Test Technician


Job summary

Bluetownonline Ltd
£30,000 - £39,999
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Test Technician

Location: CM9 5FA, Maldon, Essex

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent


  • Perform experiments and test procedures on prototype and production devices. Follow strict methodologies to carry out analyses.
  • Build prototypes and test equipment involving mechanical, refrigeration, electrical construction as well as use of PC based applications.
  • Identification of problems, application of diagnostic methods to identity causes and implementation of satisfactory solutions.
  • Interpretation of technical data, production of testing reports and presentations. Discussion of testing results with engineers.
  • Maintain and calibrate laboratory equipment. Make sure lab supplies are available.
  • Complete projects by assisting project team and actively taking part of group and project meetings.
  • Practice safe work habits, including complying with all safety, health, and environmental rules and regulations.

The Candidate:

Training, professional experience:

  • Experience of working in a laboratory and running experiments.
  • Analytical, evidence driven approach.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office and database systems.
  • Ability to maintain a tidy, efficient laboratory environment.
  • Successful application of safe systems of work.
  • Lean and Design of Experiment experience are a plus.

Professional Competence/knowledge:

  • Associate degree required in Materials Science/ Technology, Physics (Bachelor's degree preferred).
  • Knowledge of scientific method.
  • Capability of troubleshooting with a hands-on approach to work and ensure delivery of the agreed targets.
  • Communicate effectively, experience in providing demonstrations and writing technical reports.
  • Maintain and calibrate technical equipment.

Personal skills:

  • Good hand-eye coordination and dexterity to use technical equipment with accuracy. Attention to detail.
  • Time management skills to work on several different projects at once.
  • Willingness to continuously improve specific techniques and apply this knowledge to solve technical problems.
  • Ability and energy to provide necessary focus on projects.
  • Team orientated and ownership to achieve organization goals.
  • Outstanding communication, both verbal and written.
  • Good team player, able to work cross-functionally across departments.
  • Comfortable working under time constraints to meet agreed deadlines.


  • 5% Employer Pension contribution
  • Unlimited training opportunities
  • On-site parking
  • Flexible working
  • Annual pay review subject to company revenue
  • Free Employee Welfare services and Social events

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Candidates with experience of: Instrument Engineer, Instrumentation Technician, Equipment Engineer, Project Technician, Fluid Handling Technician, Engineering Project Technician, Equipment Test Engineer, Testing Technician, Equipment Tester, Scientific Equipment Tester, Chemical Engineering Technician, Mechanical Engineering Technician will also be considered for the role.

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