Environmental Test Engineer

Location: Chelmsford, Essex Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + + Bens
Sector: Engineering Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Ben Abbott

Environmental Test Engineer
Space Imaging
Salary - £30,000 - £40,000

I have a great Opportunity for an Environmental Test Engineer to join a very successful and growing Electronics Technology company based in Essex. My client can offer you unlimited career progression across the UK and internationally. My client is working on some very exciting projects that you will never get to work on anywhere else. If you want to make a difference and work on something unique then this is the role for you!

In this role you will provide a service to the wider business by performing a range of mechanical environmental tests, including vibration, mechanical shock, structural analysis, packaging assessment and climatic tests including thermal, humidity, salt spray and solderability. These tests form part of design proving, qualification approval or may be part of the routine testing of the company products.

Some of the main duties of the Environmental Test Engineer will include:

  • Design & support of the manufacture of interface jigs for mechanical and thermal Testing;
  • Create test plans to support the development of products;
  • Plan for and ensure that equipment is in current calibration & conforms to all relevant safety standards;
  • Oversee & be responsible for environmental engineering ensuring the correct execution to relevant standards & within defined specifications for Vibration testing, Mechanical shock testing, Temperature testing, Humidity testing, Altitude testing, Package testing, Corrosion testing;
  • Take overall responsibility and accountability for maintaining the laboratory environment and equipment in a clean and tidy condition with due regard to health, safety and environmental requirements;
  • Identify and resolve/escalate any conditions of laboratory or equipment that may give cause for concern with respect to H, S & E, including undertaking the department H&S audits;
  • Assist in ensuring timely return of test items and supporting equipment to 'customers'. All equipment and test items to be maintained in a compliant and safe environment;

In order to be the successful Environmental Test Engineer and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

  • Science degree preferred with a Physics bias;
  • Able to take ownership of Site Environmental activities.
  • Good fundamental grounding in a broad range of engineering disciplines;
  • Confident communicator capable of liasing with a wide range of 'customers' at all levels both written & verbal;
  • Technical work package management experience;
  • Working as a member of a team to achieve specific objectives;
  • Preparation of project documentation and work instructions;
  • Good fundamental grounding in a broad range of engineering disciplines;
  • Able to take ownership of Site Environmental activities.

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Environmental Test Engineer to join a forward thinking organisation that is making all the right changes for the future. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!!!

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