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Development & Production Test Engineer

Development & Production Test Engineer (BBBH15833) Stevenage, England

Salary: GBP30 - GBP36 per hour

On behalf of our client, we are seeking to recruit a Development and Production Test Engineer on an initial 6-month contract. As the Development and Production Test Engineer you will provide technical support to the manufacturing test of weapons sub-systems in production and development test and diagnostics of complex weapons at system and Subsystem level.

Role: Development and Production Test Engineer
Pay: £36 per hour Via Umbrella
Location: Stevenage
Contract: Monday – Friday 37 hours per week, 6 months
IR35 Status: Inside
Security Clearance: SC Required, UK Eyes only


  • Provide Test Engineering support during Design / Development phases from initial concept through to Production Readiness Review and release to Operations.
  • Support Test Facility introduction and ensure that configuration control of equipment and facilities is in place prior to use, including generating supporting test specifications and operator instructions.
  • Support to testing of electrical/electronic weapon systems and sub-assemblies, with diagnosis of production test failures down to circuit card and potentially component level.
  • Identification of remedial and corrective actions, in a timely manner allowing Manufacturing to continue production in line with programme.
  • Evaluation of technical problems in order to develop proposals for test equipment investigations and corrective actions, including process improvements.
  • Test Engineering representative at Defect Review Board meetings to ensure efficient progress of equipment and quality notifications towards corrective action. Role requirements (skills, training and qualifications)

Essential Skills:

  • HNC/HND (Electronics) Level of Qualifications or equivalent, plus good level of experience in digital & analogue electronics manufacture and test.
  • Electronic Component level fault finding
  • A good understanding of measurement and test principles, and associated test equipment.
  • An understanding of the typical CADMID product lifecycle for test equipment is desirable.
  • An understanding of RF and microwave technology at subsystem level would be an advantage.
  • An understanding of Environmental testing (including ESS) would also be an advantage.

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Natalie Dalkin at Line Up Aviation

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