Control Systems Test Engineer

Ref No. EMP405191
Salary £35,000 - £37,000/annum
Location New Malden, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required


My client, a leading engineering company, is recruiting for a Control Systems Test Engineer to join their busy team in New Malden to work on Marine Defence projects.


Experience with testing control systems

The Job

My client, a leading engineering company, is recruiting for a Control Systems Test Engineer to join their busy team in New Malden to work on Marine Defence projects.

This role will be predominantly office based and will allow you to work on varied and innovative projects using the latest industrial controls technology to test and integrate platform management systems to specific customer requirements.

Candidates should have good experience in test specification generation, testing of machinery control systems and an ability to produce technical documentation to a high standard. Experience of engineering projects in defence/marine sectors would be preferred but any knowledge of testing within a controls/automated environment can and will be considered.


Key accountabilites:
- To specify, run and report validation and verification activities for control systems (including Hardware Qualification and Software functionality)
- To produce validation and verification documentation in accordance with company/customer procedures
- To be aware of and comply with Company Standards of Conduct and all relevant statutory requirements
- To travel to customer sites in the UK and overseas when required
- To carry out any other reasonable management request

- Degree, HND, HNC or equivalent in Electrical/Electronic engineering or a related discipline e.g. control engineering, systems engineering
- Experience software testing of complex PLC based systems
- Experience of fault diagnostics
- Experience planning & conducting hardware qualification tests
- Experience of Verification & Validation activities within Systems Engineering lifecycle
- Technical documentation, produced a high standard
- Test specification development

Salary and Package:

- up to £37K depending on experience

- Flexible working and "compressed" weeks

- BUPA Healthcare

- 20-25 Days Holiday plus Bank Holidays

- Contributory Pension

- Free on-site parking

- Subsidised staff restaurant

Why makes this a good opportunity?

- Excellent career progression - hard work is recognised and rewarded by technical or management career routes

- "Family" atmosphere - real emphasis on team work and support

- Social Events on a regular basis - Charity Walks, Bake Offs, Pub Fridays

- Project Variety - clients are wide ranging and you will be working on something different all the time

- Challenging - using the latest controls technology you need to come up with innovative solutions from cradle to grave

Important Personal Skills:

- Team player

- Proven communication skills across a range of people

- Ability to demonstrate individual involvement within projects previously worked on

- Willingness to learn and be a "self-starter"

- Passionate about Engineering and Innovation!


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