Prototype and Testing Engineer (Rail)

Advantage Resourcing
25000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual
14 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

*To carry out prototyping and testing work on Rail projects, reporting to the Mechanical Engineering Manager
*Management of manufacturing of prototypes for design evaluation and testing purposes
*Design, build and operation of testing equipment

*Ensure Test programs are relevant to the performance specification of the product
*Ensure design, build, operation and reporting of tests is within timescale and financial budgets
*Responsible for the safe operation of any test equipment
*Ensure that test results are properly recorded
*Produce and issue test reports

*Design, build and operation of testing equipment
*Conversion of design specifications into test programs
*Prototype manufacture, in-house and via subcontractors
*Completing assigned tasks within agreed time and budget constraints.
*Have the technical ability and credibility to meet with technical representatives from customers and suppliers
*Develop good relationships and influence with key clients (internal and external).
*Reports will be produced as and when needed as part of the duties of the post
*Ensure that safety, health, environmental and quality (SHEQ) management systems for individual projects are adhered to, liaising as necessary with the SHEQ resource
*General engineering tasks as required

Knowledge and Skills
*Must have experience of working on rail projects
*Experience of building test equipment (or other relevant experience)
*Strain gauging and other measurement techniques (or ability to learn)
*Engineering Degree, or suitable level of experience in a relevant position
*Basic electronic skills (power supplies, wiring of transducers) (or ability to learn)
*Problem solving
*Report writing
*Computer literate

*Experience of writing test specifications
*Experience of managing subcontractors
*Clean driving licence

To apply for this role please send through your CV for consideration and we will be in touch should your experience match our criteria. Unfortunately due to high volume we will only be able to contact those who have been shortlisted

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