Test Engineer

Test Engineer

Job Title: Test Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taff
Industry: Construction and Engineering
Reference: hq00000169_1560263918
Contact Name: Carla White
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 June 2019
Job Description


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Job title:

Test Engineer

Aim of the job:

Effectively carry out Inspection and Test requirements on behalf of the company. This will be carried out whilst ensuring that their performance complies with processes and procedures


Test and Inspection.

Responsible to:

Test and Inspection Team Leader

Responsible for:

No Direct Reports.

Working hours:

39 hours per week.


Summary of position:

Inspection and testing of mechanically wired and soldered assemblies and PCBs using various inspection and test equipment.

Following of build notes, Standard Operating Procedures, bills of materials, detailed drawings and pictures.

Summary of the persons the employee will work with:

  • Materials (Purchasing and Stores).
  • Production.
  • Quality.
  • Finance.
  • Senior Management and Directors


List of key tasks:

Completing inspection and test workload to manufacture specifications and within time constraints.

Ensuring wiring, soldering or mechanically assembled equipment is consistent with quality at all times and to follow build notes, Standard Operating Procedures, bills of materials, detailed drawings and pictures.

Implementation of inspection diagnostics and testing methods for production for deployment for use within the department and the production shop floor.

Providing feedback to production staff on error finding and support to corrective actions in order to promote improvements in quality and efficiency.

Maintaining workspace cleanliness and safety, correct storage of kits and responsibility for own tools (requirements and safekeeping).

Completing accurately relevant production forms indicating kit inaccuracy (shortage, over-issue, BOM adjustment) and material issues (damaged and faulty material).

Displaying personal professional behaviour in line with HR policies.

Play an active role within the Test and Inspection Team. This will be accomplished by:-

Identifying production critical processes and critical success factors.

Carrying out 5S and other Continuous Improvement initiatives.

Managing the Performance Measurement Process (PMP).

Team-working within the department and other Departments in order to facilitate issue resolution and participate in cross functional team projects.

The Test Engineer could carry out any other duties within their competences as required by the Inspection and Test Team Leader.

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