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Work at the forefront of automotive innovation with ZF,
one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Senior Test Development Engineer (m/f/d)


Birmingham, GB

Req ID 20753

We are looking for a new colleague in the Test Engineering team at our location in Birmingham, College Road.


Your tasks as Senior Test Development Engineer (m/f/d):

  • Software and Hardware Design, manufacture and validation of high-volume automotive Test equipment
  • Responsible for preparation of equipment specifications accounting for optimal test performance, required test cycle times, design commonality, serviceability, equipment flexibility and HS&E requirements
  • Proven experience and capability in both Hardware and Software design and effective implementation of automated Test solutions
  • Working within the Test Engineering team be expected to lead and develop other engineers within the team and build strong effective relationships with other departments
  • Project management of projects including equipment builds, quality, commissioning, validation, installation and release to production. Supporting manufacturing on product updates, test specification changes, continuous improvement and downtime reduction


Your profile as Senior Test Development Engineer (m/f/d):

  • Ideally Degree level qualification (or equivalent) in Electrical/Electronic engineering or a minimum of a HNC level (or equivalent) with significant experience in a similar role
  • Minimum of 5 years previous experience in an electrical/electronic manufacturing environment
  • The role generally has an 80% software / 20% hardware development mix and as such will require significant relevant experience in test software system development and integration, including experience with the following:
    • MXI/ PXI / VXI / GPIB / STTE test platforms.
    • Embedded flash systems with JTAG/SPI/CAN/RS232 Comms protocols. 
    • C/C#/VB.NET.
    • Object Orientated software design experience. 
    • NI TestStand, LabWindows CVI, Labview & Visual Studio experience advantageous.
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills, be able to perform under pressure and with autonomy, attention to detail with regard to quality and customers, internal and external
  • Embrace responsibility of projects and people within the Test Engineering Team and beyond


Be part of our ZF team as Senior Test Development Engineer (m/f/d) and apply now!


Anne Jügling


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