Test Equipment Engineer

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    Edinburgh, Scotland

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  • Salary:

    £31500 - £40000 per annum + Excellent

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    Harry Garvin

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    over 2 years ago

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Test Equipment Engineer

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: £31,500 - £40,000

A global aerospace and defence organisation specialising in cutting edge sensor products across a wide range of airbourne platforms is looking for a Test Equipment Engineer to join a highly experienced team of engineers.

Key responsibilities - Test Equipment Engineer

Experience of mixed technologies test equipment is required while knowledge of test equipment design processes and engineering tools is desirable. The ability to identify, categorise and effectively plan corrective actions is essential. Identification and elimination of pattern faults to increase equipment uptime while driving down repair costs. Review and input into working procedures and manuals for maintenance and repair, providing quality and consistency.

  • Delivering the core task of calibration, fault diagnosis and repair, maintenance and safety testing to agreed timescales and budget.

  • Adherence to standard company procedures.

  • Utilising asset management software to plan, schedule and manage weekly/daily workloads.

  • Develop a working partnership with Manufacturing Supervisors and Operators.

  • Develop a good working relationship with Test Equipment Design Authorities and Design Team Engineers resulting in efficient and effective handover of new Test Equipment.

  • Engage and work in partnership with key service providers to promote best working practices.

Skills, Qualifications and Knowledge required - Test Equipment Engineer

  • You will be educated to either HNC/HND or Degree level in an Engineering discipline.

  • Ideally have working experience in a Manufacturing Hall or Lab Environment, engaged in maintenance of general purpose and special-to-type test equipment.

  • You will be a team player, customer focused and able to develop strong, trusting relationships.

  • Technical and problem solving skills are required.

  • Experience of debugging and fault finding, complex electronic systems is required.

  • An understanding and experience of the full product design lifecycle would be advantageous but not essential.

  • Experience and knowledge in some of the following would be advantageous; Radar Systems, Lasers, Electro-Optics, Complex Electronic Systems, Special to Type Test Equipment.

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