Development Engineer

JOB TITLE:                  Development Engineer

REPORTING TO:     Head of Projects

JOB TYPE:                   Full Time

LOCATION:                Silverstone, Northants



Our core company values are grounded by intellectual curiosity, integrity, entrepreneurial mindset, international vision, the highest aspirations, and the continuous pursuit of excellence. We seek people who feel a strong affinity with high-quality and ground breaking products. We share a passion for creating world-shaping impact and we believe in transformative innovation and profound progress without compromise. Successful candidates will be rewarded with a high level of responsibility and trust early on in their role. If these values describe you, then we look forward to receiving your application for a specific role, or your expression of interest to be informed of a future opportunity.

This development engineer role will involve:

  • Definition, development, planning and implementation of tests for the companies range of electric motors and possibly prototype vehicles
  • The development of test requirements in conjunction with DVP, 8D, and FMEAs
  • In turn this may involve supporting the build and commissioning of test systems and analysis of test data
  • Working closely with test technicians who will execute the tests
  • Driving product development SOPs in line with product quality standards

The ideal candidate would be a degree qualified test development engineer that has gained direct experience of the test / development of electric motors or complex electromechanical systems within the automotive, industrial control, rail/rolling stock, or aerospace industry.

Hands-on experience of testing electric motors would be a distinct advantage but is not essential.

Skills / Knowledge Required:

  • Ideally a degree or similar in a relevant subject (e.g., mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, automotive engineering, mechatronics, etc)
  • Experience of the definition, development, planning and implementation of tests for electric motors / complex electromechanical systems
  • The development of test requirements in conjunction with DVP, 8D, and FMEAs
  • Able to support the build and commissioning of test systems and analysis of test data (e.g., motor controller / inverter etc)
  • Experience of failure resolution / problem solving using 8D processes or similar
  • Experience with originating Quality and SOP documents for Test Procedures, DVP, 8D, and FMEA
  • Able to work effectively in a fast paced, small company environment in conjunction with test technicians
  • Good organisational, planning and communication skills
  • Able to ensure that Test Requests / Process are understood, achievable and delivered
  • Able to produce test reports, test data and support DVP activities at project meetings Previous experience within an EV test environment would be preferred

Beneficial (nice to have):

  • Good knowledge and experience of AC electric motors and controller powertrains
  • Knowledge of DVP, 8D, and FMEA for EV electric motor development
  • Good electrical engineering understanding

Please apply to , stating the job title in the subject line and including your CV, a brief covering letter, and salary expectations.

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