Test Engineer

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Automotive, Engineering
South East
£30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Salary Description:
competitive benefits
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Purpose of the Job:

To provide test engineering capability and expertise to support Ceres Power’s development of a low cost, next generation fuel cell technology. Working closely with development engineering and fuel cell scientists to take test objectives and develop & execute test plans rigorously, and to tight timescales.

Key Accountabilities:

* Provide test data and test capability for internal development as well as commercial programmes.
* Interface and communicate directly with internal and external customers and suppliers. Data analysis and report writing. Presentation of findings and recommendations.
* Technical issues resolution using formal problem-solving methodologies. Design test stand modifications and implement preventative actions.
* Carry out risk assessments and create safety design.
* Identify opportunities for improving efficiency and quality of test stand h/w and s/w to increase test resource utilisation and/or data quality.
* Design tests, define instrumentation and develop test method against test objectives/requirements.
* Codify test requirements into test scripts.
* Setup test stand software, support development of the same.
* Make use of FMEA and other tools to improve reliability design.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

* First degree to BSc/MSc or BEng/MEng level in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Physics or Electrical/Electronic engineering or similar.
* Good theoretical understanding and practical experience of:

* electronics, electrical diagrams etc;
* metrology and sensor technology such as thermocouples, flow controllers, pressure transducers etc.

* Experience of software (LabView, VisualBasic etc).
* Good understanding of engineering fundamentals particularly within heat Transfer/Thermodynamics and fluid dynamics.
* Good theoretical understanding and practical experience of analytical and statistical software tools (MATLAB etc).
* Quick learner, passionate, “can-do” attitude.
* Methodical, attention to detail.
* A good team worker, open-minded, collaborative etc.

This organisation are currently based at Horsham with the new production facility based nr Redhill. Research, development and some engineering will remain at Horesham.


The ideal candidate will recieve a competitive salary together with including:

* excellent contributory pension
* life assurance
* cycle to work scheme
* share save scheme
* 1 professional membership per annum.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01489 89 8133
Contact: Daniel Tchupan

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