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Qualification Test Technician/Engineer

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 13/08/2018
  • Job reference: J389715A

Qualification Test Technician/Engineer

Cheltenham

6-12 month contracts

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 judgment 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

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • 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
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