Manufacturing Test Engineer - Greater Manchester

Ref: 6635 Date Posted: Sunday 21 Jul 2024
Manufacturing Test Engineer
Location:                 Bolton
Salary:                      £39,000 to £48,000 depending on experience 
Package includes:
  • Company bonus of up to £2,500 (based on company performance and will vary year to year)
  • Pension of maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Annual salary review
  • Paid overtime
  • Up to 15 days flexi leave
  • 25 days annual leave (plus holiday purchase)
  • Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking
  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities
Working within a world-leading, technical engineering organisation, we currently have a fantastic opportunity for a number of Test Engineers at their manufacturing facility in Bolton. The company is an award-winning business that invests heavily in its staff, offering training, personal development and career progression opportunities. With a long order book, they are a stable business who have been growing over many years.
Manufacturing Test Engineer opportunities:
The roles vary from Test Operators through to Principal Test Engineers and everything in-between typical responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Running automated test site (Operator)
  • Performing manual test (Operator/Technician)
  • Proofreading test instructions (Technicians)
  • Authoring test instructions (Engineers)
  • Diagnosing product faults (Engineers)
  • Integrating new products into manufacturing (Principal Engineers)
You will be working with a team of dedicated engineers in a fast-paced but friendly and inclusive manufacturing environment. The team has a great mix of people, ranging from apprentices and graduates to experienced engineers, all striving to deliver technical excellence across a number of different systems in development and production.
Manufacturing Test Engineer skills and experience required:
  • Qualifications in a STEM subject and/or an apprenticeship (as each role has different requirements please ensure your qualifications are present on your CV).
  • Experience in using both manual and automated test equipment.
  • A good understanding of electrical/electronic measurement and test principles and test equipment.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and knowing when to employ which.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills, with strong attention to detail.
Additional beneficial requirements (Depending on role):
  • Knowledge of fault diagnosis techniques for electronic/electro-mechanical sub-assemblies.
  • Familiar with enterprise resource planning and manufacturing execution system programs (e.g. SAP, MES) for recording test activities and generating non-conformance reports and concessions.
  • The ability to plan and organise own work to ensure multiple tasks can be prioritised and delivered against Project objectives.
  • Experience in the generation of test specifications, operator instructions and technical reports based on higher-level requirements.
Cirrus Selection offers the services of an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and the services of an Employment Business for contract recruitment.
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