Senior Test Support Engineer

ProTech Recruitment Ltd
11 Jan 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

This is Senior Test Support Engineer role is provide technical engineering support for the Test department. The successful Test Support Engineer will be responsible for delivering engineering solutions and services to support the development and production of internal combustion engines and associated components.

The role covers a broad range of engineering disciplines to continuously provide and advance test capacity and capability.

Senior Test Support Engineer Requirements:

Previous experience in the specification, design, use and traceable calibration of high end data acquisition, control and instrumentation systems e.g. AVL Puma, Horiba Stars is essential to cover:

  • Matlab, Simulink, Visual Basic, PERL, UNIX, PLC - AB SLC500, CP CADET etc
  • Programming skills, Visual Basic, Labwindows or PERL preferred
  • High speed drive lines and powertrains including specification of motors and VSDs to 1MW
  • Emissions equipment
  • Closed loop PID control, CAS, coolant, hydraulic, pneumatic systems etc
  • Selection, installation, calibration and operation of pressure, temperature, torque, flow, humidity transducers
  • Good understanding of internal combustion engines and engine test methodology
  • Previous experience in the design of mechanical systems
  • Previous experience working in a test environment in an engineering support role
  • Apply a structured logical approach to all work; working in a clean organised manner at all times
  • Confident clear communication, both verbal and written

Senior Test Support Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance, calibration and continuous upgrade of existing facility and equipment, including stock control of maintenance inventory
  • Prioritise and manage workload for the test engineering team
  • Assessing and securing sub-contractor services when appropriate
  • Work with internal and external customers to develop their requirements into appropriate specifications or test methodologies
  • Establishing best practices ensuring deployment of robust documented solutions
  • Develop and improve departmental resources and procedures
  • Consideration of health and safety, environmental and energy impact of all activities

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