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Environmental Test Engineer - Colchester, Essex

Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Location: Colchester, Essex
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Quality Assurance (QA)
This vacancy has now expired.


A market leading electronics manufacturer are seeking an Environmental Test Engineer to work on the development of , and coordinate the testing of , new and existing product designs

The main focus of this role is the preparation of products in representative test systems , planning and executing a range of tests , in-house and sometimes at external test houses , and documenting and reporting on the tests performed. Currently, the environmental tests are primarily shock & vibration , temperature and EMC compliance , but may include humidity , altitude ( high and low pressure ) and other tests

Responsibilities :

+ Preparation of representative test systems including determining a suitable chassis , back-plane , test fixtures and other connectivity to allow the products under test to operate continuously during the test cycles

+ Use of functional test software, with the ability to modify test scripts and read log file results , will be expected. (This does not include the creation or modification of software programs).

+ Some problem diagnosis and problem solving resulting from the environmental tests would be expected

+ Responsibility for ensuring that the environmental tests are performed according to the specification required

+ Maintaining accurate and correct test records and test reports to a quality level acceptable for potential / customer distribution . This shall include some product packs for ruggedised products


Candidates should be engineering graduates , be able to demonstrate practical postgraduate experience of some functional or environmental testing of computer-based equipment , and have an electronic hardware bias .

Environmental Test Engineer


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