Test & Commissioning Engineer

  • Job Reference: J4818
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2023
  • Recruiter: Demob Job
  • Website: https://www.demobjob.co.uk/
  • Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Car allowance £4,800 + benefits
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Our client is a leading manufacturer of electro-mechanical machinery. They now have a vacancy for a Test & Commissioning Engineer to be based at their site in Basingstoke, Hampshire.

Please note, this role does involve working away from home, 1 week every 6 weeks, mainly in Europe, North America or India, carrying out installations and commissioning. In return, the successful Test & Commissioning Engineer will receive an attractive salary, car allowance and daily additional payments when working away from home.

Test & Commissioning Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for carrying out a range of testing methods on high powered equipment.
  • Troubleshooting any problems and ability to rectify problems efficiently.
  • Carry out repairs, tests and set – up of control boards.
  • Supporting the Service Engineers on customer sites with the commissioning and installation of equipment, this will be within the UK and overseas.

Test & Commissioning Engineer Requirements:

  • The successful candidate must have a recognised apprenticeship and hold an Electrical engineering qualification or equivalent as a minimum.
  • Strong mechanical engineering skills.
  • Proven experience working on hydraulics & pneumatics would be advantageous.
  • PLC Level 3 would be advantageous.
  • Excellent fault-finding abilities.
  • IT literate.
  • Full clean driving licence.

Test & Commissioning Engineer Benefits:

  • Salary - £35,000 to £40,000
  • Car allowance £4,800.
  • Additional payment when working away from home.
  • Travel expenses covered.
  • Monday – Thursday 07:00 – 15:30 and Friday 07:00 – 14:30.
  • 21 days holiday + bank holidays - Please note Christmas shutdown is covered by the client.
  • Company performance bonus scheme.
  • Company pension scheme.
  • Inhouse training/upskilling with a progression plan.

NOTE – Our client encourages applications from candidates from both commercial and ex-military backgrounds, Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Air Force, candidates who have an electrical engineering background are strongly encouraged to apply.