Test Technician (Controls/ R&D)

Recruiter
Perpetual Engineering
Location
Chester
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Product Test Technician - (Electrical/Controls/PLCs)

Chester

£32,000 - £38,000

This is an outstanding opportunity for a career driven person with sound electrical engineering knowledge to work in a highly technical test environment overseeing R&D test projects. This is one of a handful of excellent opportunities within the business and is a diverse and challenging role comprising of projects where you would be accelerating product and technology innovation.

The right person for this role will have excellent technical knowledge, but also have excellent communication skills and have a desire to work with the latest technology in an innovating environment. You will be working in a fast paced test environment, overseeing and getting involved in testing of various products for the automotive industry, reporting writing and liaising with customers and suppliers.

Key Responsibilities

* Design and build Control systems for test rigs.
* Write code for PLCs (CoDeSys and ladder logic), smart relays and HMIs in various formats for use in R&D and production pass off test.
* Build and commission test rigs mainly electrical but will involve some mechanical fitting.
* Any Robot programming or EPLAN experience would be an advantage, but not essential. (training will be given)
* Develop test equipment, visualisation and measurement techniques to help set-up or characterise company equipment.

The Person

* Extensive experience working with PLCs, logic and programming required
* Basic engineering qualification HNC or good equivalent experience.
* Understanding of the principals of measurement and testing.
* Experience with data acquisition and data logging (PC based and dedicated hardware).
* Candidates must have good communication skills and be able to produce technical reports to a high standard.

If you are looking for a career with an expanding global business then this definitely is an opportunity not to be missed so if this describes you then apply now for an immediate interview.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity in more detail please don't hesitate to call Skai Townsend on (Apply online only)

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