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Test Technician - Manufacturing

Posted 21 February by Attract Recruitment Easy Apply Ended

A new, exciting position has arisen for a Test Technician to join an award-winning manufacturing company, specialising in manufacturing mobile working platforms for the Construction industry.

The role is to perform day to day testing activities and assist Test Engineers in the implementation of tests to validate machine performance and improve reliability for new and existing products.

Main Responsibilities:

 Use test equipment, jigs and fixtures to perform testing operations.

 Provide 'hands on’ testing services to product development teams to validate new products.

Follow test processes to validate machine design and performance considering through life use and likely failure modes; working with employees

 Carry out experiments to solve 8D problems as part of the company’s team-based problem-solving methodology.

 Periodically inspect existing products and test reliability on a proactive basis to prevent failures developing in the field.

 Implement data logging on prototype machines to determine the machines life cycle tests and ongoing reliability tests.

 Perform the required testing to a high level of accuracy and the ability to produce accurate test data.

Qualifications & experience

 HNC/HND/Apprenticed trained

 Familiar with the capabilities and practical installation of typical instrumentation i.e. K-Type thermocouples, pressure sensors and data loggers.

 Familiar with 'Microsoft’ packages and computer literate.

 Background knowledge of 'Off Highway’ machinery and Hybrid systems

 Basic understanding of Hydraulics/Electronics/Engineering drawings


 To be able to work as part of team.

 Good attention to detail.

 Ability to work with partial information and supervision

 Ability to produce efficiently a consistent high quality of work.

 Flexible approach to working hours.


£12-13 per hour plus additional bonuses after probation period.

40 hours per week 08.00-16.30

Must be flexible to work overtime weekday and Saturdays, there will be additional hours available.

Overtime paid at 1.5 rate and 2.0 after 4 hours at 1.5 rate.

25 Days holiday, eligible for healthcare scheme and pension after 3 months.

Required skills

  • Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Testing
  • Test Processes

Reference: 34528118

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