Senior/Principal Development Engineer (SWOO-CAREG7)

  • Vacancy Title
  • Senior/Principal Development Engineer (SWOO-CAREG7)
  • Company
  • JCB
  • Salary & Benefits
  • Competitive plus benefits
  • Closing Date
  • 28/05/2022
  • Job Description
  • We're recruiting for a Senior Development Engineer at JCB World Headquarters

    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

    JCB Excavators Ltd designs and manufactures a range of earthmoving machines that are packed with technology and sold worldwide.  We are a hands-on engineering team with a real passion for the products we make and a desire to continually evolve and innovate.  We are recruiting for a Development Engineer to join our Telehandler Test and Development department and play a key role in developing our future product range.


    Your Responsibilities as a Development Engineer:

    You will have ownership and responsibility for completion of testing and development activities on new product designs, systems and components from the beginning of a project right through to Engineering Sign Off. This will involve:

    • Reading and interpreting test standards.
    • Planning and organising the logistics of preparing for the test.
    • Setting up and using data acquisition equipment.
    • Interpreting and analysing the results to make informed and pragmatic decisions.
    • Writing concise test reports.
    • Listening to Test driver and customer feedback and communication of the information to design teams and suppliers.
    • Recording, communicating and resolving PCMs
    • Diagnosis of machine technical issues.
    • Working with other Departments and suppliers to solve problems.
    • Designing, building and commissioning of test rigs.
    • Having an appreciation for the application of Telehandler products and the customer requirements for these applications.
    • Manage and lead a team of Development Engineers on multiple projects.

    About you

    • Degree / HND in Mechanical Engineering or have equivalent experience
    • Strong communication skills and be comfortable working independently and as a member of a team.
    • A methodical approach to problem solving.
    • A positive ‘can-do’ attitude, coupled with a sense of urgency and desire to succeed.

    Desirable skills:

    • Experience using ‘on vehicle’ Data Acquisition tools
    • Strong Microsoft Office skill

    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, 33 days annual leave and flexibility around daily start and finish times.

    You will also have access to JCB’s Reward Hub – giving you fantastic savings across a huge range of high street retailers, as well as access to exclusive company perks such as our Cycle to Work Scheme.

    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.