Systems Test Engineer - Shift Patterns - £24k - £30k Shift All

Oxford Instruments Plc
04 Apr 2018
13 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
To ensure Ultra Low Temperature Systems are fully tested to specification as efficiently as possible

You will be able to understand the processes a manufacturing business uses to test its high capital equipment and be capable of proposing improvements within these processes

£24k - £30k + 30% Shift Allowance.

Shifts 8am - 7pm 4 days on, 4 days off.

Key Responsibilities

·Systemising and testing complex Cryogenic + Magnet Systems

·Managing data trends on product performance and test times

·Fault finding and diagnostic investigations

·Working with other Manufacturing & Cryogenic / Magnet engineers to improve the efficiency of the test processes

·Maintenance and servicing of test equipment

·Testing new technology ideas off line from production

·Enhance the product build cycle

·Identify and implement cost reduction opportunities

·Review product performance against specification

Indicative Performance Measures

·Successfully manages personal workload meeting all milestones

·Maintains a flexible attitude to changing priorities and requirements

·Establishes and maintains effective relationships with colleagues

·Recognises the importance of customer focus and successfully identifies internal and external customers

·Maintains up to date work processes and successfully proposes changes when necessary

·Supports and maintains Continuous Improvement & Quality

·Supports and maintains Health and Safety adherence

Person Specification – Essential requirements unless stated

Education / Qualifications:

·Educated to PHD level in a relevant engineering discipline, i.e Ultra Low Cryogenic technology

·You will have held a similar role in a similar environment testing complex instrumentation systems or have experience of using similar products

Professional Skills/ Abilities:

·Able to record and present technical data on trends of system performances, labour and lead times

·Able to diagnose complex system failures and propose effective solutions

·Able to understand how the quality control system works and produce process control documents

·Compliance with all Health and Safety policies and procedures and will actively seek to improve standards in the working areas

·Understanding of how the supply chain works and resolve quality and material flow issues associated with the Test Cell

·Able to use MRP tools as part of the Test Cell work

·Understanding of how ECR and QDR systems work

·Able to process engineering changes and resolve quality defects

·PC literate (Windows Operating System using Microsoft Office)

Personal Qualities:

·Able to plan effectively

·Effective communicator

·Customer focussed

·Able to analyse effectively and make decisions

·Creative and Proactive


·Able to work in a team

·Desire to develop self

Closing date for applications 24th April 2018.

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