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Manufacturing Test Technician
Blackwood, Caerphilly
Salary: £25771.00 - £27738.00 per annum + Pension and benefits
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date:
Job Reference: BBBH30916
Added: 23 Sep 2022
Job Description
Our client is the world's largest independent manufacturer of power generators, and they've been a key figure within Electrical Engineering for over 130 years, offering a wide range of 'electrical machines', and providing their customer chain with the highest calibre equipment and after sales service.

The main purpose of the role is to functionally test and inspect a range of Switchgear products using a range of both medium and high voltage test equipment


Key Responsibilities:

* Reports to the Test Supervisor
* Ensuring that all products are correctly tested to the applicable standard/specification as per HSS test schedules
* Operating medium and high voltage test equipment working safely at all times
* Working in conformance with ISO 9001/12000 test standards
* Producing reports on the causes of failures and inefficiencies using statistical data and cost analysis and recommending appropriate solutions /improvements to business systems
* Ensuring that the company quality policy and management system is understood and adopted
* Investigate/problem solve issues within the test department and report them to the supervisor
* Apply production procedures and maintain them for test personnel
* Identification and implementation of Health and Safety requirements within the Test department
* Achieve on-time delivery of product testing in line with the agreed production plan
* Willingness to be trained in delivering the company FAT programme across all products
* Can fault find electrical components using a schematic
* Carry out mechanical assembly and tightness testing etc.
* Carry out High Voltage AC and DC pressure testing
* Preform Primary & Secondary Injection
* Switchgear function, control & protection testing
* Experience in the electrical testing of MV switchboards including such items as protection relays, controls and metering. Experience of PLC systems would be an advantage
* Experience with three phase systems
* Insulation resistance testing
* Experience of PLC systems would be an advantage


Qualifications/ Functional Experience:

* HNC or Degree in an Electrical discipline
* ONC or equivalent will be considered in lieu of the above
* Extensive engineering experience in a relevant discipline
* Experience of Protection relays (MiCOM, Argus, SIPROTEC etc.)
* LV or MV Switchgear experience

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