Test Engineer

Anthony James Recruitment
11 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Test Engineer
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire £25,000 to £34,000

This is a well-established leader in the supply and manufacturer with a global reach spanning across 40 countries.

Due to vast growth and business development there is an opportunity in the business currently for a Test Engineer to join their Development & Test department.

Job Profile

As the successful Test Engineer you will experience working with in a warm, friendly and well organised and structured environment with an opportunity for continued personal growth and development.

You will be reporting to the Development Test & Validation Manager and the Test Technician and Test department.

• Design and commission test equipment, jigs and fixtures
• Provide ‘hands on’ testing services for product development teams to validate new products
• Be point of contact for new product development teams and take responsibility of testing activates for an individual new product
• Design test processes to validate machine design and performance considering through life use and likely failure modes; work with the company employees, customers, and end users to derive this information
• Plan and oversee the periodic inspection of existing products and test reliability on a proactive basis to prevent failures developing in the field
• Design and conduct experiments to solve 8D problems as part of the company’s team-based problem solving methodology
• Implement and specify data logging solutions on prototype machines to determine the machines life cycle tests and ongoing reliability tests
• Perform the required testing to a high level of accuracy and the ability to produce test reports
• Plan and coordinate offsite testing operations such as EMC, Off-Road testing and Environmental tests
• Record all findings and results in an accurate traceable way to ensure future value of the results

Qualifications and Experience:
• Relevant Engineering Degree
• HNC/HND/Apprenticed trained if combined with sufficient levels of experience
• Familiar with the capabilities and practical installation of typical instrumentation i.e. K-Type Thermocouples, Pressure Sensors and Data Loggers
• Familiar with ‘Microsoft’ packages and computer literate
• Background knowledge of ‘Off Highway’ machinery and Hybrid systems
• Basic understanding of Hydraulics/Electronics/Engineering drawings

• 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday

• 25 days holiday (increases with service), plus bank holidays
• Health cover scheme
• 4% contributory pension
• Death in service / life insurance

Key Skills:
Test, Testing, Test Engineer, Engineering, Test Equipment, Inspection, Validation, Validate, 8D, Problem Solve, Problem Solving

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