Validation & Verification Engineer

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

We are recruiting for a Validation & Verification (V&V) Engineer to join our Customer Engineering team in Royston. 

The Validation & Verification Engineer will develop appropriate verification methodologies and drive delivery of evidence-based demonstration of compliance with regulatory standards and customer requirements. 

This activity is vital part of the development lifecycle of specialist X-ray inspection equipment. These projects, which develop equipment for the food and pharma industries typically last between 2 and 6 months, ranging in complexity from simple modifications to significant customisations to meet specific and exacting customer requirements. 

The Validation & Verification Engineer will also play an integral part in facilitating the Factory Acceptance Test as part of the final delivery process.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Provide V&V support to the project management and design functions. Create Qualification Programme Planning to ensure that all aspects of a machine’s design are demonstrated and suitable for their application.
  • Participates in the testing, analysis, and reporting of system and component level verification conducted during product development, along with completing associated machine risk assessment during design
  • Contributes to writing documentation for Design Verification and Validation (V&V) processes and tools
  • Develops and executes tests to exercise the product, verify requirements, and reveal potential defects
  • Participates with the project team in continuous improvement of development processes for hardware and electrical systems, and ensuring the team keeps current with all compliance requirements
  • Develop the verification methodology to ensure there are no issues with a product prior to manufacture.
  • Define and manage strategies to evaluate performance of developmental parts, assemblies, or systems under simulated operating conditions. 
  • Provide technical assistance and resolution when engineering problems are encountered before, during, and after construction culminating in successful Factory Acceptance Tests.
  • Review existing engineering criteria to identify necessary revisions, deletions, or amendments to outdated material.
  • Collaborate with other personnel to identify, define, or solve developmental problems.
  • Conduct inspections for quality control and assurance programs, reporting findings and recommendations.
  • Plan method or sequence of operations for developing or testing.
  • Analyse and interpret test information to resolve design-related problems

What You Need to Succeed

  • Degree qualified (or equivalent) in a relevant engineering discipline (e.g. Automotive, Aerospace, rail, Oil & Gas).
  • Working experience of in an Equipment Service Environment not essential but would be an advantage
  • Demonstrated understanding of the design and integration of complex electro-mechanical products 
  • Demonstrated ability to define and execute product validation strategies (e.g. EMC, environmental, durability, software validation etc)
  • Able to interpret customer specifications and engineering drawings
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Familiarity with rules, regulations and standards associated with machinery design and food production would be an advantage, but not essential
  • Competent in use of Excel, Word, Visio & Powerpoint and Smart Sheets 

Our Offer to You

  • Competitive Salary
  • Employee bonus scheme
  • Life assurance
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays

About Mettler Toledo

METTLER TOLEDO is a leading global supplier of precision instruments and services. We are recognized as an innovation leader and our solutions are critical in key R&D, quality control, and manufacturing processes for customers in a wide range of industries including life sciences, food, and chemicals. We operate throughout the world with a culture shaped by innovation and international flair.

Equal Opportunity Employment

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For those who prioritize precision, Mettler Toledo is precisely where you belong.




East of England

Royston (Cambridge)




Mettler-Toledo Safeline X-Ray Limited

Greenfield, Royston Business Park Royston SG8 5HN United Kingdom

+44 1763 257 900