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Test Technician

Ref no. BHN562012
Location Havant, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract Rolling
Job status Closed

Job summary

Our esteemed aerospace client in Bedhampton, Havant, is in search of a Test Technician to join their dynamic team on a long-term rolling contract basis, working on the late shift.

Key skills required for this role

Test, Tester, Testing, Hydraulic, Mechanical/Electro-Mech Sub Assembly/Bench Based Assembly

Important

Test, Tester, Testing, Hydraulic, Mechanical/Electro-Mech Sub Assembly/Bench Based Assembly

Job description

Job Opportunity: Test Technician - Aerospace Industry
Location: Bedhampton, Havant
Our esteemed aerospace client in Bedhampton, Havant, is in search of a Test Technician to join their dynamic team on a long-term rolling contract basis, working on the late shift.

Shift Schedule:
Monday to Thursday, 14:15-00:00 - With significant overtime available.
Late Shift Pay: £16.22 per hour (PAYE) + Holiday Pay

About the Company:
Our client specialises in the assembly and testing of high-performance hydraulic pumps, motors, electrical generators, and other components crucial for operating flight control systems in both civil and military aircraft. Renowned as an industry leader in aerospace hydraulic systems, they take pride in delivering high-quality, reliable products currently utilized in a variety of fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft.

Responsibilities:
As a Test Technician, you will be an integral part of a versatile team responsible for testing hydraulic motors and pumps for both civilian and military applications. Operating in a high-tempo, fast-paced test facility, safety and attention to detail are paramount, aligning with MAA and CAA operating practices. Timely delivery is a key focus.

Key Job Duties:

  • Mounting and removing hydraulic components on test stands
  • Adhering to detailed test specifications and operating bespoke test control panels for test sequences
  • Recording all test performance parameters
  • Completing relevant documentation manually and electronically
  • Ensuring the integrity and quality of products and documentation at all times


Preferred Qualifications and Experience:

  • Knowledge of hydraulic systems
  • Experience in testing hydro/mechanical products
  • Previous exposure to the Aerospace Industry or MOD establishments
  • Familiarity with rotating electrical machines, motors/generators
  • Computer literacy
  • Knowledge of Lean manufacturing techniques (5S, TPM, etc.)


PAYE + Holiday Pay Rates:
Basic: £13.51
Overtime: £20.27
Sundays: £27.03
Earlies (10%): £14.86
Lates (20%): £16.22
Nights (33%): £17.97

Important Note:
This position involves handling information and access to hardware subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be capable of complying with this requirement.

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