Development Engineer (RTHO-C6VE9R)

  • Vacancy Title
  • Development Engineer (RTHO-C6VE9R)
  • Company
  • JCB
  • Salary & Benefits
  • Competitive plus benefits
  • Closing Date
  • 04/02/2022
  • Job Description
  • We're now hiring a Development Engineer at JCB Heavy Products.

    JCB is a truly world class, family owned business. We are proud of our achievements and recognise that future growth and success is shaped by the ambition of the JCB team. If you are looking for a career with a business where people really count, look no further than JCB.


    Overview of the role:

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Test and Development Engineer to join the Excavator Engineering team responsible for Compact, Heavy and Wheeled Excavators.


    Your Responsibilities as a Test & Development Engineer:

    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 JCB’s Excavator range of machines; your main duties would include:

    • Test and development of new and current product designs.

    • Machine driving and operation, including benchmarking.

    • 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.

    • Product homologation and legislative conformance.

    • Provide information for Engineering Sign Off records, DVPSOR’s and Technical Construction Files.

    • Supervision of XP resource allocated to assist with development tasks and support prototype builds.

    • Attend design / development meetings and reviews with the Engineering Management as appropriate.


    About you:

    Degree / HND in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering or have equivalent experience.

    • Experience in the design / development of off highway vehicles (ideally 360° Excavators).

    • 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 with ability to influence change.

    • Good working knowledge of data acquisition, processing and vehicle testing.


    What’s in it for you?

    To say thank you for your hard work, we will work with you to support your career progression and development. We will also provide a competitive salary, company pension scheme, medical insurance and dental care schemes, access to the company’s healthy living centre and 33 days annual leave.

    JCB: Building a Brighter Future

    JCB is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

    Recruitment Agencies: JCB does not accept any speculative approaches to present candidates for advertised vacancies.