Test & Validation Engineer - EV Charging - Major Energy Company

Posted 21 June 2022
Salary Negotiable
LocationMilton Keynes
Contact NameEwan Melling

Job description

Great opportunity to work for the UK's fastest growing EV charging network company, and also a Major Integrated Energy Company, as a Test & Validation Engineer on a permanent staff basis, to help them deliver the fastest, most convenient network of 100,000 EV charging points worldwide by 2030.

As a Test and Validation Engineer you will be working in an agile and customer-centric environment, responsible for testing home, public and fleet charging solutions.


  • Develop and execute testing of our products and third-party products
  • Rig design and build to deliver capability in-line with test strategy
  • Test method development against requirements
  • Test execution at Component, System and Vehicle Level in-line with development plans
  • Engagement with internal and external suppliers to resolve technical issues
  • Participation in continuous improvement process to support identification of root cause and validation of the corrective actions

Essential Criteria:

To be successful in this role, you will have knowledge of: electrical power testing, human machine interface (HMI) testing, communications testing and experience developing electrical/electronic test rigs and fixtures.

We're looking for a HNC / HND degree qualification in electrical engineering, electronics or computing.

We want a self-starter with demonstrated problem solving capabilities who can apply structured problem solving using existing tools and processes.

Desirable Criteria:

Even better if you have a proven track record of robust on-time project delivery and an ability to work collaboratively with other team members and suppliers while solving technical issues.

It is desirable if you also have experience building external relationships and can report technical issues concisely to your line manager.

You will preferably have experience with Vector / Canalyser software and C or Python programming skills to support development of automated test.

Location & Culture:

To support testing, this role is 100% office-based, in Milton Keynes and occasional off-site work may be required.

My client is expanding their global business with the dynamism and buzz of a new start up. Benefits include tremendous learning and development opportunities to enable you to craft your own career path, life and health insurance, a medical care package and many others. In this role you will feel empowered, capable, energised, and able to act as decision makers.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.