Test & Development Engineer

Posted 4 September by RHL
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Job Description For Vacancy No: 237965T

Consultant: Tim Bees

Company Profile: Our client is a world leading manufacturer of tracked and wheeled excavators ranging from 7 to 46 tonnes.

Job Location: Staffordshire

Job Position: Test & Development Engineer

Number required: 2

Overview of the role:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Test and Development Engineer to join the Engineering team for Heavy line Tracked Excavators.

Job Status: Permanent

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Degree / HND in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or have equivalent experience.
  • Experience in the design/development of off highway vehicles.
  • Good working knowledge of drivetrain, hydraulics and electrical/electronic systems.
  • Enthusiastic attitude, coupled with a sense of urgency and desire to succeed.
  • Good teamwork and communication skills.


  • Reporting to the Test and Development Manager, the successful candidate will join a highly focused, passionate team, working on exciting new programmes to both maintain and further extend our client's Heavy line Excavator range of machines; your main duties would include:
  • Test and development of new and current product designs.
  • Problem analysis and proposal of design solutions.
  • Analysis, reporting and presentation of test results.
  • Design, commissioning and operation of test rigs.
  • Liaise with internal/external customers/departments, as required during projects.
  • Assume responsibility for smaller projects/machine areas, dependant on experience.

Salary/Rate: £35000 - £45000

Required skills

  • *Degree / HND in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or have equivalent experience. *Experience in the design/development of off highway vehicles.

Reference: 36026239

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