Prototype Technician

Cooper Lomaz Bury St Edmunds
11 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Prototype Technician

Purpose of the Position:
In this role you will be developing new components, sub-systems and product. Starting from the concept stage, the successful candidate will work in a team to develop working lab demonstrators, working prototypes and ultimately bringing the finalized design through a comprehensive validation test plan. We are seeking a candidate who will be comfortable with methodical hands-on laboratory work, as well as experience making components and assemblies using prototyping techniques (mill, lathe, 3D printer)

Key Responsibilities:
Investigate, develop and test new ideas to working prototype product stage.
Set up and performance of laboratory tests/experiments and reporting of conclusions and recommendations; this work forms the majority of the role.
Creative problem solving and troubleshooting.
Maintaining accurate, well organized logs during experiments and testing to be included in final test reports
Attaining results by working collaboratively within a multi-disciplined team.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following attributes:
Experience of working in a laboratory and designing experiments.
Analytical, evidence driven approach
Ability to apply engineering principles to get practical results.
Laboratory experience gained in a high tech industrial R&D environment is desirable.
Experience of data acquisition and the reporting of results and conclusions

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