Test Engineer

Recruiter
Melbreck Technical Recruitment
Location
Shenley Church End, Milton Keynes
Salary
£30 - £40/hour
Posted
22 Jul 2017
Closes
21 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Test Engineer
Milton Keynes – MK8 0HB
Contract – 6 months contract

Job Purpose:
To be part of a small team designing and testing an electro-pneumatic valve for the automotive industry. The role mainly involves interpreting the test requirements, designing and specifying test equipment, assembling & testing prototypes and writing reports. Tests will include temperature extremes & shocks, life, vibration, fluid compatibility, EMC, ESD, control system response, salt spray, etc. Some of the testing will be carried out on site, some at test labs.
Main Duties:
• Write detail test protocols.
• Visits to customer, test houses and other sites as required.
• Liaising with customers to ensure that their requirements are fully understood
• Participate in DFMEAs and design reviews.
• Specify and design test equipment as required.
• Ensure that test equipment is sufficiently reliable
• Write purchase requisitions for test equipment
• Build and validate test equipment
• Build and verify prototypes
• Write details test reports
• Assist production engineer with designing production tests
• Assist design engineer as required.
• Read and apply all relevant customer, industry and statutory standards and regulators.
• Plan own workload and budget
• Write purchase requisitions

Jobholder Requirements:
Essential
• Experience of testing for the automotive industry.
• Ability to interpret test results in a succinct, meaningful way.
• Experience of using 3D CAD such as Solidworks, Inventor, etc..
• Experience of using computer based data recording of test outputs
• Ability to travel around the UK and to other European countries.

Desirable
• Experience of testing electro-mechanical devices.
• Experience of working to TS16949 and ISO14001
• Demonstrate experience of controlling quality critical documentation