Systems Engineer - Systems Test/Fault Finding - Aviation Posted Mar 14
Experis IT , Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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Systems Engineer - Systems Test Fault Finding - Aviation


6 months

Hourly rate negotiable

This role encompasses all engineering disciplines with exposure to various electronic systems, products and technologies.

Working within the Sustainment Engineering team, the Test Systems Support Engineer provides through-life expertise and support for those test systems used in the manufacture of aviation products and components. They are responsible for the resolution of engineering, process, and test issues maximising production yield in order to satisfy the needs of our customers.


The Test Systems Engineer will be responsible for investigating and resolving engineering issues with Test Systems. Working in a production environment, the engineer will be capable of diagnosing test system electrical and electronic issues as well as driving design changes. The role requires handling of multiple tasks and the ability to respond to changing priorities whilst still delivering against task completion commitments.

Key Activities

Rapid response to production test equipment failures

Technical investigation of test equipment issues

Provide root cause analysis and corrective action resulting from FRACAS activities (Failure Reporting Analysis and Corrective Action System)

Update and release of supporting documentation

Scoping and progressing longer term solutions

Closing out new and ongoing Corrective Actions

Scoping work for outsource suppliers

Drive down the cost of production through the generation and execution of process improvement and material cost reduction initiatives

Ensuring compliance with mandatory regulations, standards and company processes


Qualification to degree level in an electronic/electrical discipline, or equivalent experience

Technical knowledge of Test Systems hardware and software

Experience/knowledge of electrical and electronics hardware and software design and support activities

Experience of working in a similar role and environment, not limited to aerospace

Desired Characteristics

Labwindows CVI/Pascal/Scripting language programming experience

C/C++ programming experience of developing software which interfaces with Test Equipment hardware

Proactive self-starter

Good problem solving skills

Planning and task management skills

Good communication skills

Please submit your CV in the first instance.

Employment Type: Contract