Development And Test Principal EngineerManager job in Birmingham at IGL Recruitment Ltd

Development and Test Principal Engineer/Manager

Company: IGL Recruitment Ltd

Location: Birmingham UK

Date Posted:May 15, 2018

DEVELOPMENT & TEST PRINCIPAL ENGINEER/MANAGERBASED: West Midlands SALARY: £45-50k, plus benefitsThe Company:Our client is a world leader in the design and manufacture of safety critical equipment for a diverse industrial base. The organisation has a low to medium volume, high variation product mix, including the precision manufacture of safety critical components and assemblies through to full system solutions. There is a strong focus on customer satisfaction in the business with a right first time mentality. They are now looking to recruit a Development & Test Principal Engineer/Manager.Role:The Development & Test Principal Engineer/Manager provide hands on product testing and reporting for all products (plus customer product when required). They will provide support for the Senior Management Team. They will drive continuous improvement in all development engineering related activities. They will also test, develop and maintain all products in an efficient manner, ensuring well documented test data is available for all test activities; and assist in product and process trouble shooting as required. They will be responsible for the laboratory ISO 17025 accreditation maintenance, ensuring the impartiality and accuracy of testing activities.Essential Skills and Experience:Practical 'hands on' experience within a mechanical / product testing environmentExperience of setting up and monitoring mechanical tests such as strength, durability, environmental etc.Detailed & practical knowledge of electronic measurement and logging equipment such as load cells, accelerometers, LVDTs, amplifiers etc.Detailed & practical knowledge of environmental (thermal) testingDetailed & practical knowledge of calibration & measurement equipmentPracticed in extraction, processing and analysis of test dataKnowledge & experience of data acquisition and analysis softwareExperience within an ISO9001 company environmentDetailed understanding of H&S in the laboratoryDetailed understanding of environmental practices in the laboratory In addition experience within an ISO17025 laboratory environment, experience in assembly and disassembly of mechanical components, a familiarity with hydraulics and hydraulic mechanisms and trained in lifting and slinging methods would be advantageous. The ability to document and report on test findings, and understanding of electronics relating to test and rig control (theory and practice) and knowledge and experience of 'DASYlab', 'Labview' and 'Matlab' software would also be of benefit in this role. Knowledge of statistical methods applicable to test (e.g. six sigma, DoE, SPC), with an understanding of prediction and documenting test uncertainties and uncertainty budgets, also knowledge of product development quality tools (e.g. FMEA) would also be advantageous.Education and qualificationsIdeally Degree educated in an Engineering related subject, or apprenticeship equivalentWorking towards / achieved relevant Chartered status (CEng) is advantageousTo apply for the role of Development and Test Principal Engineer/Manager, please click APPLY now and send CV. View full job description
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