Test Engineer (R&D)

React Recruitment
13 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Our Manufacturing client based in Ashford requires a Test Engineer (R&D).The Test Engineer will provide the Engineering Department with expertise in defining, setting up and conducting development tests. Primarily support the electronics, software and mechanical design engineers in the testing of new and existing products and assist in the successful transfer of new products into production. The role requires knowledge of both engineering and production test procedures and equipment.The Test Engineer will report directly to the Director of Engineering. Key responsibilities · Defines generic test procedures and testing policy · Develops engineering test procedures for new and existing products · Writes test and trials plans · Conducts tests on behalf of the Engineering Department · Records formal testing results · Advises and implements production test philosophy · Preparing Acceptance Test Plans General responsibilities · Operates in an ISO9001 environment · Co-ordinates engineering department test equipment · Assists in analysing and troubleshooting testing and product problems · Liaise effectively with all other company departments · Undertake other duties when reasonably requested. · Comply with site health and safety policies and wear PPE as required Suitable candidates will have: · Gained experience within a similar role in an Engineering environment · Good working knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office inc. Word and Excel · Knowledge of current test practices · The ability to analyse requirements and apply solutions · An understanding of core engineering concepts – Electrical and Mechanical · Knowledge / understanding of Design Lifecycle would be beneficial This is a full time, permanent position working 39 hours per week, 6 month probationary period, Holiday entitlement is 25 days per annum plus bank/public holidays This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66886861