Test Engineering Manager

Job type:Perm
County:West Sussex
Salary/Rate:£55000 - £60000 per annum + + excellent bens
Business Sector:Engineering
Job ref:BBBH151534
Post Date:July 04, 2024

Test Engineering Manager

  • Horsham, West Sussex
  • Hybrid available + half day on Friday
  • £55,000 - £60,000 + excellent bens

We are a surveillance and fire control specialist providing bespoke solutions for Land and Maritime domains. By working with us, you have access to advanced technology solutions - We have three decades of experience in designing, developing and manufacturing solutions from the ground up.

Joining the Operations team and reporting to the Operations Manager, the Test Engineering Manager will be responsible for the creation of factory acceptance, first article inspections, test procedures and processes and drive the design, development and procurement of test equipment, and test fixtures.

Key Responsibilities - Test Engineering Manager

  • Plan and coordinate high quality engineer process testing.
  • Provide test engineering support for test activities to ensure maximum efficiency and productivity of resources.
  • Participate in the formulation of customer verification matrices.
  • Evaluate current test activities and make recommendations for improvements.
  • Develop test plans and documentation derived from verification matrices to demonstrate compliance to customer specification.
  • Provide training and guidance to team members to accomplish production goals.
  • Stay current with testing specifications, engineering technology and processes.
  • Develop best practices to improve testing capacity, quality and reliability.
  • Investigate problems, analyse root causes and service resolutions.
  • Aid in budget preparation and monitor expenses.

Skills & Experience - Test Engineering Manager


  • Experience of producing test procedures for electromechanical systems.
  • An ability to interpret technical requirements and recommend an appropriate test strategy.
  • A proven ability to design and fault-find electromechanical equipment.
  • An ability to read complex technical drawings both wiring/PCB schematics and Mechanical Drawings.
  • Familiarity with using essential fault finding and debugging equipment (multimeters, oscilloscopes).
  • A bias towards electrical/electronic and software disciplines but with a sound understanding of mechanical principles.


  • Degree in Mechatronics.
  • Experience in the use of SolidWorks or other CAD packages.