Test Engineer

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    £15.74 - £16.74 per hour

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    Lada Madlova

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    about 2 years ago

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    6 Months

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Test Engineer

Role type: Contract
Duration: 6 months
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 upskill within a niche field working on a unique product.

The role

You will be joining the Testing Department as a Final Test Engineer. Your 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 6 months 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. Should you be suitable a CBSbutler representative will be in touch.