Test and Service Engineer-Instrumentation

Recruiter
Downtown Recruitment
Location
Thame
Salary
From £25,000 to £38,000 per annum 4 x Life Cover, Healthcare, Pension
Posted
30 Nov 2017
Closes
08 Dec 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client is seeking a Test and Service Engineer to work as part of a 4 person service team that are responsible for testing, factory acceptance, site acceptance and installation of specific systems.
Depending on experience this role will be focused on the in house factory acceptance testing of instruments and systems with the view to progress to onsite installation.
Whilst full training will be provided, previous experience of working with high vacuum equipment would be an advantage.
Candidates will need to be willing to travel overseas for periods of up to two weeks at a time multiple times a year, but also be prepared for a period of time for training in house to gather the experience necessary to carry out full site installations.
Role Responsibilities:
  • Performance electronic and mechanical testing of components
  • Performance testing of vacuum systems including customer witnessed inspection testing, fault finding/logging that can be fed back into the design process
  • Upkeep, maintenance, calibration and general housekeeping of test equipment
  • Maintaining and promoting a safe working environment in and around test area
  • Maintaining appropriate quality assurance documentation and traceability of testing
  • Ongoing review and updating of instrument and systems manuals in collaboration with the research and development team
  • Providing additional support to service team in response to customer queries
  • Site preparation documents and facilities advice to end users
  • Onsite system installation, support and customer training for nominated system projects globally.

Essential Skills:
  • Strong understanding of mechanical and ideally electronics engineering, ideally with an associated physics background
  • Good IT skills including the use of Microsoft Office programs
  • Capable of working with limited supervision making informed decisions based on established safe working practises and customer needs
  • Comfortable with one to one customer interaction
  • An ability to work calmly under pressure
  • History and enjoyment of travelling globally and interacting with new people
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well as part of a team and also alone
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
Salary range 25,000 to 38,000 pounds. Benefits: 4 x Life Cover, Healthcare, and Company pension contributions. 37.5hrs Mon - Thurs 0830:1730 with an early finish on Fridays. Holiday entitlement: 26 days plus bank holidays.
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