Technical Specialist – DVP / Homologation

Job ID: #32309

Technical Specialist – DVP / Homologation


£55,000 – £78,000 DOE

The Recruitment Bunker are recruiting exclusively for an experienced Technical Specialist – DVP / Homologation to develop & understand test requirements and to define the Design Verification Plans and support Vehicle Homologation activities.

 Overview of the Role

  • Technical Specialist – DVP / Homologation
  • Salary – £55,000 – £78,000 DOE
  • Holidays: 25 days plus 8 Bank Holidays
  • Pension
  • Healthcare/Life Insurance
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Location: Coventry

Company Overview

DRVN Advanced Engineering are a niche vehicle manufacturer specialising in engineering and design. DRVN has developed skills in project and supply chain management with quality systems and processes to deliver complex solutions to the highest standards and is driven by an innovative spirit, renowned for applying state-of-the-art technologies to the automotive, defence, aerospace, rail and marine sectors.


  • Company Policies: Follow the quality, health, safety, and welfare policies of the company
  • Coordinate the engineering team and test system administrators to produce and communicate vehicle and commodity test plans
  • Meet the test and certification requirements for vehicle type approval and certification by selecting correct routes for type approval
  • Support the Programme and Engineering team with Vehicle Homologation requirements and standards 
  • Communicate with suppliers to identify the components required to satisfy the test programme
  • Coordinate & control the required samples throughout the entire validation phase from ordering through to receipt, build and testing.
  • Communicate with key stakeholders / suppliers to ensure ample capacity for test requirements.
  • Liaise with type approval authorities in supporting applications for type approval
  • Booking of Individual Vehicle Approvals at Test Centres
  • Day-to-day Conformity of Production activities and administration including alignment with applicable laws, regulations, market surveillance and field service actions.
  • Responsible for initiating change control for all changes and modifications to the product including any updates to documentation (i.e. supplier component Type Approvals).
  • Company Policies: Manage and follow the quality, health, safety, and welfare policies of the company

Essential Skills

  • Engineering degree or equivalent within a relevant subject
  • A strong level of awareness and understanding of Vehicle Homologation requirements and standards to support the vehicle programmes
  • Ability to produce clear and accurate technical reports to an extremely high standard
  • Operational experience with excellent planning and communication skills
  • Engineering design knowledge
  • Ability to work efficiently within your role
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excels in organisational skills and time management
  • A drive to learn and improve at every opportunity
  • Willingness to support others
  • Positive attitude towards mastering challenges and changes
  • Must have IDLR/Full Rights to Work in UK – Sponsorship or Work Permits will not be accepted/ provided.

Please note we do not provide sponsorships to those who require it and will only accept applications from those who have full rights to work in the UK with no restrictions and IDLR/Full Settlement status. Please provide status on applications.

Our inclusive workplace welcomes and values all candidates from all backgrounds, we believe that diversity enhances our ability to innovate and serve our customers effectively. We are an equal opportunity employer and strive to create an environment where everyone feels respected, supported, and able to bring their authentic selves to work. If you require any reasonable adjustments to participate in the recruitment process, please let us know, and we will do our best to accommodate your needs.

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