Senior Validation Engineer

Validation Engineer – Permanent – Gillingham/WFH – Fantastic renumeration package

Due to continued growth, there is a need for a proven Validation Engineer to join this highly successful Engineering firm based in Kent.
You will lead activities in the specific product and system area to ensure that they are validated to the required reliability, cost, performance and quality targets. You will be responsible for programmes in advanced development through to field support. Department functional development activities will need to be supported
This is an excellent opportunity to join a company that pride themselves in excellent staff retention rates and support career growth opportunities from within.

Key responsibilities

* Prepare validation documentation and track execution of validation plans.
* Prepare validation reports, and provide reliability life estimates for products and systems.
* Support the use of Reliability Engineering methodologies throughout the business.
* Provide technical support for failure analysis.
* Represent validation in Product Team, SMT and gate review meetings.
* Ensure risk escalation is correctly executed.
* Support continuous improvement opportunities
* Ensure EH&S and Quality Management System conformance (IATF 16949).
* Represent BorgWarner at customers and suppliers.
* Support continuous improvement opportunities
* Support department targets, Budget, Performance metrics and Quality Standards.


* Degree level or other equivalent qualification in Engineering sector.
* 5+ Years previous experience in Reliability & Validation, within a relevant engineering sector.
* Good Reliability Engineering knowledge; Weibull, FRACAS, FMEA, Statistical Analysis etc.
* Knowledge of problem solving methodologies.
* Knowledge of project managements skills and the ability to multi-task and switch effectively between different activities and priorities.
* A data driven Engineer with experience in applying DoEs and statistical analysis.
* Demonstrated experience working with customers and communicating at all levels.
* Experience working in cross-functional teams to meet company business objectives.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Skilled in Microsoft Office applications.


* Knowledge of diesel common rail fuel injection systems, test environments and diesel engines.
* Exposure to rig test instrumentation, data acquisition and analysis.
* Skilled in the use of reliability and statistical IT applications such as Reliasoft Weibull++

Additional Information

* Competitive remuneration
* 27 days annual leave + 8 Bank Holiday
* Subsidised staff restaurant
* Private Medical
* Pension
* Discounts on Gym

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