Test Engineer

Prospero Engineering
35000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + GBP35000 - GBP40000/annum
23 Jan 2019
20 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Test Engineer



Prospero Engineering are currently hiring for a Test Engineer to support the test engineering activities within a reputable and rapidly growing tech company based in Redditch. As a Test Engineer you will be responsible for Designing Test Equipment and Rigs for the test and validation of highly complex Electro Mechanical devices.

As a Test Engineer, you will be a technical expert on testing for all parts of the product development lifecycle, you will provide key input to the design to ensure testability of the product subsystems and components as well as drafting and executing test designs and test protocols against agreed technical requirements.

Key Responsibilities

Test Design and Implementation

* Design, develop and evaluate manual and automated test fixtures for verification, reliability, service and manufacturing test.

* Construct test cases, specifications and protocols for integration, verification, reliability, service and end-of-line manufacturing

* To participate in design review activities to ensure requirements and designs are testable.

Test Execution and Reporting

* Execute and report tests in line with project and test schedules

* To maintain existing tests and their traces to requirements

Process Improvement

* Work in line with given system requirements, architecture and design, suggesting improvements to testability where appropriate

* Provide recommendations regarding the improvement of testing practices within the company

Other Tasks

* To work with Engineering, Risk and other colleagues in developing the traceability matrices between product requirements, design and test items


* Degree or HND qualified or otherwise experienced within an appropriate engineering discipline

* Experience in working with Electro-mechanical systems or equivalent high-integrity embedded systems i.e. complex devices requiring multidisciplinary development effort (mechanical engineering, software, electronics etc)

* Experience of working with requirements management systems, document management systems, issue management systems

* Experience of practice of instrument calibration and tracability to national standards

* Experience of use of manual laboratory instruments (thermometers, multimeters, oscilloscopes, pressure gauges, flowmeters,)

* Experience of test rig design, build and qualification.

* Experience of using automated test toolsFamiliar with documentation and system lifecycle process requirements for working within strict industry standards

* Good team player and effective communicator

* Flexible approach to hours

Please note all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK

Keywords; Test Engineer; Test Design; Test & Development, Device, Electro-mechanical; Test Equipment