Senior Test Technician

Recruiter
Westray Recruitment Consultants Ltd
Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Posted
21 Feb 2019
Closes
28 Feb 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
WHAT COMPANY YOU WILL BE WORKING FOR
Would you like to work for a company who are experts in the manufacture of traffic and rail technologies?
How about a business who have won numerous multi-million pound contracts this year?
Yes? Perfect! We have an amazing opportunity for you to join one of our trusted clients who have been established for over 60 years and have consistently grew their team and have been at the forefront of technological innovation. We are searching for a Senior Test Technician to join an expert test engineering team on a permanent basis. You must have experience of building test systems and have a passion for technology. Check the responsibilities involved and the requirements for the Test Technician role below and call us or apply to register your interest.
WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING IN YOUR ROLE?
* As Senior Test Technician, you will work within a highly skilled test engineering team to build test rigs and associated test equipment
* Carry out testing of electronic systems and components
* Act as Senior Test Technician and guide other team members.
* Test equipment identification, planning and control
* Ensure that engineering processes are in place and meet the business needs of the company
* Continually look for improvements in test processes and practices
* Control engineering issues through live tracking system
* Support testing activities at customer site where necessary
* Complete all relative testing activities assigned by the team
* Strive to increase technical knowledge
* Abide by all health and safety regulations
* Ensure the engineering test area is correctly equipped, clean, safe and organised
WHAT EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION?
* An ONC or HNC in Electronics or similar qualifications
* Previous experience in a technical test position or similar role
* Technical background with an electrical and/or electronics appreciation
* Experience of using test equipment such as fluke meters, oscilloscopes and multimeters etc.
* If you possess supervisory skills then a more senior position could be on offer
* Methodical approach to tasks
* Excellent oral, interpersonal and written communication skills
* Strong time management and self-motivation
* Attention to detail and the ability to apply a logical approach to engineering delivery
WHAT ARE THE FINER DETAILS OF YOUR ROLE?
For this role, you will work day shift working the core hours between 9am-4pm. This is a permanent position which offers excellent training and career progression opportunities.
WHAT SALARY PACKAGE YOU WILL BE RECEIVING
You will receive a salary package of £21,000-£22,500 depending upon experience. You will also receive company benefits such as 25 days holiday + bank holidays, a competitive pension scheme and negotiable health scheme.
FANCY A CHAT?
Please get in touch with Katherine Rivett to find out more details about the Test Technician role, please contact her on (phone number removed) or email (Email Removed)

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