Senior Research and Development engineer

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Senior Research and Development engineer

This is your opportunity to work with a leading globally recognised powertrain company. You will be a Senior engineer supervising the testing and analysis work on research and customer projects.

Job Description

Senior Research and Development engineer
£40,000- £45,000

Purpose of Job

To supervise the testing and analysis work on automotive engine research projects and customer projects


To plan and supervise engine and vehicle build and test

To work together with analysis, design, development and calibration engineers

To analyse test results, prepare technical reports and create test plans

To design parts for development testing

To liaise with program suppliers, internal and external customers

To support the preparation of engineering program quotations

To support in the preparation of technical papers and presentations

Responsible for the quality of the test data, results analysis and reporting

Supervision of less experienced staff

Participate in research programmes

Contribute to planning of future research activities


A Degree in Engineering with relevant experience

Professional qualifications as appropriate

Skills and Experience

Sound numeracy skills and good knowledge of thermodynamics

Good computer literacy

Some relevant experience in the field of automotive engineering

German language skills, advantageous not essential

Able to supervise the work of others

Ability to work as part of a team

Familiarisation with Instrumentation techniques and hardware would be an advantage


Take ownership and enjoy resolving problems

Possess a trustworthy, reliable and responsible attitude

Have the proven ability to work effectively in a small team

Be adaptable, creative and enthusiastic

Confidence and ability to communicate effectively at all levels

Ability to work well under pressure and to strict time constraints

Flexibility and willingness to travel to customer sites for both long and short durations (including secondments)

Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

Key Consultant

Richard Mugridge

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Electronics, software and control is my specialty. It is the heart of any design and I am excited to see how it evolves our future. I pride myself on delivering a professional yet personal service. I genuinely care and take time to understand and present my clients and candidates with options and suggestions that they may not have considered.