Mechanical Test / Lab Technician

Cardiff, South Glamorgan
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Mechanical Test / Lab Technician
£22,000 - £25,000

A world leading manufacturer in the Cardiff area require an experience Mechanical Test Engineer to join the team. You will carry out mechanical evaluation of products and their associated components, assemblies and systems. Provide assistance/support to design and development engineers throughout the process of designing, testing and developing products.


- Evaluate products, components and systems, from concept to production, to relevant standards, using appropriate and recognised tools and methods
- Carry out on the spot assessments of any problems and failures encountered during testing, applying a proactive approach in finding countermeasures to any problem or issue resulting in the failure of a test or development
- Critique and evaluate designs and proposals, participate in peer reviews and meetings with engineers and other departments
- Arrange, prepare and maintain control documentation; including test reports, evaluation plans and engineering changes. Identify and propose improvements to documentation, workflows and processes
- Liaise with other teams, departments, customers and suppliers (internal and external); providing technical support and communication of activities, requirements and issues
- Adhere to applicable regulations, company policies and quality systems
- Maintain tools, equipment and the laboratory environment

Skills / Experience:

- Educated to at least HNC level in an engineering related discipline
- Experience working within a design laboratory
- Ability to demonstrate a good understanding of engineering valuation, design and development processes
- Knowledge / experience with 3D CAD
- Ability to evaluate products / components, analyse and write reports

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