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Vehicle Test Engineer

Company: Damon Motorcycles
Location: San Rafael
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: Damon MotorsDamon is an award-winning electric motorcycle manufacturer founded in 2017 by serial entrepreneurs & avid motorcyclists, Jay Giraud and Dom Kwong. Damon is dedicated to building the future of motorcycling. Our vision is one of smarter, safer, more exhilarating, and more personal riding experiences.Designed for performance, every Damon motorcycle is powered by HyperDrive™, the world's first all-electric multi-variant powertrain platform. Additionally, they are fitted with our proprietary on-the-fly adjustable ergonomics technology, Shift™, and 360° Advanced Warning System for Motorcycles (AWSM™). We're the first to use deep technology & AI, so that with every ride a Damon bike evolves to more tightly understand the rider. We are looking to add a Test Engineer – Vehicle to the Damon team - if you are ready to push beyond the limits & do your best work - we want to hear from YOU!Position DescriptionAs the Test Engineer – Vehicle, you will be responsible for for carrying out vehicle level validation activities, developing design verification procedures and supporting product development from concept through to production launch.. Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Collaborate with function groups on design concepts, design reviews, DFMEA's and DVP requirements.
  • Work with function groups to understand and set test requirements and targets for system and vehicle level verification criteria.
  • Establish and maintain design verification test procedures to support development at each vehicle build phase.
  • Identify individual instrumentation requirements and additional test equipment required to complete DVP test activities.
  • Log and maintain test equipment ensuring correct and up to date calibrations.
  • Support component level validation activities where required.
  • Maintain vehicle testing schedule ensuring the vehicles are well maintained, clean and fit for testing.
  • Ensure vehicles are equipped with the correct instrumentation for the relevant DVP activity.
  • Form and maintain relationships with suppliers and proving grounds.
  • Analysis of validation test data, preparation of testing reports, timely and effective communication of test results to function groups and management.
  • Prepare short term plans, statements of work and budgets for testing activities.
  • Support any other activities as directed by management.Position Requirements:
    • Degree in mechanical/automotive or mechatronics preferred.
    • 4+ years' experience with product validation.
    • Familiarity with CANbus and EtherCAT communication protocols supporting data acquisition set-up.
    • Previous experience working with Vector tools and software considered an asset.
    • Knowledge of industry test processes.
    • Knowledge of homologation or regulatory requirements for the motorcycle industry considered an asset.
    • Knowledge of SAE/ISO standards to support test plan design.
    • Python/C/C++/ MatLab skills considered an asset.
    • Knowledge of CAD systems (Catia/Solidworks) considered an asset.
    • Collaborative team player.
    • Excellent English communication skills required, both verbal and written.
    • Motorcycle license considered an asset but not required.
    • Have a flexible approach to working hours to ensure development activities are carried out as and when required.
    • Flexible approach to travel within the Canada, US and Europe.
    • Highly organized, methodical with excellent attention to detail.
    • Able to demonstrate a high level of self-motivation, flexibility and initiative.
    • Strong desire to see tasks through to completion.
    • Travel may be required. Benefits
      • Dental care
      • Extended health care
      • Travel Benefits
      • Paid time off
      • Vision care
      • Wellness program
      • Optional Motorcycle Riding school
      • Supportive work environment
      • Training & Development Program To apply, please complete an application via our website & click on View Open Roles, select the role you wish to apply for & then click on Apply for this Job. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Keywords: Damon Motorcycles, San Rafael , Vehicle Test Engineer, Engineering , San Rafael, California

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