Test & Development Engineer

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Test & Development (T&D) Engineer to provide expertise and support to the business on the performance and functional capabilities of Mettler-Toledo's X-Ray inspection product range.

The T&D Engineer will work closely with the software and hardware design teams during product development and product enhancements, providing their input and analysis.  They will conduct feasibility studies and support the development and testing of new products.  Additionally the role will help to provide strong internal communications across functions (Service, Quality & Production) in order to aid problem solving and continuous improvement.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Gain in depth knowledge of the operation of X-ray inspection systems in order to assist with product development, continuous improvement, customer quotations, applications testing and analysis.
  • Support the Software and hardware development processes by acting as the end user and feeding back if requirements are understood.
  • Support other functions with detailed technical input on new bids and during new platform development projects.
  • Support Production team with development of Software and Hardware related SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures).
  • Performance testing of software / hardware and product handling / reject systems and creation of associated data reference matrices.
  • Assist in software/hardware issue resolution (root cause analysis) during the development process.
  • Provide strong interface to Service, Quality, & Production teams to relay new knowledge gained.
  • Provide system set-up training on complex systems.
  • Provide input to development projects based on lessons learned in field issues.
  • Support the Technical Author with input to new User and Technical Documentation.

What You Need to Succeed

  • Degree qualified or City & Guilds 224, ONC or HNC in Electronics / Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Excellent knowledge of electrical and electronic systems used in machinery.
  • Experience of IT networking of machinery.
  • Strong mechanical understanding (moving parts, motors, pneumatics etc).
  • Relevant field experience in the use of complex machinery with mechanical, software and hardware electronics content will be beneficial.
  • Understanding of product testing methods (EMC, software validation etc).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to interface with all parts of the business internally and externally - particularly with customers.

Our Offer to You

  • Competitive Salary
  • Employee bonus scheme
  • Life assurance (Four times Salary)
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays

About Mettler Toledo

METTLER TOLEDO is a leading global supplier of precision instruments and services. We are recognized as an innovation leader and our solutions are critical in key R&D, quality control, and manufacturing processes for customers in a wide range of industries including life sciences, food, and chemicals. We operate throughout the world with a culture shaped by innovation and international flair.

Equal Opportunity Employment

We promote equal opportunity worldwide and value diversity in our teams in terms of business background, area of expertise, gender and ethnicity. For more information on our commitment to Sustainability, Diversity and Equal Opportunity please visit us here

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East of England

Royston (Cambridge)

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Podmiot Prawny

Mettler-Toledo Safeline X-Ray Limited

Greenfield, Royston Business Park
Royston SG8 5HN
United Kingdom

+44 1763 257 900