Senior Engineer-Test and Development

Location: Gloucester

Salary: Market related

Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 29/04/2021

Senior Engineer-Test and Development



Due to growth, a leading aerospace organisation are looking for a Senior Engineer to work within test and development. 

You will be responsible for leading investigations into product failures from qualification, new build or in-service operation and function as a technical point of contact for customer engineers in relation to such failures. You will also be responsible for introducing new technologies and improving existing technologies used in key production areas that directly influence product performance.

You may also be required to support the product development team, providing a key link between customer needs and product delivery.

As a Senior Engineer, you will be technically focussed, and tend to specialise either professionally in areas of competence (hydraulic, mechanical, etc.) or functionally (eg design / stress).

The person:

  • HNC, HND, Degree or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline such as Mechanical Engineering
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills that will enable strong collaboration and coordination, this will include a broad range of communication means
  • Strong knowledge of hydraulics/valves to include an understanding of their applications and principles of operations
  • Excellent, hands-on, testing skills (e.g. vibration, pressure impulse, thermal, endurance, hydromechanics, test control and data acquisition)
  • A data driven approach to drive continuous improvement
  • Understanding of manufacturing/machining processes
  • Success in having lead detailed technical projects
  • Awareness of formal inspection and approval of test method Six Sigma green belt preferred.


  • 25 days holiday, increasing with length of service
  • Comprehensive health programs
  • Employee share options
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension 6% increasing to 10% with length of service
  • Professional development
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Join a forward-thinking organisation with a fantastic, collaborative culture

If you are interested in the above role, apply today to Sadiek@ RE Recruitment today
RE acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers.


RE Recruitment would like to thank you for applying for the above role. We do try to come back to all applications however if you haven’t heard from a consultant within 5 working days, this unfortunately means that you have been unsuccessful.


SalaryMarket related
Job ReferenceSKSE3
Contract TypePermanent
Closing Date29/04/2021
Regional OfficeCheltenham
Date Posted22/04/2021

To discuss this position further please contact:

Sadie Kent



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