Test / Design Engineer

£25000 - £35000 per annum
04 Apr 2018
18 Apr 2018
Sam Hillberg
Job Function
Specialist Area
Contract Type
Full Time
Opus Engineering are currently recruiting for a Test / Design Engineer to work on a permanent basis at its client’s site in Bristol. 


Position: Test / Design Engineer

Location: Bristol

Salary: circa £30,000.00

Job Type: Permanent

Sector: Test / Design / SolidWorks / 2D / 3D / CAD / Pneumatics / Hydraulics / Mechanical / Electrical


Due to continued expansion our client is looking for a Test Engineer. This role is key in ensuring the company is able to meet its business objectives. As part of a small test team you will be responsible for the design, commissioning and documentation of developmental and production testing facilities.


Your responsibilities will include:


SolidWorks design of testing and production equipment such as, but not exclusive to:

  • Pressure drop test rigs
  • Heat transfer test rigs
  • Component post-processing jigs and fixtures
  • Leak testing jigs and fixtures
  • SolidWorks design of test components
  • Electrical design of testing and production data acquisition systems
  • Relevant 2D diagram development for electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  • Commissioning of testing and production equipment
  • Documentation of new production processes


To be considered for the role you should have the following:

  • Experience in machine design.
  • A good understanding of pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
  • An understanding of pressure, temperature and flow measurement systems.
  • An engineering degree or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience.
  • Experience in 3D and 2D CAD design.
  • Experience sourcing components from sub-contractors.
  • You will possess a ‘can do’ attitude and be able to apply your enthusiasm to all activities
  • Calm under pressure.
  • You should be an enthusiastic, determined and motivated individual with the desire to progress within this role.
  • Flexible, hard-working and be a self-starter.
  • You will be looking to make an impact on a growing team working within a fast-growing technology.
  • A full UK driving license.

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