Test Engineer

Location United Kingdom
Discipline: Aerospace
Salary: £30000 - 45000
Contact name: Joe Collins

Contact email: joe.collins@techconnectgroup.co.uk
Job ref: 51
Published: 17 days ago

We are currently recruiting a Test Engineer to work for a disruptive aerospace organisation in Gloucestershire.

Key responsibilities
  • Work with design engineers to create test plans and methods

  • Work with design engineers to design test equipment and rigs

  • Coordinate procurement and delivery of test equipment

  • Hands-on mechanical and electrical assembly and setup of test equipment and rigs

  • Create testing activity risk assessments

  • Define and setup instrumentation and data logging

  • Setup comms (CAN, ISO SPI, etc)

  • Carry out a wide variety of cell, module, and battery pack tests

  • Carry out tests on electronic components (e.g. BMS)

  • Process raw test data, and analyse and interpret test results

  • Write test reports

  • Present test results internally and to clients

  • Liaise with external test facilities to coordinate testing

  • Support testing at external test facilities

  • Represent the test team at company and client meetings

  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of test department processes

  • Attend meetings and testing at supplier’s sites as and when required

  • Attend meetings at client’s sites as and when required

Skills and attributes
  • Able to work cross functionally and collaboratively with many stakeholders

  • Able to give effective presentations to critical/high-level customers

  • Able to write convincing proposals and reports with all necessary backup material for external consumption

  • Able to estimate resource, cost, and timing for assigned projects

  • Able to present options and persuasively advocate for proposals

  • Able to work productively with test houses

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Qualifications and experience
  • Relevant technical qualification

  • Relevant battery or electronics test experience

  • Practical experience of communications protocols such as CAN

  • Experience of data acquisition using equipment such as NI

  • Experience of data processing and analysis using tools such as MATLAB or Excel

Annual salary ranges from £30,000 - £45,000 dependant on experience.