Test Engineer - Electrical

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Birmingham, England
Job Type
Full Time
£35,000 - £45,000 Per Year
Date Posted
14 days ago

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Test Engineer - Electrical


Salary: up to £45k

Full Time / Permanent

Our client specialises in electrical control and instrumentation systems; they specialise in the design, engineering, manufacture, project management and installation of electrical and electronic equipment used in various applications. In recognition of their growth and success, we're seeking a Test Engineer to join their team.

It's an exciting time to join their team based at their Birmingham site. You'll role reports to the Production Manager as part of the assembly team. You'll be required to fully test the product or system, in a safe way, to ensure it functions properly and meets the product requirements. Liaise with relevant Test house to plan test schedules, complete Factory Acceptance Tests and customer witness tests of company equipment when required.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Performance, Endurance and Reliability Testing

  • Trained to work on 440V 3phase power systems and the ability to run motor or simulated load tests including electrical power connections to inverters and VSD's.

  • Customer Validation testing, such as testing the interaction of our product with customer equipment

  • Product investigation

  • Fault finding and diagnoses of problems

  • Managing data, configuration details and results in an organised manner

  • Writing detailed technical test reports

  • Participation in new test equipment configurations

The Candidate:

  • Strong organisational, analytical and communication skills

  • Proficient with Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office programs

  • Knowledge of NI LabView would be an advantage (desirable).

  • Skills to build test circuits; wire test harnesses & link to PCB's and fault finding to component level. (preferred)

  • Ability to read electrical circuit diagrams (essential).

  • Experience on Low Voltage (LV) switchgear & controlgear assemblies, to BS EN 61439 and also a working knowledge of 18th Edition IET electrical standards and IEC standards is desirable.

  • Experience with Defence customers BAE desirable

Hours: Fixed Days, Mon - Thur 07:30-16:00, Fri 07:30 - 12:30


25 Days holiday; a combination of floating days and compulsory factory shutdown over Christmas period. All bank holidays


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