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TEST Development Technician

Posted 20 February by REED Engineering Featured Ended

TEST Development Technician Coventry - West Midlands

Good base salary based on experience + excellent benefits

As a world leading engineering company with a proven track record in providing advanced, safety critical, engineered solutions to a wide range of industrial sectors, my client has a history that sees more than a million of their units beings used across the globe.

Due to a period of significant growth they are now looking to build their established team with a Test Development Technician to work out of their impressive West Midlands operation.

As a TEST Development Technician you will:

  • Perform product tests; analyse & report results.
  • Assist in product & process trouble shooting as required.
  • Document test procedures clearly and concisely.
  • Prepare and issue concise and accurate test reports.
  • Ensure accurate record test information and maintain test documentation.
  • Monitor test rig condition for safety and performance.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on instrumentation and control systems.
  • Calibrate test instruments as required.
  • Conduct a wide range of product tests including static, quasi-static dynamic, durability & environmental tests.
  • Partake in design reviews when required.
  • Identify & advise Engineers on product manufacturing and performance issues.
  • Relationships
  • Work closely with other Engineering and Development personnel and others in the business.


In order to be considered for this TEST Development Technician role it is expected that you will:

  • Have developed your career from completing a formal apprenticeship (be "time served") or carry relevant qualifications within Engineering
  • Be familiar with mechanical test equipment (load cells, accelerometers, LVDTs etc.), as well as electronic data logging systems and software
  • Understand the use of and be able to calibrate measurement equipment
  • Have familiarity with hydraulics and hydraulic mechanisms and test equipment
  • Be able to assemble and take apart relatively complex mechanical components
  • Be able to read and understand engineering drawings
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance on equipment.

It would also be a distinct advantage if you:

  • Have experience of signal conditioning units
  • Have knowledge of product development processes and R&D environments


In addition to working with one of the world leaders in what they do, you will be rewarded with;

  • A good basic salary based on your skills and experience
  • Pension
  • 33 days holiday per year (25+8)
  • Pension
  • Flexi-working (post probationary period)
  • Superb training and career development opportunities

Required skills

  • Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Test Development
  • Test Equipment
  • Test Procedures

Reference: 34518886

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