Vehicle Test and Validation Engineer

UK · Full-time

About The Position

REE is changing electric mobility and aims at becoming the standard for EVs. REE’s disruptive corner technology enables a completely flat and modular chassis that supports all mission-specific EVs from class 1 to class 6. REE’s EV platforms provide maximum room for passengers, cargo and batteries with the smallest footprint

REE is supported by an exclusive network of Tier 1 automotive partners providing access to 320 global production lines, effectively making REE the next generation EV platform ready to carry the future of e-mobility.

REE are seeking a Vehicle Test and Validation Engineer that will lead the evaluation, validation and contribute to the calibration of our revolutionary test vehicles.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the evaluation, validation and where required, calibration of test vehicles, according to established methods across all attributes
  • Interpret system and vehicle requirements to devise suitable written test procedures
  • Support test planning with the implementation of timing plans and provide realistic estimates of the time to complete tasks
  • Assist with the instrumentation, commissioning and documentation of test vehicles prior to application work commencing
  • Ensure good practice in preparation of tests and analysis of data
  • Produce technical reports in a timely and accurate manner to document test results
  • Required to travel to proving grounds and worldwide territories as required by test plans

Requirements

Qualification and Requirements:

  • Degree or equivalent in automotive or mechanical engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Experience in vehicle dynamics or performance testing in similar vehicle development roles especially of commercial vehicles
  • Knowledge of international test methods and OEM engineering specifications
  • Strong knowledge of using vehicle instrumentation, data acquisition, calibration and diagnostic equipment
  • Knowledge of attribute targets delivery in physical vehicle development
  • Strong knowledge in performing tests according to industry standards including fault injection testing, in a variety of real world environmental conditions
  • Good knowledge of electronic, electrical and mechanical diagnostics
  • Possess a core understanding of modern automotive systems and components
  • Desirable to have by-wire tuning and EV knowledge and driving experience
  • Good understanding of Health & Safety practices and vehicle risk assessment
  • Excellent communication skills and cross functional working practice
  • A full valid UK driver’s license is required
  • ILR to live and work in the UK. REE do not offer work permits, visas or sponsorships

Excellent Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Full private medical insurance for employees
  • Virtual GP appointments available 24/7
  • REE contribution pension scheme (REE contribute up to 6% of base salary)
  • 25 days holiday, plus statutory Bank Holidays
  • Life assurance at 4x’s base salary
  • Life, Money & wellbeing support
  • Free on-site Gym
  • Free on-site parking

Your Journey Begins Here: Join us at the REE MIRA technical Centre (CV10 0TU) and become an integral part of a team that's revolutionizing electric mobility. It's not just a job; it's a mission, to change the world a little bit!

When sourcing roles, REE does not wish to engage with any search firm. REE will not consider any CVs, profiles, or introductions sent to anyone at REE, including REE directly, from external sources, unless they are accompanied TOB’s, signed by REE.

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