

This is an awesome opportunity to be part of a leading manufacturing business which offers an interesting, varied and exciting workload coupled with a motivated and passionate culture. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.





educational requirements

automotive engineering,engineering