R&D Test Technician

Polytec Personnel Ltd
13 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
We have a new opportunity for an R&D Test Technician to join a successful company based in Cambridge. The contract will be for 6 month and offers a generous hourly rate. You'll carry out tests on company products in accordance with engineering requirements and gather data for product validation and design studies. You'll also contribute to development of test equipment, processes and automated data gathering. The role offers a wide variety of challenges and the chance to make a significant contribution to the design and performance of the product. What You'll Be Doing: Develop a solid understanding of the fundamental operating principles of company products You'll help to improve test methods, performance and quality of data. Understand how the tests support the design process. Help develop further insight into product performance Provide improvement ideas on test methods and participate in improving the design through your acquired knowledge. You'll set up and operate test equipment, following documented procedures Make sure results are delivered on time, early detection of issues, root cause analysis of issues, and recognition of impacts of issues on product performance Ensure equipment is fit for purpose before and after test. Record and report issues. Diagnose and provide solutions. You'll diagnose and repair certain faults within your area Undertake risk assessments, comply with relevant SOPs and procedures What We're Looking For: You'll have an HNC / HND / degree in a relevant discipline Formal training or Apprenticeship served A good command of English A basic understanding of electronics and software and interactions Experience of product verification and validation would be a plus Experience in digital print would be a bonus You'll be experienced using Microsoft Office/Excel Diligent with a beady eye for detail Ability to follow defined processes Methodical and disciplined approach Commitment to generate data to the highest quality standard You enjoy knowing why and how things work Ability to present data in formats e.g. graphs and tables using Excel, Minitab or JMP Ability to present data in report format using Word and PowerPoint formats Resourceful and proactive in solving problems Good technical background and willing to learn Desire to improve all aspects of working environment Ability to handle open-ended tasks Good team worker Strong communication and interpersonal skills This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66882469

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