DVP Engineer

Location: Basildon, Essex

Job Type: Permanent

Job Skills: DVP Design Verification EDS EFDVS FMEA GPDS Catia Automotive Harness

On behalf of a global automotive Tier 1 company specialising in electrical, we are currently recruiting for a permanent DVP Engineer to be based at their Basildon site. The main purpose of the role is to collect, Analyse, verify, test and manage the development of the EDS based on customer requirements under consideration of all engineering specifications, cost, quality and timing as well as environmental aspects.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Selects relevant SDS requirements per program. Gains agreements to the requirements from the customer.
  • Set up EFDVS/VDFEDE for responsible programs.
  • Plan and create the design verification plans
  • Carries out vehicle and test board level testing and produces test reports.
  • Communicate NOK’s to the team and report out the status to the team.
  • Participate in design reviews to ensure the customers SDS’s are adhered too
  • Participate in EDS design/development meetings PMST (EDS) to understand and be aware of issues.
  • Report results and advise risk of failures.
  • Follow up on open issues to bring to a satisfactory conclusion.
  • Advise on subsequent design changes and develop signoff retest plans where required.
  • Ensure EDS requirements for test vehicles/Buck/rigs etc. are made, agreed and shown on T&D plan
  • Raise and/or track EDS Deviations for requirements that cannot be met and ensure that they get approved by the customer
  • Collate and review quality history data.
  • Participate in Campaign prevention / FMEA / FMA reviews.
  • Assist the teams with SCAAF reviews and updating SCAAF document


  • University degree in electrical, mechanical or automotive engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Previous practical design experience from an automotive or aerospace background
  • Extensive experience of Automotive DVP process
  • Extensive experience of Customer DVP and sign off processes and software (SDS, e-FDVS, e-Deviation etc.)
  • Solid understanding of vehicle EDS and electrical systems
  • Good working knowledge of electrical test equipment (oscilloscope, multi-meter, power supply, etc.)
  • Practical ability for vehicle mechanical and electrical diagnosis and repair
  • Experience/Understanding of CATIA V5 or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of GPDS, DVP, FMEA and APQP.
  • Vehicle assembly process, especially EDS related aspects.
  • Understanding of EDS design and development process
  • Application of electrical theory
  • Proficient with Microsoft office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Projects
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexibility
  • Strong analytical skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Self-motivation and prioritisation
  • Ability to work in a team as well as alone
  • Fluent in English
  • Full Driving Licence UK or Equivalent
  • Right to work in the UK – Valid Passport

Please note, any candidate must have right to work in the UK without any kind of restriction. Our client is not able to sponsor work permits.

Location: Basildon, Essex

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