Qualification Engineer

To assist with testing newly developed and existing products to ensure these meet the required standards and specifications. This will include testing of software and hardware. The results of this must then be clearly communicated to the relevant team and management.

  • Closing Date:TBC
  • Job Location:Nelson, Head Office

Typical Responsibilties

  • Functionality testing of new and existing software and hardware to test specifications.
  • To maintain an up to date working knowledge of industry standards, customs, practices and all Protec systems, both current and legacy, as well as any necessary third-party equipment.
  • Liaise with R&D providing feedback on any issues found.
  • Highlight concerns or repetition of faults or issues to the Technical Services Manager, providing in depth information where necessary.
  • Writing test harness software in languages such as Python.
  • Cover within the Technical Team where necessary and provide support to a wide range of people beyond engineering staff such as export clients, sales engineers, design staff, end users via telephone, e-mail and Skype where appropriate.
  • Build and maintain test equipment racks.
  • Assist in diagnosing faults with products returned from customers.
  • Testing products to ensure these meets and conform to the correct specifications
  • Provide professionally written test reports.
  • Attend customer sites where required.
  • Provide written technical procedures to assist Protec engineers.
  • Electromagnetic Compatibility testing.
  • Any other duties commensurate with the role.

Person Specification

Candidates shall be able to demonstrate the necessary qualifications, experience, skills, and traits to meet the requirements set below. Requirements for the role shall be evidenced on the application form and in the interview process. Please use the following as guidance when completing the further information section of your application form.

Qualifications Essential / Desirable To be identified by
A full electrical based qualification such as City & Guilds, ONC, HNC etc Essential Application
Experience Essential / Desirable To be identified by
Experience of working within the electrical / electronic sector Essential Application
A working knowledge of electrical circuits & measuring devices Essential Interview
Experience of working with Fire Alarms and associated systems Desirable Interview / Application
Skills / Abilities Essential / Desirable To be identified by
Competent using technology such as laptops,measuring devices, smart phones etc Essential Interview
Ability to accurately guide someone through problem solving of complicated electronic systems remotely Essential Interview / Application
Good interpersonal skills and the ability towork as part of a team Essential Interview
Excellent oral and written communication skills Essential Interview / Application
The ability to communicate effectively with staff at varying levels throughout the company Essential Interview
Familiarity with Microsoft Office packages Essential Interview
Other Essential / Desirable To be identified by
A genuine interest in your work with an enthusiasm and willingness to learn Essential Interview / Application
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Email your CV, job application form and any relevant further information to recruitment@protec.co.uk

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