Test Systems Engineer

2021-08-21 00:37:042021-10-14 Advantage Resourcing
Job Type Temp
Area Portsmouth, United Kingdom Portsmouth United Kingdom
Sector Technical - Project Manager - IT
Salary £38 - £49
Currency GBP
Start Date ASAP
Job Ref er_841622
Job Views 88

Job Title: Test Systems Engineer

Pay rate: £37.93 per hour PAYE / £48.75per hour Umbrella (Inside IR35)

Location: Broad Oak, Cosham

Contract Duration: Initially 12-month contract


Advantage Resourcing are working in partnership with a large engineering company who operate within the defence sector and are currently seeking an experienced Test Systems Engineer to work on site in Broad Oak.


Brief Description:

An experienced test systems design and development engineer with a depth and breadth of

manufacturing engineering knowledge. Designs and develops solutions to complex Engineering problems and leads the resolution of issues regarding Test Systems. 

The Test Systems engineer will be part of the Test Systems Engineering team and is responsible for providing test equipment solutions across a broad spectrum of projects. The test engineer in this role will be supporting the provision, manufacture, maintenance, and the documentation of test solutions.


Core Duties:

  • Interact with Project Management, System Design Authority, Production Engineering Manager and Production Management as required.
  • Lead test solution engineering projects from requirements definition through to delivery.
  • Providing technical guidance to other team members and functions.
  • Use of Excel & Word for creation of item lists, wiring schedules, drawings, and user documentation.
  • Produce Test Instructions for manufacturing to cover the production steps and the required calibration testing to provide appropriate design assurance.
  • Ensure correct configuration management within Teamcenter.
  • Review of Design and drawing suitability for production.
  • Implement design changes and provide post-delivery support and resolve obsolescence issues.
  • Conducting all activities in a professional manner delivering design solutions to meet project or business milestones
  • Ensuring that work is undertaken in accordance with Company, Safety, Environmental, contractual and local business processes, standards, procedures and documentation
  • Drafting, vetting and editing technical reports or other documents relevant to, or required by, a particular task to ensure that technical findings can be successfully communicated with recipients.


The Ideal Candidate:

  • Normally qualified to BEng degree level or HND/HNC with relevant manufacturing experience; in test systems development, manufacture and support; or equivalent level of experience.
  • Applies depth and breadth of expertise of Test Systems Engineering to complex Engineering problems
  • Experienced in producing suitable documentation in 2D drafting (Visio/Autocad) for basic production and manufacturing documentation.
  • Experience in ATE Software and Graphical User interface creation and use, using LabView Lab, TestStand by National Instruments within Windows 10 operating system.
  • Understanding of the design process to support Design for Test.
  • Good Understanding of Product Safety and SHE and the participation in HAZIDs.
  • Knowledge and experience in production test techniques.
  • Understanding of Microwave measurement techniques. Consistent preparation & dissemination of reports to agreed format to support Integrated Schedule.
  • Good understanding of Life Cycle Management process or the engineering lifecycle.


If you are interested in this role, please apply now.

Reference: 841622

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