November 17, 2017

Project Engineer Development - R&D

Country: UK

To perform test and report on new air systems products for commercial vehicles prior to their introduction to the market place and updates to current product.


  • Undertake all aspects of development and testing for his / her project / work to ensure production introduction is successfully achieved in accordance with the relevant product design specifications.

  • Plan and implement test programs leading towards product development and Engineering Sign Off.

  • Co-ordinate and liaise with Engineering the overseeing of all development, quality and customer return activities in terms of component / system testing and / or prototype manufacture.

  • Ability to conduct Benchmark testing of products for current / future innovations.

  • Analyse to a high degree of understanding test results in order to determine engineering solutions and if necessary utilising mathematic modelling.

  • Able to compile detailed engineering reports through compilation of test data utilising sound presentation skills to formulate good engineering solutions.

  • Control and maintenance of development records for traceability as document custodian.

  • Generate relevant test specifications for new products

  • Co-ordinate and manage the design and construction of component / system test rigs / equipment to fulfil legislative / customer requirements.

  • When required, act as technical liaison with other departments (e.g. Service/Production/Quality/Sales departments) and outside suppliers

  • Project Manage internal project or test aspects of an external resource

  • Assist the co-ordination of calibration on all rigs to ensure they conform to Quality procedures and ISO legislation.

  • Procurement of materials and components for test equipment, rigs, etc.

  • Assist departmental improvement incentives in the evolution of existing test procedures, legislative and customer acceptance standards.

  • Control effective supplier sign off criterion for new components ensuring it meets DVP&R requirements.

  • Assist engineering disciplines in presenting test data and / or design solutions both internally / externally.

  • Perform job functions in accordance with set policies and procedures to ensure preservation of Company Quality Policy


    Co-ordinate work activities which come in line with health and safety procedures with reference to material specifications, working practices and precautions ensuring that all legal / safety requirements are meet.

Required skills & experience

  • Degree in Engineering discipline, plus 2 – 3 years experience in engineering (preferably automotive, rail or aeronautical).

  • Understanding and ability to interrupt global specifications.

  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings and component inspection methods.

  • Specific experience of preventative maintenance and calibration methods.

  • Knowledge of automotive engineering (commercial vehicles) and Validation / Verification Methodologies.

  • Measurement techniques with the ability to extrapolating data for reports.

  • Knowledge / use of QS9001 / APQP procedures.

  • Operation / maintenance and construction of current / bespoke test platforms including test rigs and pneumatic architecture.

  • Computer literate – Microsoft Office (Advanced)

  • Experience in use of general purpose mechanical laboratory test equipment

  • Ability to program and use computer controlled data acquisition equipment

  • Use of Microsoft software packages for reporting data and generating specifications.

  • Use of proprietary software packages for reporting data and generating specification. HIL/Mathworks and Labview.

  • Knowledge of pneumatic systems as they apply to truck and heavy trailers would be an advantage.

  • Working knowledge of 8D problem solving process

  • Working knowledge of FMEA and DVP&R process

  • Ability to be creative and innovative in the development process.

  • Ability to solve problems and be self-motivated.

  • Co-ordinating, organising and able to communicate through verbal, written and presentations at all levels.

  • Ability to work with others in a cross discipline team of engineers.

  • Ability to use the standard range of workshop machinery for manufacturing or modifying prototypes would be an advantage.

  • Ability to Project manage complete projects to Haldex gateway process.

  • Possess Problem Solving / Analytical Skills

  • Self-management and ability to prioritize work.

  • Accept responsibility for ownership of tasks.

  • Initiative to take action, within one’s authority.

  • Demonstrate Company / Industry Knowledge

  • Knowledge of Product base and materials.

  • Knowledge of Production methods and an understanding of manufacturing processes.

  • Team ethos essential.

Additional information

How to Apply:

Please attach your full CV and a covering letter with your application.

For further information, please contact:

Marketa Machackova


HR in the UK:

Marketa Machackova HR Manager Direct: +44 (0) 2476 400384 E-mail