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Production Test Engineer

Ref no. BHN558261
Location Bolton, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 12 Months
Job status Closed

Job summary

Location: Bolton (hybrid - 3 days per week on site min)

Duration: 12 month contract

Rate: £34-£37ph UMB (Inside IR35)

Key skills required for this role

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Production Test Engineer

Job description

This role will include accommodation expense if the candidate is travelling from more than 30 miles away. This will need to be receipted and will be up to £400 per week (for accommodation only).


Our client is looking for a Production Test Engineer to join their team on a contract basis. The role will be production test and diagnostics of complex weapons at system and Subsystem level.

Responsibilities -

  • Testing of complex electronic & electrical equipment, and diagnosis of production test failures down to component level. Identification of corrective action, in a timely manner allowing Manufacturing to continue production in line with programme.
  • Assessment of Test Equipment issues, directing support services to resolve equipment failures.
  • Evaluation of technical problems in order to develop proposals for investigations and corrective actions, including process improvements.
  • Test Engineering representative at Defect Review Board meetings to ensure efficient progress of equipment and quality notifications towards corrective action.

What we are looking for in you:

  • HNC/HND (Electronics) Level of Qualifications or equivalent, plus good level of experience in digital & analogue electronics manufacture and test.
  • A good understanding of measurement and test principles, and associated equipment.
  • An understanding of RF and microwave technology at subsystem level would be an advantage.
  • An understanding of Environmental testing (including ESS) would also be an advantage.
  • Good planning and organising skills.
  • Communication skills, with the ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Manual handling training.

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