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Test Systems Engineer - Hardware

  • Salary: Up to £360 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
  • Sector: Electronics / HW Design
  • Date posted: 19/09/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH87436

Test Systems Engineer

Cheltenham

12 Month contract

Rates of up to £45 per hour



Role Summary:


This role encompasses all engineering disciplines with exposure to various electrical and electronic systems, products and technologies.
Working within the Sustainment Engineering team, the Test Systems Support Engineer provides through-life expertise and support for those test systems used in the manufacture of aviation products and components. They are responsible for the resolution of engineering, process, and test system issues, to satisfy the needs of our customers and stakeholders.



Key Activities:

  • Rapid response to production test equipment failures
  • Technical investigation of test equipment issues
  • Provide root cause analysis and corrective action resulting from FRACAS activities (Failure Reporting Analysis and Corrective Action System)
  • Update and release of supporting documentation
  • Scoping and progressing longer term solutions
  • Closing out new and ongoing Corrective Actions
  • Scoping work for outsource suppliers
  • Drive down the cost of production through the generation and execution of process improvement and material cost reduction initiatives
  • Ensuring compliance with mandatory regulations, standards and company processes



Essential responsibilities:


The Test Systems Sustainment Engineer will be responsible for investigating and resolving engineering issues with Test Systems. Working in production and engineering environments, the engineer will be capable of diagnosing test system electrical and electronic issues as well as driving design changes and improvements. The role requires the handling of multiple tasks, and the ability to respond to changing priorities whilst still delivering against task completion commitments.



Qualifications / Requirements:

  • City of Guilds/ONC/HNC/OND/HND or similar level qualification
  • Technical knowledge of Test Systems hardware and software
  • Experience or knowledge of electrical and electronics hardware, software design, and factory support activities
  • Experience of working in a similar role and environment, not limited to aerospace



Desired characteristics:

  • Previous experience of Test Equipment
  • Self-Motivator, can work alone or as part of a team
  • Skilled in problem solving
  • Planning and task management skills
  • Good communication skills

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