Environmental Test

Environmental Test

Job Title: Environmental Test
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Stevenage
Salary: £24 per hour + shift uplift
Start Date: 2018-03-27
Reference: J140344
Contact Name: Paul Lathbury
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 23, 2019 10:11

Job Description

Are you experienced in bespoke test and manufacturing environment within the electrical/ mechanical industries? Are you knowledgeable on electrical / mechanical testing of high value high precision assemblies?

This is a challenging role which will use your technical/engineering skills within an environmental test facility. Your primary role will be to configure, instrument and undertake test operations on space equipment using specialist Thermal Vacuum and Climatic testing facilities to meet customer quality test standards and requirements.

You will be reporting to the Manager EVT (TL) and working in conjunction with the Environmental Team and Lead EVT Engineer, along with the support departments which include Manufacturing Engineering, AIT Operations, delivery Management. You will also be keeping a positive relationship with the following external departments; Quality Assurance and Product Assurance, Project / Programme managers, Health and Safety Management, External Customer representatives.

Responsibilities will include:

·Use of facilities to achieve test specification requirements.
·Instrumentation and installation of flight hardware into test facility
·Support rotational shift pattern for in test operations which requires high levels of PC and control software.
·Review and analysis of post test data with support from the EVT senior engineers.
·Compiling of test data, producing test certification and reports.
·Maintain test instrumentation, facilities and equipment.
·Ensure the adherence to 5S cleanroom disciplines and practices.
·Ensuring a safe working environment.
·Support internal and external audits.
·Responsible for delivering On Time, On Cost and On Quality.

Essential requirements:
·A minimum of an engineering based HNC/HND OR a Minimum of 3 years test operation experience
·Key skills in English, Mathematics.
·Computer Literacy - especially in Microsoft office software.
·Engineering/technical knowledge - the ability to understand and use both mechanical and electrical formulae (resistances, currents, power values).
·Understanding of technical documents (drawings, procedures, and technical notes)
·Understand general engineering/technical practices utilised in the Aerospace industry.
·Be prepared to be flexible in working hours, the test lab covers 24hours a day so ability to cover varying shifts is essential.
·Self-motivated and able to learn quickly through on-the-job experience

This is a great opportunity to work for a market leader who is committed to cultivating a culture of innovation, and who create an engaging and inclusive workplace that favours wellbeing, fun and trust to drive team work.

This role will be working earlies (06.00 to 14.00) and lates (14.00 to 22.00) rotating weekly
A night shift may be introduced later

The successful candidate will be required to apply for and receive a DBS certificate prior to commencement of the contract.

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