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Mechanical Test Engineer - Shock Facilities and Instrumentation

Date: 15-May-2022

Location: Rosyth, Scotland, GB

Company: QinetiQ

Job Title: Mechanical Test Engineer – Shock Facilities and Instrumentation

Permanent Position

Job Location: Edinburgh (Rosyth)

 

The full benefits package includes – Contributory pension scheme, share incentive plan, private medical insurance, private dental insurance, childcare vouchers, holiday vouchers, other leisure discounts, etc.

 

About the role:

 

The Mechanical Test Engineer will be responsible for supporting the facility manager and technical lead with various activities within our Shock Facilities Programme.

 

What I will be doing:

 

  • The Mechanical Test Engineer will be responsible for the safe delivery of the shock test programmes.
  • You will be responsible for the capturing and processing of reliable test data, with overall responsibility for the instrumentation and data acquisition systems undertaking planned and reactive maintenance of the facility to ensure day to day operational downtime is minimised.
  • The Mechanical Test Engineer will be responsible for the safe operation of all facility equipment for which they have been trained and deemed competent to operate in accordance with any safe operating procedures.
  • You will be responsible for the instrumentation and data acquisition systems including laser measurements and high speed cameras to ensure they remain calibrated and compliant.
  • The Mechanical Test Engineer will be responsible for the rigging and conduct of experiments in the shock facility at South Arm Rosyth, including the installation of all instrumentation and data acquisition equipment, as directed by the Facility Manager.

 

What do I need?

 

  • You must have Mechanical Engineering experience to perform some maintenance of facility equipment and rigging of models
  • The Mechanical Test Engineer should have the ability to develop and implement test and facility improvement plans/strategies.
  • You must have experience in machinery maintenance and facility operation.

 

Why join us?

 

As we continue to grow into new markets around the world, there’s never been a more exciting time to join QinetiQ. The formula for success is our appetite for innovation, courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges.

 

You’ll experience a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, you’ll get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems in an diverse and inclusive environment where you can be authentic, feel valued and realise your full potential. Read more about our diverse and inclusive workplace culture here. 

 

Joining QinetiQ offers you an opportunity to work on a broad range of interesting defence-based projects with vast career progression across a global organisation in addition to competitive personal and professional benefits.  You’ll receive highly competitive salary and benefits package: our basic salaries are very attractive as we constantly review what’s happening in the market. The range of benefits that we offer include, flexible working, generous holiday entitlements, Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance and much more.

 

QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most. People around the world depend on us for their safety and security, and to enable the safety and security of others. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Our site is a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines, and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, we get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Come and find out how you can play a role.

 

 

Please note that all applicants must be eligible for SC clearance as a minimum.

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