Senior Engineering Technician - Test Development

Location: Tewkesbury

Salary: Market related

Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 11/02/2022

Senior Engineering Technician – Test Development

£30,000 – £37,000 DOE


Monday – Friday

Due to retirement, a leading aerospace organisation are looking for a Senior technician to work within the research and development department

This is a hands on, pivotal role within the business, supporting customer testing requirements on new components destined for flight critical aircraft actuation systems.

The role:

  • Develop, build and run design assurance and qualification tests.
  • Setting up test rigs for
  • Working on predominantly hydraulic based tests including vibration, impulse fatigue, endurance, performance and thermal cycling.
  • Assembly and test of prototype components and valves including those with integrated electronics.

The person:

  • HNC/HND (or equivalent) in a relevant Engineering discipline.
  • Proven experience in a Test and Validation environment (min 2 years).
  • Proven experience of building and setting up test rigs and equipment.
  • Proven experience of setup and use of data acquisition equipment and software.
  • Experienced user of MS Office, especially Excel.
  • Ability to accurately interpret Engineering specifications and drawings.
  • A desire to develop a career in the field of development and test Engineering.
  • Experience of vibration test setup using LDS, B&K, M&P or similar hardware and software.
  • Experience of using / programming NI Labview would be advantageous.
  • Prior experience of performing documented risk assessments would be advantageous.
  • Working as part of a team, but able to take own initiative.


  • 25 days holiday, increasing with length of service
  • Comprehensive private health programs
  • Employee share options
  • Flexible working
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension 6% increasing to 16% with length of service
  • Professional development
  • Overtime
  • Flexible benefits
  • Join a forward-thinking organisation with a fantastic, collaborative culture

If you are interested in the above role, apply today to Sadiek@ RE 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 ReferenceSKET
Contract TypePermanent
Closing Date11/02/2022
Regional OfficeCheltenham
Date Posted14/01/2022

To discuss this position further please contact:

Sadie Kent



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