Graduate Test and Development Engineer

Job Title: Graduate Test and Development Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + great benefits package
Start Date: asap
Reference: 69895-ITENG-ZOT_1501145496
Contact Name: Zoe Tomlinson
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 27, 2017 09:51

Job Description


Do you want to work with one of the most successful Formula 1 team?
Do you have a genuine interest in Motorsport?
Lastly…. Do you want to start your career in a company where you can progress?

If the answer is YES to all of the above then read on or miss out on the opportunity of a lifetime!

A highly reputable Formula 1 client of ours based in the Midlands are seeking an enthusiastic Graduate Test and Development Engineer who has a passion for Motorsport but also drive and determination to succeed.

Job Responsibilities

+ You will be involved in all development projects assigned to you
+ Accountability of characterisation and measurement activities, including rig maintenance, rig development, program planning, test execution and report generation.
+ Reparation and execution of other test and development tests as required, including single-axis, 12-axis, 3/2-axis, spinning rigs etc.
+ Create reports and distribute across the company ensuring they are clear, concise and accurate.
+ Assist the Technical Team Leader and head of dept. with high level meetings, summarised reports, leading a project team and resource management of hardware.
+ Ensure all departmental calibrations are maintained and data quality is at the highest level.
+ Act as a liaison between the project owner and the test and development centre.
+ Ownership of key quality measurement systems metrics
+ Continually update health and safety policies and identify areas of improvement
+ Maintain and operate the feedback system when required.

Skills & Qualifications

+ Engineering degree with placement experience in Motorsport or another high level related industry e.g. aerospace.
+ Highly self-motivated individual who is also a great team player
+ Positive attitude to achieving tight deadlines
+ Creative thinker who is able to come with innovative ideas and address these with the wider projects team


+ Competitive salary
+ Excellent bonus scheme
+ Life assurance
+ Private Medical
+ 25 days holiday
+ Car leasing option
+ On-site gym
+ Restaurant facilities