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*Test & Validation Engineer

Posted 09 May 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Discipline EV & Electrical Systems
Contact NameCharlotte Sujeeun

Job description

Position: Test & Validation Engineer

Location: Coventry

Position Type: Permanent

Contechs is recruiting for the world's leading mobility technology company for engineering & simulation to work in their busy site Coventry

Job Description:

As a Test & Validation Engineer, your main responsibilities are:

  • You will join the team with the primary objective to work closely with our customers to work on the Design Validation (DV) of Electric Drive Units and batteries.
  • You will be expected to take ownership for planning and executing test work primarily on developmental rigs, providing clear and concise data analysis and reporting/recommendations to customer teams (focused but not limited to EDU, Electric Motor, Power Electronics).
  • Our engineers are typically exposed to multiple different projects during their career working with us, including increasing opportunities in the field of electrified powertrains and virtualised development.
  • The role is therefore particularly suited to flexible people who will enjoy the opportunity to gain experience in new areas and who can rapidly self-start, combining a pro-active attitude, excellent analytical problem-solving skills and an outstanding technical engineering background.

Skills Required:

  • Minimum of 2:1 Bachelor's or Master's degree in a relevant engineering area (Mechanical, Automotive, Electronics, etc)
  • Experience in powertrain development, testing and design validation
  • Electric Drive Unit and battery experience/knowledge
  • Excellent analytical skills with ability to summarise and make clear technical recommendations
  • Self-starter with the ability to work with high level instruction
  • Ability to communicate technical information effectively, both written and verbal, with the Client and customer team members
  • Flexible and adaptable to move onto other commodities (e.g. battery/charging/inverter)

Why work through Contechs?

Contechs is a strategic partner to the automotive industry, providing innovative design and engineering services to global OEMs, from concept to production. Founded in 1997, Contechs has since established itself as a leading automotive recruitment specialist, recruiting across all disciplines in the product development process.

Its dedicated Contractor Care Team plays a pivotal role in providing an effective and successful placement for external employees, supporting them throughout their contract, from pre-placement to contract renewal.

How to Apply

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*Applicants MUST have proof of immediate, on-going and valid eligibility to work full time in the UK and travel within the EU.*