Structural Test Engineer - Stevenage

Ref: 1210 Date Posted: Friday 14 Jan 2022
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Structural Test Engineer
Location:            Stevenage
Salary:                £40,000 to £45,000 + benefits (Overtime, Bonus, Pension & more)
Working within a world leading, technical engineering organisation, we currently have an exciting opportunity for a Structural Test Engineer to join an extremely dynamic team, pulling together to face challenges with forward thinking, pro-active attitudes, and team spirit.
You will have the opportunity to exploit and develop your existing skills whilst interacting with high technology equipment on a daily basis, working in a challenging environment where no two days are the same.  Involvement throughout the product lifecycle provides a unique insight into all aspects of system development where you can make a difference. New and exciting projects are constantly being investigated and input is always greatly received
Structural Test Engineer role responsibilities
The main purpose of the role is to provide expertise in defining structural and fatigue test activities in support of product development. You will have the opportunity to plan, manage and deliver assigned project tasks. Hold effective communication regarding structural and fatigue aspects with stakeholders. Technical review of structural test documentation, including reports. Evaluate technical issues in order to develop proposals for investigations and/or solutions, including process improvements. Provide support and guidance (Knowledge Transfer) to less experienced engineers to contribute to their development. Interpret the Design Verification Plan (DVP) with respect to structural requirements, proving guidelines, conformance documentation and test techniques.
Structural Test Engineer skills and qualifications required:
  • Ideally HNC/HND qualified or equivalent 
  • Practical person with proven analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience of structural testing, including derivation of test configurations, application of loads using actuator / tensile test machine control systems and data acquisition systems.
  • A strong ability to identify the correct technical solution and drive this though with the Customer.
  • A less experienced candidate who is able and willing to learn on the job would be considered, starting at a lower level with the opportunity for progression as skills and experience develop.
This is a fantastic opportunity to secure a challenging and rewarding position within a world class testing environment where you will have the opportunity to influence and impact the successful delivery of products, central to business success.
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