|Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire||Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum + + Benefits|
|Sector: Engineering, Defence||Specialism:|
|Type: Permanent||Contact: Jack Pleon|
My Client is looking for an Enviromental Test Engineer to join them at their Ampthill site. As the company looks to grow its UK business over the next five years, it sees new opportunities to partner with the UK government to meet the country's global defence and security needs.
Week 1 Mon - Thur 8.30am - 5.30pm. Fri 8.30am - 4.00pm
Week 2 Mon - Thur 8.30am - 5.30pm. Fri Day off
Lunch break 30 mins each day
My client has become known as a leading UK defence engineering company, delivering on a broad range of contracts for the MoD, prime contractors across the wider UK market and international defence ministries.
Specific Job Description
An experienced Environmental Test Engineer is required to carry out testing activities in the Ampthill's Structural & Environmental Laboratory. The work will cover the preparation for and undertaking of a diverse range of tests including hot, cold, vibration, shock and proof testing of various items. This is the ideal opportunity for a Test Engineer to step up and take on an opportunity to grow the facility within the new area and to grow leadership skills without stepping away from the day to day hands on testing.
- Knowledge of instrumentation, the collection and analysis of data and the ability to prepare trials reports is essential.
- Experience using electro magnetic vibration systems and climatic chambers is essential.
- Experience of designing test rigs and the associated manufacture and mechanical fitting would be useful.
- Knowledge of electrical circuitry and fault-finding techniques would be useful.
- Knowledge of structural testing would be useful.
There are 2 Options for suitable candidates for this role - 1 - Senior Test Engineer to step up to Lead (level 3 or 4) or 2 - Experienced Test Technician (level 2) with an internal candidate taking a lead role. Very open on level. 80% hands on. Use of Climatic chambers, Vibration and shock analysis.
THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL BE REQUIRED TO HOLD SECURITY CLEARANCE (SC)
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