Final Test Engineer


6 months initial contract, potential to extend

£17.02-£23.07/hr (PAYE-Umbrella rate)


Due to growth and expansion, a leading manufacturer of optical systems and industrial measurement and medical devices are seeking an experienced Test Engineer to join their expanding team.

Final Test Engineer - The Role

This is an instrument test role working on scanning electron microscopes. As the Final Test Engineer (also called Inspection Engineer) you will set up the microscopes, go through calibration procedures (this is mainly computer based with some mechanical calibration), check the various test points to ensure machines are functioning correctly and then prepare the microscopes for shipping.

Key accountabilities:

  • Undergoing training as required by the business, either on site or elsewhere and providing training to others in areas where full skill level has been reached; actively working towards obtaining and maintaining a full skill set in Test

  • Undertake assembly, sub-assembly and testing of finally configured systems and accessories consistent with the test area, to the final test procedure within flow line.

  • Trouble- shoot malfunctions and carrying out basic modifications as required

  • Undertake testing to the vacuum specification.

  • Responsible for the maintenance of test equipment under his/her care.

  • Participate in Lean activities as required.

  • Actively contribute to driving continuous improvement and identifying waste in the test processes

  • Maintain processes and procedures consistent with ISO standards.

  • Perform other duties that may be required from time to time.

  • Comply with Company procedures and controls (ISO 9001 and ISO 14001) as defined.

This is a temporary rolling contract for initially 12 months and is paying a rate of PAYE £17.02/hr (Umbrella £23.07/hr).

This role is based in Cambourne, Cambridgeshire.

Hours are Mon - Fri - 40hr working week. 7.15am - 4.15pm (can be flexible on start and finish times).

What skills and experience is required to apply for this Final Test Engineer role?

  • Previous hardware test or inspection experience

  • Need to be Basic DBS clearable

  • Personable, friendly and a team player

Relevant job titles include Test Engineer, Inspection Engineer, Test Technician or Inspection Technician.

What happens next?

If you have the above experience and would be keen to work for a forward thinking, highly reputable organisation, then "click apply" now to begin your application!