Senior Test Engineer

Multisector Recruitment

Required in SHipley

Multisector Recruitment are recruiting for a test engineer preferably within an automotive and/or heat exchanger environment background
This test department provides a complete and efficient mechanical testing service to the product engineering and quality departments. The position of Test Engineer offers an interesting and varied job for an individual who has practical & theoretical engineering abilities and a constantly questioning mind.
A large selection of engineering disciplines are employed; mechanical, electrical, pneumatics, hydraulics, control and instrumentation, as well as theoretical engineering. There is also the chance to use up to date analysis equipment and software packages. Specific knowledge of heat exchanger thermal performance testing and vehicle instrumentation & testing would be a distinct advantage.
Key Responsibilities:
  • To implement tests to the criteria laid down in the relevant specifications to allow validation of the company's products
  • Ensure the integrity and quality of tests conducted (IATF16949)
  • Product investigation testing:- Instrument heat exchangers (strain gauges, accelerometers, pressure transducers, thermocouples etc) then acquire & analyse data via various DAQ systems for discussion with customers
  • To develop new or modify current tests and rigs to meet changing customer requirements
  • To compile test reports, pass judgment on the test results obtained and approve test reports compiled by Test Technicians
  • To assist/advise other departments in the choice of suitable tests where unspecified
  • Work with suppliers on the specification & acquisition of new capital equipment
  • Organise external maintenance work when required and liaise with contractors
  • Mentoring test technicians
  • To ensure that equipment is maintained and calibrated to the necessary standards
  • A practical aptitude, a good knowledge of general engineering skills and practical abilities, workshop and fabrication skills
  • Test rig problem solving capability (mechanical, electronic, software, control systems etc)
  • Test set up, product instrumentation, data acquisition & analysis
  • Fatigue analysis (nCode)
  • Capability in strain gauging, vibration analysis, measurement transducers and Labview programing would be beneficial
  • Good communication skills are essential along with the ability to work as part of a team
  • Project management experience (new equipment)
  • A full driving license
Working hours:

8:30 - 5:00 Mon - Thurs
8:30 - 1:30 Fri
Flexi-time of 30 minutes at either side of the core hours is available Mon - Thurs

Excellent pension scheme and generous company benefits including private medical, plus free on-site parking

Please click apply now or reach out to Multisector Recruitment