Development Technician (TEST)

Reed Engineering
14 Mar 2018
28 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Development Technician (TEST) Coventry - West Midlands
Good base salary based on experience + excellent benefits

As a world leading engineering company with a proven track record in providing advanced, safety critical, engineered solutions to a wide range of industrial sectors, my client has a history that sees more than a million of their units beings used across the globe.

Due to a period of significant growth they are now looking to build their already impressive team with a Development Technician within TEST to work out of their impressive West Midlands operation.

As a Development Technician(TEST) you will:

• Perform product tests; analyse & report results.
• Assist in product & process trouble shooting as required.
• Document test procedures clearly and concisely.
• Prepare and issue concise and accurate test reports.
• Ensure accurate record test information and maintain test documentation.
• Monitor test rig condition for safety and performance.
• Perform preventative maintenance on instrumentation and control systems.
• Calibrate test instruments as required.
• Conduct a wide range of product tests including static, quasi-static dynamic, durability & environmental tests.
• Partake in design reviews when required.
• Identify & advise Engineers on product manufacturing and performance issues.
• Relationships
• Work closely with other Engineering and Development personnel and others in the business.


In order to be considered for this Development TechnicianTEST role it is expected that you will:

• Have developed your career from completing a formal apprenticeship (be "time served") or carry relevant qualifications
• Be familiar with mechanical test equipment (load cells, accelerometers, LVDTs, as well as electronic data logging systems and software
• Understand the use of and be able to calibrate measurement equipment
• Have familiarity with hydraulics and hydraulic mechanisms and test equipment
• Be able to assemble and take apart relatively complex mechanical components
• Be able to read and understand engineering drawings
• Perform routine preventative maintenance on equipment.

It would also be a distinct advantage if you:
• Have experience of signal conditioning units
• Have knowledge of product development processes and R&D environments


In addition to working with one of the world leaders in what they do, you will be rewarded with;
• A good basic salary based on your skills and experience
• Pension
• 33 days holiday per year (25+8)
• Pension
• Flexi-working (post probationary period)
• Superb training and career development opportunities

If you'd like to discuss this position before applying please call John Ryan on

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