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Electrical Test Design Engineer

Ref no. BHN573936
Location Wimborne, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Our client, a leading organisation in the aerospace sector, is currently seeking a permanent Electrical Test Design Engineer to join their team in Wimborne.

Key skills required for this role

Applying your electrical knowledge to the design of automated electrical tests for aerospace applications.


A sound understanding of electrical systems, circuit diagrams and having the appetite to learn

Job description

An exciting opportunity where you can bring your creativity, passion and problem-solving skills to their well-established aerospace engineering team to influence and improve the way they bring products to life. Applying your electrical knowledge to the design of automated electrical tests for aerospace applications. Where you will be part of:

  • A rich heritage and world leader in the in-flight refuelling technology
  • A long standing innovative history
  • A tier 1 supplier to the world's major airframe manufacturers and air forces
  • Providing key equipment to help keep the world safe in uncertain times
  • A global company with significant opportunities for career development

Company Benefits

  • 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Flexible working hours, including the option for a 9-day fortnight
  • Hybrid Working: On-site 3 days per week, home 2 days (explored after training period and settling into role).
  • Generous Pension scheme.
  • Annual Bonus
  • Free Parking: Ample on-site parking.
  • Support with further training development

What does this role involve?

  • Automated electrical test design and development for both legacy and new product developments, within the field of military aerospace applications. The applications can range from in-house production acceptance tests for customer bound systems, to the development of the customer purchased systems themselves.
  • A varied range of activities from hands-on laboratory duties to desk based engineering tasks.
  • Providing input and support to a range of projects and product developments. Aligning technical solutions to organizational objectives to ensure the optimum business benefit.
  • Team working with a diverse team of engineers to achieve to collective goals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Applying aerospace engineering principles to a range of problems that require imaginative and practical solutions
  • Research, develop, design and test electronic components, equipment, controllers, devices and systems.
  • Perform electrical test tasks from concept to launch, taking account of safety, value, design for re-use, validation, and configuration management.
  • Create and review supporting documentation that defines the processes and procedures that control the governance and operation of electrical test activity.
  • Collaborating with technical colleagues outside the business unit to accomplish objectives
  • Supporting all stages of lifecycle management relating to development and validation of electrical test products

Job Requirements:

  • A sound understanding of electrical systems.
  • Ability to understand circuit diagrams.
  • Comfortable with the use of electrical laboratory instruments (DMM, Oscilloscope, etc.)
  • Proficient user of MS Office, specifically Word and Excel.
  • A keen eye for detail.
  • Pro-active, able to us their own initiative.
  • Good verbal and written communications.
  • Collaborates well in a team environment.
  • An appetite to learn.

Are you ready to bring your creativity, passion, and problem-solving skills to an established aerospace engineering team? We want to hear from you! Join our client's dynamic team in Wimborne and take your career to new heights as an Electrical Test Design Engineer.

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