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Test Engineer

in Manchester, Manchester

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Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Req. ID

    R3265

  • Organization

    Life Science

  • Job Category

    Quality

  • Job Type

    Full time

  • Job Location

    Northbank, Irlam
    Manchester, Manchester M44 5AY
    UK

Overview

We are looking to recruit a graduate or junior Engineer, to join our Engineering Reliability team at Brooks Life Sciences based in Irlam, Manchester. 

The role will see you working on Brooks Automation and Robotics equipment. 

Main responsibilities

  • Working on New Product Development, R&D
  • Responsible for the testing of all Brooks life Science products available for reliability testing at their Manchester site.
  • Working on Automation and Robotics equipment.
  • Setting up and carrying out hardware tests on system modules (e.g. selectors) as well as complete systems (e.g. stores)
  • Carrying out various tests from component level to full system life cycle tests, to help assess their reliability.
  • Serves as the primary technical interface with both design (Mechanical, Electrical and Software departments) and manufacture teams to prepare, perform and report on test activities required.
  • Monitoring of hardware for faults.
  • Working on own initiative, on various test projects.
  • Identifying any problems/errors during the test, reporting them to the Engineering teams, applying analytical methods to find the failure cause, writing detailed test reports.
  • Maintaining documentation of test results to assist in debugging and modification of software.
  • Consults with SW development engineers in resolution of problems, whilst suggesting possible improvements that can be made.
  • Defining processes and test procedures,
  • Creating and updating related documentation

Skills required

  • Bachelors Degree Educated or/HNC
  • Background in Mechatronics is preferred
  • You must also have strong interpersonal skills, be comfortable working in a team environment and be confident in dealing with colleagues and clients worldwide.
  • Must be able to read and interpret Electrical Drawings and Schematics.
  • Preferably some Motion Control Experience or understanding of concepts.
  • Excellent PC skills and report writing skills. Predominately Excel and Word.
  • Logical thinking, and methodical approach to problem solving

JOB LOCATION

Northbank, Irlam
Manchester, Manchester  M44 5AY

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