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Structural Test Engineer

Ref no. BHN557210
Location Gloucester, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Systems Integration & Test team based in the UK working on a variety of test programs in support of aircraft landing gear development and qualification.

Key skills required for this role

Structural Test, Engineering


Structural Test, Engineering

Job description

In this role, you will be responsible delivering development and qualification tests, from the early planning phases, development and set up of test solutions, execution of tests, through to final reporting. The testing will include static, fatigue, endurance and environmental tests for the development of new landing gear technology, qualification of new products and supporting in-service programmes.

You will be required to:
* Review test procedure requirements
* Define detailed resource plans to achieve requirements
* Lead the execution of test activities
* Operate control & data acquisition systems.
* Installation of test instrumentation
* Conduct fault finding to resolve test issues
* Liaise with internal and external customers and suppliers
* Compile technical documentation and test reports
* Participate in the on-going process improvement within the test facility

An experienced engineer in your own field and with a good knowledge of other disciplines you will have worked in a mechanical test environment.

You will need a minimum HNC/Degree or equivalent in Mechanical / Electrical or Mechatronics Engineering and experience within a qualification/development test environment and
with the necessary experience to be successful in the role, to include the following:

* Experience in structural strength, fatigue, endurance, environmental or Flight Test Instrumentation'
* Experience in electrical & hydraulic systems, servo controls and PLC controllers.
* Experience in the application & use of test control systems, data acquisition systems and instrumentation.
* Practical experience within a test environment
* Knowledge of strain gauging and application (Strain gauge theory would be advantageous).
* Calibration of transducers e.g. force, pressure, displacement.
* Technical report writing
* Project management skills to meet customer requirements and deliver customer satisfaction on quality, cost and time.
* Excellent computer literacy & IT skills e.g. Microsoft Applications.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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