Test Engineer

07 September 20212021-09-07
£32k - £36k
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Test Engineer


£32k - £36k


Recruit 12 has an exciting opportunity for a Test Engineer to carry out design validation (DV) testing of new products to customer test specifications.

As Test Engineer, your responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for conducting DVP test programs to validate the design of new automotive products to customer test specifications (customers include: Mercedes AMG, Aston Martin, Mclaren, Bentley, Ferrari & Rolls Royce).
  • Setup, monitoring and analysis of environmental tests e.g. high / low temperature, temperature cycle, humidity, thermal shock, corrosion, dust and water spray.
  • Setup, monitoring and analysis of mechanical tests e.g. random vibration, mechanical shock.
  • Conducting material testing for plastic components or to validate component finishes such as aluminising or chrome plating.
  • Basic electrical testing of products to verify correct operation.
  • Feedback of test results to project teams. Assist project teams in resolving issues with products during the testing process. Investigations into root causes of test failures to determine possible corrective actions.
  • Arrange external testing at test houses and witness external tests as required.
  • Compile detailed test reports in accordance with company and customer requirements.

To be successful as Test Engineer, you should have:

  • Self-motivated to produce high quality work and complete tasks within deadlines.
  • Ability to organise and effectively record testing activities and results.
  • Good team working and communication skills.
  • Ability to understand an implement customer test specifications.
  • Ability to write accurate and detailed test reports using Microsoft Word & Excel
  • Educated to a minimum of HND/HNC level in a relevant engineering or scientific subject.
  • Prior experience of working in a Test Engineer role.