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Test Engineer - Electronic / Environmental (Hybrid)

Vector Recruitment Ltd
Abingdon, South East, OX44 9PG
Closing date
Jun 19, 2023

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Environmental Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
A fantastic opportunity for an electro-mechanical Test Engineer / Senior Test Engineer to join an award-winning global technology company developing innovative systems for the international space, research and science industries. As the Senior Test Engineer you will lead a small multi-disciplinary team of Test Technicians working on technology that is being used across the world and beyond. You will be using your technical competency in the environmental testing of electronic Space hardware using both internal and external test facilities. Tests will include electrical checkouts and performance, magnetic moment, vibration, thermal vacuum testing, continuity, bonding and isolation testing.

Test Engineer duties will include, but are not limited to:
  • Leading/managing a small team of Test Technicians as well as conducting hands-on testing
  • Writing and recording test procedures for multiple projects that are varied in application.
  • Providing engineering support to related disciplines such as Product Design, Quality Assurance and Manufacturing teams.
  • Supporting the maintenance of internal test facilities and equipment
  • Designing, building and testing support equipment

Experience and skills required for Senior Test Engineer
  • Degree/HNC or apprenticeship level qualification in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or relevant discipline
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in testing operations for electronic / electrical / electromechanical equipment, ideally including rechargeable battery and power systems
  • Good knowledge or experience with variety of test equipment such as Maccor test rigs, vibration tables, thermal vacuum chambers.
  • High attention to detail is essential
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of the business and occasionally with customers
  • Strong team working ethic and team leadership skills

Working model: hybrid, 2-3 days per week of WFH

Location: South Oxfordshire ( commutable from Oxford, Abingdon, Reading, Newbury, Maidenhead, High Wycombe etc.)

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