Principal Test Engineer

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  • Location:

    Horsham, West Sussex

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent

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    Harry Garvin

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    about 1 month ago

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Principal Test Engineer

£50,000 - £60,000

Based in West Sussex

A global leading organisation specialising in the renewable energy sector is looking for a Senior Test Engineer on a permanent basis to join their expanding Test and Development team.

As the Senior Test Engineer you will be responsible for directly supporting the development of fuel cell technology through the implementation of test plans for verification, validation and development testing.

Key responsibilities - Principal Test Engineer - West Sussex

  • Execute test plans

  • Ensure activities (with either direct or in-direct responsibility) are delivered within the agreed timing and budgetary constraints and ensure expectations are appropriately managed.

  • Provide technical input as part of key testing decisions.

  • Prepare test stands and platforms for testing and provide guidance to other Test Engineers on the same.

  • Installation of test pieces on test stands.

  • Develop processes to ensure auditable data is produced and recorded.

  • Review and analyse test data.

  • Produce test reports and present findings and recommendations.

  • Provide accurate timely updates to test management.

  • Lead multi-disciplinary fault finding, issue investigation and improvement projects.

  • Create work instructions, standard operating procedures and risk assessments.

  • Support the Test Operations Team Lead with:

  • Identifying and implementing continuous improvement of Test activities and processes.

  • Ensuring test compliance with Quality Assurance and Safety policies at all times.

  • Test scheduling and planning.

  • Support the Test Capability team with design and development of test stands.

  • Support the Test Strategy team with:

  • Development of test plans.

  • Development and implementation of test strategies and methods and measurement techniques.

  • Provide technical leadership to Test Engineers and other members of the Test Team.

  • Interface and communicate with internal and external customers and suppliers.

Skills/Qualifications - Principal Test Engineer - West Sussex

  • Degree qualified or equivalent in Mechanical/Electrical/Electronics Engineering/Physics or similar

  • Substantial post graduate experience

  • Be able to produce technical reports

  • Be able to read Engineering drawings

  • Experience in an Automotive/Aerospace/Defence industry or similar

  • Experience in planning and carrying out tests


Pension, Life Assurance x4, 25 days' holiday + bank, 37.5 hour working week and excellent progression opportunities!

If you are interested in this exciting position with forward thinking company, please do not hesitate and "APPLY NOW".