Testing Technician

CAF Rail
Newport, UK
18 Sep 2019
25 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
CAF is a world class leader in the international market for the design, manufacture, maintenance and supply of equipment and components for railway systems.

We are the most complete manufacturer of rail vehicles in the UK market, and have been recognised for our hard work and professional service, having won the internationally acclaimed "Manufacturer of the Year" award at the prestigious Global Light Rail Awards in 2017 for projects we have been involved in within the UK and overseas.

Job Summary: -

The Testing Technician is responsible to perform a variety tests on systems, sub-assemblies, and parts to ensure unit functions according to specifications or to determine cause of unit failure, in order to ensure that production objectives are met, whilst sustaining quality in a safe working environment.

Key Responsibilities:

Tests and measurements:

Prepare the workstation with the tools and test equipment to perform the required tests

During tests, check that the operation of equipment corresponds with the definition reflected in the procedures

Keep and protect dismantled equipment for testing purposes and ensure proper assembly

Store and clean the workstation at the end of the activity

Correction of defects:

Search for the origin of the defects found during the tests

Resolve problems and/or report to the team leader any defects and/or incidents verify that the solution implemented validates the test


Write a report at the end of each test to allow delivery

If necessary, write a report with the failures and anomalies detected

Be fully familiar and conversant with department and company policies, procedures and processes, ensuring all work and actions undertaken are in full compliance at all times

Support other departments and carry out other duties as and when business requirements dictate as may be reasonably expected by line manager.


NVQ Level 3 / Modern Apprenticeship in electrical or mechanical discipline.

IOSH qualification or equivalent health and safety qualification.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

Significant specialist experience in testing rolling stock or a comparable industrial environment.

Ablility to adjust electrical and/or pneumatic parts to include doors, trapdoors, folding racks and beds

Experience of 'lean manufacturing' tools and techniques.

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/87988930

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