Validation Engineer

Manpower UK are working in partnership with ORE Catapult Blyth to recruit a Validation Engineer for their Test and Validation Department.

Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult (ORE Catapult) are a leading technology innovation and research centre delivering the UK's largest clean growth opportunity by accelerating the creation and growth of UK companies in offshore renewable energy. With locations across the UK and in China, ORE Catapult works with industry and academia to identify, develop, prove and de-risk promising new technologies and bring them to market. It is helping to reduce the cost of offshore renewable energy, supporting the growth of the industry and creating UK benefit.

As an integral part of the Test and Validation department the Validation Engineer is responsible for an extensive range of complex projects, collaborating with OEM partners.

The Validation Engineer will interact with internal and external stakeholders providing insights through their interpretation of the data produced within ORE Catapult's testing portfolio

Key Role Responsibilities

  • Responsible for reviewing the setup of test pieces and supporting equipment/systems within the facility and on site.
  • Provision of data logging, data analysis calculation and simulation as necessary to the commercial operations and research activities including testing, design, development, tender preparation/evaluation, budget preparation/review and customer and supplier interface.
  • Develop the application of the test process to testing schedule and project plan
  • Creation of pre and post data analysis to support reports to client's satisfaction, collation, interpretation and presentation of electronic data.
  • Management of data analysis inputs and outputs to ensure testing processes meet customer requirements and accreditation standards.
  • Responsible for consistent dialogue with all colleagues and customers relating to the progress and coordination of work.
  • Understand the principles and practices of working within an ISO45001, ISO14001, ISO9001, ISO17025 environment.
  • Creation of Traceability Trees and Uncertainty Budgets

Qualifications, Experience and Capabilities required for this role

Educated to at least degree level in a relevant discipline.

Excellent analytical and mathematical skills including statistical probability and its application within the engineering space.

Excellent IT skills, preferably with exposure to some numerical manipulation software (such as Excel, SQL, Matlab and Octave), simulation software (such as Bladed and Ansys) and programming languages (such as R, C++, LabVIEW and Python).

Experience operating with a solution-oriented attitude; handling complex problems with a pragmatic and inclusive approach.

A desire to add value from practical experience whilst developing from published research.

Knowledge and application of good practice engineering design procedures and tools.

An understanding of engineering projects and the management of information to execute work which is on time, to budget and within scope is crucial to the success of the position.

Ability to justify reasoning using sound judgement, written technical authority or theoretical proof.

Able to support extended testing hours and offsite project requirements

Highly developed social skills to collaborate with multidisciplinary stakeholders across the spectrum of experience and seniority

This role requires high quality attention to detail along with the discipline and ability to manage time effectively

What is in it for you

Exciting challenges and career opportunities in an ever-growing innovative company at the leading edge of green technology.

An excellent remuneration package is offered which includes attractive basic salary, pension, bonus, and subsidised health care saving scheme.

To take the first step in securing this excellent position, apply today...

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Job Overview

Date Posted:

Posted 1 month ago

Expiration Date:

01/06/2020

Location:

Blyth

Job Type:

Permanent

Salary:

Excellent Benefits

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