Lead Test Engineer

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    Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

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    £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum

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    Philip Delaloye

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    about 1 year ago

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Lead Test Engineer - Tewksbury

We have a challenging but career developing opportunity for a Lead Test Engineer for the Engineering Laboratory of a Multi-National aerospace company based in Tewksbury.

You will be responsible for working with other engineering departments to enable the testing of new and existing hydraulically operated products - both at system and component level.


  • Provide technical leadership to engineers and technicians, planning and supervising their work to accomplish specific engineering projects.
  • Review technical feasibility of proposed solutions.
  • Ensure successful completion of assigned project phase within budgeted time and cost.
  • Direct and support preparation of appropriate documentation, including drawings and reporting of procedures and test results.
  • Help to solve difficult technical problems and issues with new and stock components and sub-systems.
  • Suggest and organise suitable and relevant tests to be conducted to validate pre-emptive or corrective actions, such as vibration, pressure impulse, thermal, endurance, hydro-mechanics, testing and data acquisition.
  • Liaise with specialist departments for effective operation and production of new/revised products.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Degree qualified in an engineering or related discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills to enable strong collaboration and coordination between the testing and engineering teams.
  • Previous experience in either an Aerospace or Automotive OEM or Supplier is preferred.
  • Strong, hands-on, testing knowledge and skills (e.g. vibration, pressure impulse, thermal, endurance, hydro-mechanics, test control and data acquisition).
  • Good leadership, supervisory / management and project planning skills


  • £40,000 to £50,000 Negotiable dependent upon experience.
  • Large company benefits

If you believe you have the relevant skills and experience and wish to apply please send your CV to Philip Delaloye at or call 01384446192.

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