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Test Technician

  • Location: Rochdale
  • Salary: competitive per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Emma Bainbridge
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: asap
  • Expiry Date: 02 May 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH81921_1711013761

On behalf of my client, a leading Aerospace and Defence Electronics organisation based in Greater Manchester I am pleased to present the opportunity for a Test Technician on a permanent basis.

The successful candidate will be responsible for testing Sub-0assembly and Final assembly items in accordance with defined Test Procedures and/or relevant Manufacturing and Test Instructions.

This is a truly unique opportunity to join the business in a period of exciting growth, coupled with them having recently relocated to smart new offices in Rochdale with excellent transport links.

You will be responsible for:

  • Providing Test Sub and Top assemblies to support the manufacturing process
  • Diagnosing and analysing failures down to component level
  • Completion of test reports and records in accordance with defined Test procedures
  • Supporting design and NPI teams in developing Test Schedules for new products
  • Performing test equipment maintenance as defined within the appropriate maintenance procedures
  • Supporting Avionics Test and Environmental Test


  • HNC or equivalent experience
  • Engineering / technical experience in electronics assembly, testing and diagnostics
  • Understanding of drawings and the schematics of products to trace the root cause of a failure
  • Excellent cross functional team working skills

The package:
* You'll receive a very competitive salary (£££ offered depends on level of experience), an early Friday finish and other benefits including pension, life assurance and 25 days' (plus bank holidays). In addition there are other non-tangible benefits including a commitment to training, development and career development.

*** Please note this roles require UK defence security clearance to SC level as a minimum, you must be SC clearable to apply for this role ***