Test and Development Engineer

  • Northamptonshire
  • Dependent on experience
  • Permanent

Purpose of the role:

To work with the team to develop and perform the tests that will ensure our vehicles will be able to withstand the demanding environment of commercial fleets. Our test engineers have a wide skill set that helps them understand what to test, why it needs to be tested, and how to process, translate and relay critical data back to the team to create effective solutions and deliver a polished final product.
Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Work with development lead to create comprehensive plans that validate legislative, design, production, and customer requirements.
  • Outline data acquisition requirements and oversee installation and operation to ensure high fidelity measurements
  • Perform vehicle tests within the building, locally, or remotely at testing facilities
  • Interface closely with software team to develop desirable vehicle calibration
  • Help troubleshoot vehicle at various locations
  • Assist development and design leads performing DFMEA updates and validation

Professional Skills:

  • Broad understanding of technical systems (HGV is plus)
  • Demonstrated experience in high pressure test and development environments
  • Demonstrated ability to react to unexpected situations in calm manner and follow processes
  • Discipline with logging, data management, and organization
  • Quick, lateral thinking to find simple and robust solutions
  • Strong drive for data-driven decision making



  • Experience with CAN based data logging tools (Vector, CANalyzer)
  • Automotive background
  • 5+ years in relevant experience


  • HGV License
  • EV-related automotive experience
  • Experience with development commercial vehicles
  • 10+ years of relevant experience

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