Test Engineer

Posted on Jan 17, 2019 by CDM Recruitment

Northumberland, Northumberland United Kingdom
Engineering
Immediate Start
£36k - £36k Annual
Full-Time
CDM are working with a prestigious client in Northumberland in the recruitment of a Test Engineer. The primary function is to ensure the smooth running of all aspects of the test process, from the arrival of a test piece to final reporting, with particular emphasis on the report, equipment, hardware and software availability.

Your responsibilities will include:

* Responsible for ensuring the setup of test piece and supporting equipment/systems within the facility and on site, are to the required standards;
* Responsible for the application of the test process to a given test and project plan to meet customer expectations;
* Support technical discussions with clients regarding test methods and specifications;
* Manage and review the calibration/modifications to control and instrumentation systems, specialist processes and networks to ensure correct test preparations;
* Responsible for the creation of technical test reports to client's satisfaction, in particular collation, analysis and presentation of electronic data;
* Propose and support improvements, future development and efficiencies within the test facility and test processes;
* Support the maintenance Team to ensure the test equipment QHSE requirements and standards prior and during the test processes;
* Oversee, direct and guide staff including engineers and technicians in the support and delivery of the test process to meet project and business requirements;
* Develop testing techniques in conjunction with clients, R&D projects and other test facilities worldwide;
* Support the development and implementation of in house procedures and documentation as necessary;

Qualifications & Experience:

* Degree qualified in a relevant engineering discipline;
* Extensive experience principally in the areas of either electrical/electronics, mechanical, hydraulic/structural loadings, instrumentation/data collection and control systems;
* Highly computer literate - ability to use Microsoft packages , in particular excel, with a working knowledge of SCADA, Diadem and LABView;
* Experience to organise and deliver diagnostic work on the test equipment and to take remedial action;
* Knowledge of PUWER & LOLER regulations
* Experience and knowledge of ISO 9001 standards and requirements of ISO/IEC 17025 competence of testing and calibration laboratories;
* Ability to deal with customer expectations and aspirations on test delivery:
* Knowledge/familiarity with instrumentation and calibration of strain gauges, displacement and load transducer's beneficial.

To apply please forward your CV or contact Graeme at the Hebburn office of CDM

Reference: 614440555

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