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Weapons Test Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Aerospace Electronics Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £21.00 - £30.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tom Critch

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  • Contact phone:

    0161 707 1516

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months+

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Role involves the testing and diagnostics of complex weapons at System and Subsystem level.


  • Test of complex electronic equipment, and diagnosis of production test failures down to component level
  • Identification of corrective action, in a timely manner allowing Manufacturing to continue production in line with programme
  • Technical support to Test Operators to facilitate the efficient throughput of Prime hardware during production
  • Assessment of related Test Equipment issues, directing support services to resolve equipment failures
  • Evaluation of Technical problems in order to develop proposals for investigations and corrective actions, including process improvements
  • Test Engineering representative at Defect Review Board meetings to ensure efficient progress of equipment and quality notifications towards corrective action

Qualifications/ Person Specification:


  • HNC/HND (Electronics) Level of Qualifications or equivalent
  • Substantial experience in Digital and Analogue Electronics Manufacture and Testing
  • A good understanding of test equipment, measurement and principles
  • Good Planning and Organising skills
  • Communication skills; the ability to communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail


  • An understanding of RF and Microwave technology at subsystem level would be an advantage
  • An understanding of Environmental testing (including ESS) would also be an advantage
  • Manual handling training
  • EDS training