Acceptance Engineer

Acceptance Engineer

Job Title: Acceptance Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newport, Wales
Salary: £36500 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895127_1536061721
Contact Name: Tony Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 04, 2018 12:48

Job Description

Our client is a world leader in the provision and integration of cutting-edge technology, primarily specialist vehicles and systems to the Defence and Security sectors.

They are looking for an Acceptance Engineer to join their team in South Wales and drive forward vehicle programme acceptance activity. You will ensure that evidence gathered through various activities (design, modelling, testing and trials) is reviewed to enable sign-off of requirements as compliant, working across all engineering domains and liaising with customers.

Responsibilities include:

*Review of detailed Test and Trials Specifications to ensure sufficient evidence is gathered against the Measure of Performance of the requirement.
*Review of Detailed Test and Trials Reports prior to customer submission to assure relevance of evidence to requirements.
*Organise and attend Technical and Trials Expert Working Groups (TTEWGS) with customers to review evidence obtained from vehicle trials and quantify compliance against requirements.
*Derive supporting evidence or follow-on testing / analysis / modelling activities to supplement the available evidence gathered.
*Support final Acceptance reviews with customers, formal requirement approval and sign-off.
*Work with Tier-1 suppliers to ensure evidence for approval of down-contract requirements

To be considered for this role, applicants will need to be Degree qualified in a relevant Engineering discipline or possess equivalent military experience. You will have a proven track record and understanding of complex system integration, test and acceptance programmes & procedures and technical domain knowledge of AFVs and associated subsystems covering both tracked and wheeled vehicles.

You will have experience of using DOORS (or other requirements management databases) and will be able to interact with and provide support and constructive input to groups including senior managers and engineering functions, including the presentation of technical information.

You will have good organisational skills, the ability to prioritise workload and strong communication skills (both written and verbal), customer facing experience and demonstrable experience with office tools (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)


*Acceptance Engineer
*South Wales
*Circa £36-50k per annum DOE

Key Skills: Acceptance Engineer, Test, Acceptance, Test & Acceptance, Vehicles, Defence, AFV, Tracked, Wheeled, DOORS, Systems, Integration, Requirements.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a PERMANENT position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.