Valkyrie DVP Test Engineer

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Warwickshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Jul 2021
Closes
02 Aug 2021
Sectors
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Purpose:

To be responsible for a high value test vehicle and lead a small team that will execute the Engineering DVP activity, with a key focus on the Valkyrie and follow up hypercar programmes.

The role will involve domestic and overseas test activity and will require an applicant who is a self-starter and has relevant whole car knowledge and experience in Vehicle Testing or Motorsport.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

Lead vehicle test activity & small team of technicians to ensure test vehicle is safe & fit for testing.
Management of vehicle DVP to ensure efficient & timely completion of vehicle and rig test activity.
Management of vehicle preparation, updates & specification, both hardware & software.
Coordination of team/vehicle logistics and test parts/consumables.
Manage instrumentation & data logging, to ensure quality of data, storage & access.
Report out of vehicle DVP status in support of vehicle DVP team.
Responsible for tracking & reporting of all vehicle test activity and component changes.
Ensure concerns are raised on relevant test issues and track progress through to closure.
Communication of vehicle issues & updates to other test teams or test vehicle users.
Support prototype builds and Instrumentation installation to ensure prototypes are fit for purpose.
Be prepared to support testing outside of core hours & shift working if required.
Carryout development testing when required.Qualifications and Experience:

High level of vehicle testing experience with applicable driver trained licence and permits for test locations.
Knowledge of, and familiarity of European automotive test facilities.
Engineering degree (or extensive equivalent experience).
Hands on workshop experience desirable.
In depth knowledge of instrumentation activities.
Excellent organisational skills both of self and others. Able to manage and prioritise multiple conflicting demands on time as well as the ability to meet deadlines.
Good level of verbal and written communication.
Strong MS Office Skills including Outlook, Excel and Word.
Must be able to integrate quickly into a dynamic and successful department.
Highly motivated and self-starting. Happy to work under minimal supervision.
Punctual, professional attitude
Prepared to take on hands on tasks
Committed attitude to getting the job done against adversity.Remuneration:

Discount on our lease scheme for FCA Vehicles.
Private Medical Cover - Single Cover, Family cover at an additional cost
Health Shield Cash Plan.
26 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays.
Company Performance Bonus Scheme.
Service Days - One service day for each 5 years of service up to a maximum of 5 service days
Company pension scheme - Initial 3% company contributions rising (after two years' service) to double-matched company contributions of up to 12%.
A wide range of discounts with associated partners.
Millbank are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. Millbank operates as an Employment Agency and Business

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