Senior Test Equipment Design Engineer

Recruiter
Ceema Recruitment
Location
Cheltenham
Salary
£35000 - £46000/annum Benefits
Posted
11 Jun 2017
Closes
11 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Test Equipment Design Engineer opportunity with a leading Defence employer.
This is an outstanding chance to join a world leading Defence company with a global reach and world class benefits package.
Senior Test Equipment (Design and Development) Engineer
Job purpose
Our client is a global supplier of sophisticated human machine interface, data and power solutions and electronics systems to the Military System markets. The organisation continues to capitalise on its success and has a requirement to expand its Test capability. Reporting to the Analysis, Simulation & Test Domain Manager, the position would involve leading the development and delivery of dedicated test equipment and activities for existing and new projects to support products for both air & land applications.

Key responsibilities
* Plan and co-ordinate bespoke test equipment design, development and delivery in line with requirements and the business management system (BMS) processes
* Support the design, development and delivery of test equipment, including following the gated review process for the introduction of test equipment, ensuring equipment meets the design and safety requirements
* Engage with Engineers to identify and capture Test Equipment requirements
* Decomposing requirements into test specifications and procedures
* Design and produce technical specifications for Test Equipment Systems
* Configuration Management of Test Equipment, and Design Documentation
* Support the external procurement of Test Equipment
* Plan and conduct verification of Test Equipment
* Support the planning and scheduling of Test Equipment development activities
* Working in collaboration with domain engineers to support successful testing

Personal behaviours
The successful candidate would be expected to demonstrate the following behaviours and skills:
* Pro-active and self-motivated with wide-ranging problem solving experience
* Willing to think "outside the box" to achieve problem resolution
* Able to propose and justify radical solutions
* Ability, if required to take a business approach to technical issues
* Positive attitude with ability to work within multifunction teams on rapidly moving projects.
* Helpful and assistive approach to resolution of technical challenges, supportive of change
* Excellent communication skills (presentation, written and verbal)
* Excellent core IT skills (Windows, Office, Visio etc.)

Expectations, Background and Understanding
* Degree educated in an engineering or science discipline
* Capable of managing and leading a small team and providing technical guidance to other engineers
* Understanding of LabVIEW application and real time design and development and LabVIEW FPGA
* Full understanding of product development lifecycle and associated requirements
* Understands the importance of delivery performance to cost and impact to overall performance in the business
* Capable of providing clear and concise presentations to Internal and external Customers
* Experience and understanding of product development practices in the aerospace to ISO9001 & AS9100 Quality standards

Additionally the following would advantageous
* Familiarity with CE Marking legislation and compliance
* Experience of network technologies