Test Engineer

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    Cambridgeshire, England

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  • Salary:

    £15 - £21 per hour

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    Bethan Conroy

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    24 months

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Test Engineer

Role type: Contract

Duration: 24 month

Skills required: Electronic / Electro-mechanical test experience

Location: Cambridgeshire

Rate: £15.74/hr PAYE or £20.69/hr Umbrella (LTD Company not accepted as this role is Inside IR35).


A leading manufacturer of high tech microscopes is now seeking a Final Test Engineer to join their busy test department in the set up, calibration and testing of Scanning Electron Microscopes.

The Company

A leading manufacturer and global distributor of electro mechanical Scanning Electron Microscopes used within the highly regulated life sciences, manufacturing, research, teaching and clinical fields.

A company who pride themselves on the production of cutting edge technology to an exceptionally high standard and level of quality.

A well-established, stable organisation offering the security of a long term contract and an opportunity to gain experience and up skill within a niche field working on a unique product.

The role

You will be joining the Testing Department as a Final Test Engineer. You role will be to take the

Scanning Electron Microscopes from assembly and test them to ensure they are ready for product dispatch.

In summary this means;

  • Setting up the Scanning Electron Microscope systems (electromechanical)

  • Follow the established calibration procedures (mainly computer based, some mechanical)

  • Check the various test points to ensure the machines are functioning properly

  • Ensure that agreed deadlines and manufacturing targets are met.

Working hours are Mon - Fri, 7.15am - 4.15p based full time at the manufacturing site in Cambridgeshire.

This is a 24 month contract offering a max rate of £15.74/hr PAYE or £20.69/hr Umbrella (LTD Company not accepted as this role is Inside IR35).

What experience is required?


  • Experience as a test engineer working on electro/mechanical or electronic devices (applicants with mechanical test experience alone will not be accepted).

  • Need to be Basic DBS clearable

  • Must be able to work well as part of a team.


  • Engineering qualification in any discipline OR related A-Levels (Physics, Science, Maths)

  • Experience or an understanding of working in a clean room environment

What happens next?

If you are interested, please click APPLY NOW for your CV to be sent. Should you be suitable a CBSbutler representative will be in touch.