Test Operation Support Engineer

****Contract Inside IR35****

Working as a member of the Assembly Integration and Test team with Mechanical and Electrical specialists whose objective is to produce world leading satellite payloads.
You will be responsible for Supervision of test execution activities within the payload AIT facility. Responsible for first line support across all test phases and all projects, providing test engineering and process support to shop floor operations.
As a Test Ops Support Engineer you will drive continuous improvements and the reduction on non-quality in the area of electrical and RF test operations.

Essential Skills:

  • Electrical and/ or RF Engineering skills
  • Experience in Electrical Test environment
  • Aerospace, Communications, Automated Test Equipment development
  • Strong Electrical/RF test measurement experience
  • Utilisation of automated test systems; including ATE Test Hardware & Software development
  • COTS digital test equipment experience
  • Communication - Clear and confident communication with team
  • Confidence - Comfortable to deal with challenging situations and challenging of discipline
  • Flexibility to adapt to different working patterns, including ability to work off-site (UK and abroad). Work hours will include various shift patterns as per project needs, including but not limited to: normal days, 2 or 3 shift systems, 4on / 4off and weekend working. All shifts offer shift uplift

Desirable Skills:

  • Problem solving aptitudes
  • Presentation skills - Clear and concise presentation of the project status to peers, managers, and internal customers
  • Organised - Good time management to ensure the team is always working and tasks are ready for the next operator
  • Delivering feedback - positive and constructive to local team
  • Mentoring / Coaching - Development of team members
  • Understand technical documents, drawings, procedures, etc.
  • Experience of procedure / process control
  • Work place health and safety awareness
  • Cleanroom experience
  • Management and/ or Team leading experience, with leadership abilities
  • Conflict management - dealing with local team issues
  • Electrical Test System Design / validation / experience
  • Previous experience of telecoms payload test