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Development Test Engineer

Competitive Salary + Pension + Life Assurance + 33 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)

OLEO International a trading division of TA Savery & Co Limited has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Development Test Engineer to join our development team based in Coventry.

As a company we are a World leader in the design and manufacture of safety critical equipment used in a wide range of applications in the Rail, Elevator and Industrial sectors.

Overall Purpose of the Role:

Reporting to the Principal Engineer you will be responsible for designing, modifying and commissioning test systems for testing rail / elevator buffers, couplers, and end stop assemblies.

The role will cover all aspects of test development; requirements definition, test process validation and hardware specification. You’ll be part of the T.A. Savery & Co Ltd. UKAS accredited test team that is expanding to deliver greater capability and to verify Oleo International Ltd product ranges.

Development Test Engineer Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Perform product tests and analyse / report results, ensuring impartiality and accuracy of testing activities.
  • Produce robust rig designs for new products.
  • Design test set-ups & rigs including control and data-acquisition using appropriate tools (e.g. DASYlab, Labview).
  • Conduct a range of product tests including static, quasi-static dynamic, durability & environmental tests.
  • Develop and work in accordance with Engineering and Test procedures.
  • Work in accordance with QS9001 & ISO17025 requirements.
  • Assist in product and process trouble shooting.
  • Ensure that the laboratory equipment is suitable for purpose.
  • Complete bespoke testing in accordance with new requirements.
  • Drive continuous improvement in all laboratory related activities.
  • Ensure the accurate recording of test information and analyse raw test data.
  • Apply relevant statistical techniques to test data (DoE, SPC etc.)
  • Monitor test rig condition for safety and performance.
  • Calibrate test instruments and perform preventative maintenance.
  • Conduct and report CoP (Conformity of Production) tests.
  • Assist in Design Failure Mode reviews (D-FMEA).

Development Test Engineer Key Requirements:

  • Possess a Mechanical, Electronics or Control Engineering related qualification.
  • Must possess practical experience working within a mechanical / product testing environment.
  • Experience of setting up and monitoring mechanical tests such as strength, durability and environmental.
  • Possess a detailed practical knowledge of electronic measurement and logging equipment such as load cells, accelerometers, LVDTs and amplifiers.
  • Practical knowledge of environmental (thermal) testing along with calibration measuring equipment.
  • Experience of working within an ISO9001 and or ISO17025 laboratory environment.
  • Detailed understanding of HSE practices in the laboratory.
  • Experience in the assembly / disassembly of mechanical components.
  • A familiarity of hydraulics, hydraulic mechanisms and hydraulic rig design would be advantageous.

If you are interested in applying for the above position please email your CV to: richard.edwards@oleo-savery.com

Oleo International is an equal opportunities Employer

*No agencies please.

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