Qualification Technician

  • Location

    Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

  • Sector:

    IT, Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £0.00 - £30 per hour

  • Contact:

    Rebecca Millard

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 - 12 months

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  • Client:


Qualification Test Technician/Engineer


6-12 month contract

£30 p/h LTD

Role Summary/Purpose:

As a Qualification Engineer/Technologist you will be responsible for the set-up and execution and reporting of qualification tests. You will demonstrate independence and sound technical judgement in identifying problems and formulate solutions. You will take an innovative approach to problem-solving and share technical knowledge with others in the group, team and across the organisation.

Essential Responsibilities:

Perform qualification testing on products to include:

  • Vibration Testing
  • Temperature Testing
  • Electrical Power variations
  • Enable projects to enter qualification on time and meet schedules requirements
  • Support shift work where necessary.
  • To write Qualification Test Reports.
  • Liaise with projects to ensure the test requirements are correct and are met during the initial and de-risk activities to ensure the qualification program runs smoothly.
  • Travel off site to support testing of EMC and other miscellaneous environmental tests.
  • Provide timely communications on significant issues or developments
  • Assure proper documentation of technical data is generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures


  • Experience of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • HNC or equivalent level of knowledge and experience in a mechanical based subject appropriate to Qualification Testing.
  • Experience of Mechanical and Electrical equipment.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience of RTCA DO-160 or MIL_STD-810 or similar standard
  • Experience with Aircraft based qualification testing.
  • A positive attitude, initiative, pro-activeness and an enthusiasm and passion for engineering
  • Demonstrable success in achieving and exceeding internal customer milestones
  • Good problem solving and solution building skills
  • Good communication skills to team, peers, and management