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Test Engineer

Location
Sussex
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
3 Jul 2024

Join our Test Department as a Test Engineer, reporting to the Test Engineering Manager. You will be responsible for testing electro-optical-mechanical components, sub-assemblies, assemblies, and systems, recording results accurately, flagging issues to the engineering team, and carrying out fault-finding to diagnose production or design issues.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct Factory Acceptance Tests using standard workshop test equipment such as power supplies, digital multi-meters, and oscilloscopes.
  • Assist in creating test procedures and FAT documents.
  • Fault-find electromechanical equipment.
  • Communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Adhere to company procedures, policies, and goals.
  • Ensure compliance with health & safety regulations and guidelines.
  • Follow procedures as specified in the Quality Manual.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation in accordance with ISO 9001 standards.
  • Assist in maintaining the office and workshop in a clean and orderly state, ensuring good project housekeeping.
  • Actively support continuous improvement activities.
  • Support field service when required.


Skills & Experience:
Essential:

  • Excellent knowledge of manual testing electrical and electro-mechanical systems.
  • Ability to write comprehensive test plans and factory acceptance tests for new product launches.
  • Proficient in reading complex technical drawings, wiring diagrams, and PCB schematics.
  • Capable of supporting production and quality activities when required.
  • ONC or equivalent in Electronics Engineering.
  • Experience with manual test and integration.
  • Computer literate and competent with Microsoft Word and Excel packages.


Desirable:

  • PCB testing and fault-finding experience.
  • Good knowledge of digital camera and video protocols.
  • Familiarity with automated test software.
  • PLC programming experience.
  • Experience with CAD packages.
  • Knowledge of communication protocols.
  • Understanding of networking and network infrastructure.


Personal Attributes:

  • Effective verbal and written communication with customers, producing reports, and participating in formal design reviews.
  • Clear and effective communication with all stakeholders, building relationships to understand diverse and complex requirements.
  • Ability to work well both in a team and autonomously when required.
  • Highly organised and methodical approach, with an eye for detail.
  • Flexible, conscientious, and diligent attitude.
  • Resilient and adaptable approach at all times.
  • Demonstrates our company values of Teamwork, Integrity, Excellence, and Courage.


Work-Life Balance:

  • 37.5-hour working week.
  • Lunchtime finishes on Fridays.
  • 28 days annual leave.
  • Christmas closure.
  • Holiday purchasing scheme.


Benefits:

  • Group pension plan - matched contributions up to 5%.
  • Income protection scheme and Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Employee Assistance Programme providing access to services including remote GP service, second opinion, mental health pathway service, and physiotherapy consultations.
  • Life assurance policy, including bereavement counselling and probate helpline.
  • Company shares incentive plan and save-as-you-earn scheme.
  • Electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme.
  • Wellbeing initiatives, including access to a wellbeing app and mental health support for all employees, plus regular activities across our sites.
  • Regular sports and social activities.
  • Gym membership discounts.
  • Reward platform (high street discounts, employee benefits, health, and wellbeing offerings).
  • Recruitment referral bonus scheme.
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities.
  • Great working environment with free onsite car parking across all locations.


Security Clearance Requirements:
Due to the nature of our business, our staff need to obtain UK Security Clearance as a mandated requirement. If successful, you will need to provide proof of identity, employment history, right to work in the UK, and proof of UK residency for at least five years.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 1378958019-2
  • Date Posted: 3 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Mane Contract Services
  • Location: Sussex
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent