engine development test engineer in peterborough

05 November 2018
alexandra robinson, randstad cpe
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£ 50,000 - £ 63,000 per year
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peterborough, east of england
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£ 50,000 - £ 63,000 per year
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alexandra robinson, randstad cpe
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job description

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

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

Key areas of responsibility encountered in this role may include any or all of the following:

* Accountable for the delivery of customer requirements (engine build, test and strip), as defined in the project, and to master control plan dates
* Provide support to planning team & processes to ensure that engine and all required test equipment is available in advance
* Creation & management of build and/or test instructions for engine installation/removal, testing, daily checks, servicing & rework
* Responsible for progression of test cell and engine mechanical issues, and communication of progress to customer. Form a close partnership with customer and technician groups to maximise test cell utilisation
* Communication and tracking of engine mechanical defects / failures ensuring data and failed components are available for review
* Data analysis, tracking and recognition of discrepancies in engine performance & endurance test data using best practices
* Work with GED Facilities teams to develop test & instrumentation practices/strategies
* Engine/component strip assessment, concern identification & technical report writing
* Define & maintain metrics to drive improvement actions
* Creating and updating engine test procedures
* Support of process & facility improvement team projects



* Experience in a prototype engine test / development environment is required. Able to demonstrate a good understanding of base engine fundamentals
* Engineering degree preferred but HNC/HND level candidates who possess a strong engine development background and the desire to develop and exhibit the required competencies will be considered
* Self motivated, able to manage own workload and the ability to learn new skills at pace
* Committed to continuous improvement, with an understanding of 6 Sigma processes
* Must have ability to communicate effectively with team members and others in the work group, as well as customers, suppliers and employees in other workgroups
* Logical problem solving skills are essential, as is the tenacity to ensure that results are delivered 'right first time' and within quality and time targets

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.


Mechanical/electrical integration



educational requirements

automotive engineering,engineering