Test and Development Manager

Test and Development Manager

Job Title: Test and Development Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Sussex, England
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 896485_1575538656
Contact Name: Damon Bates
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 05, 2019 09:37

Job Description

Do you have automotive development testing experience and seeking an exciting new opportunity in the defence industry?

My client is a world class specialist in protection systems who undertake design, development and production of armoured vehicles, equipment and survivability solutions for military and government.

Key Responsibilities

*Delivering, managing and supporting efficient Test and Development activities for each programme
*Creating, planning, managing and supporting DVP process
*Effective department resource planning
*Ability to manage resources (including external) efficiently in times of high demand
*Managing whole vehicle durability test programmes
*Concern management
*Problem solving
*Application of DFMEA

Key Skills

*Degree level (or equivalent) in an engineering, related subject or relevant experience
*Experience of leading a team
*Ability to motivate others and promote a positive and productive culture
*Automotive development testing experience valued highly
*Rig testing, specifying, planning and execution
*Rig design, development and implementation
*Instrumentation and data logging
*Set up of operational facilities
*Proof-of-Concept / Mule Build planning and execution

Test and Development Manager
West Sussex
Salary DOE + Benefits including Bonus, Medical, Pension & More

Engineering, Management, Test, Rig Testing, Rig Design, DFMEA, Automotive, Mule Build, Manufacturing, Defence, Military, Armoured Vehicles, Operational Facilities, Survivability Products

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing company that is entering an exciting phase due to growth in custom vehicle and survivability product offerings, with a great benefits package and a good work life balance.

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 criterion 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 role is a permanent position.

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