Key Objectives & Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Principal Engineer - Vehicle Development, you will be responsible for the Design Verification Plan (DVP) within the Vehicle Development team, working closely with all the engineering Function Groups (FG).
•Own and maintain the DVP process, ensuring a consistent roll out throughout all programmes.
•Develop whole vehicle test plans to demonstrate functional and attribute performance to meet design requirements and programme targets.
•Assess and validate individual FG DVP’s to ensure development and Signoff tests
are valid, justified and meet program key gateways.
•Assist in creating, publishing and controlling DVM procedures.
•Issuing, sign off and controlling of test reports.
• Ensure program timing, vehicle quantities and specifications support FG requirements for DVP testing, development and Sign-off.
•Liaise with other areas of the business which require engineering vehicles for issue resolution.
• Where required support Engineering in cross-functional teams and meetings.
•Provide status reports at Gateways in-line with Vehicle Engineering deliverables on all vehicle verification activities (Vehicle and Rig) and attribute/target achievement and alignment.
•Working with relevant departments to plan and execute prototype builds including number of vehicles, specification and prototype commodity plans.
•Capable of working within tight time frames.
•Travel within the UK and Worldwide for development testing will be required.
•You will have a bachelors degree or equivalent in a relevant area with at least 3 years of industry experience.
•Good knowledge of whole vehicle attributes and their validation.
•Be familiar with OEM product development systems.
•Excellent organising and planning skills.
•Experience in HV systems advantageous.