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Test Engineer


Berkshire (£) Competitive
permanent Job Ref: 6541


A globally renowned chemical organisation is currently recruiting for a Test Engineer to join its Mechanical team at the state of the art Berkshire facility. As Test Engineer you will play a vital role in designing and developing tests that will produce performance data to meet R&D objectives – whist having the ability to comply with all ISO quality systems.

This fantastic opportunity will suit a BEng qualified Mechanical Engineer coupled with hands on experience within a laboratory testing environment – preferably related the automotive market.

Test Engineer Responsibilities

  • Responsible for maintaining and/or upgrading test apparatus (rigs/cells) as required processing and validating test data and tracking test severity.
  • Design and develop tests that produce performance data to meet the objectives of internal/external customer programs.
  • Run a suite of mechanical tests and report results.
  • Develop and maintain up-to-date knowledge of the company’s technology customer needs and industry direction.
  • Maintain safe work practices and adhere to all safety regulations.
  • Comply with all ISO and quality system requirements with an emphasis on continuous improvement.
  • Maintain productive relationships with team members internal and external customers.
  • Prepare written technical reports and make oral presentations internally and externally as necessary.

Test Engineer Requirements

  • Degree level qualification in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.
  • Experience operating within a laboratory testing environment – preferably related to the automotive industry.
  • Understanding of PID Control.
  • Experience with design construction and commissioning of test cells rigs or other research tools is highly desirable.
  • Excellent project management skills with the ability to run projects with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrates effective oral and written communications skills.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work productively in cross functional team situations.

In return you will be offered a competitive salary accompanied with a generous benefits package and on-going career development.

Job Ref: 6541