PROCESS AND PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT TECHNICIAN

Location: WREXHAM
Salary: Negotiable
Reference : 19998
Permanent

Our client is a worldwide manufacturing organisation who are looking for a Process and Product Development Technician to join their Wrexham office on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will join their team of Process & Development Engineering Team. The role will support the team with testing materials and complex cables, utilising the Laboratory equipment and reporting results.

 

Role/Responsibilities:

  • Management of Lab calibration (internal and external), the calibration database and calibration schedule and procedures.

  • Management of the Accelerated Long Duration Water Ageing Test programme using both the 50Hz and 500Hz test facilities, including preparation of samples, loading of samples, management of the water changes to support the risk management activities.

  • Undertaking the electrical ramp breakdown testing at various stages of the ageing test, managing witnessing engineers and writing complete Test Reports.

  • Supporting the team with regard to testing on new materials being investigated and new products being developed.

  • Supporting Quality in carrying out regular sample testing against Wrexham product Quality Plans for conductor resistance, materials, volume resistivity, compatibility, shrinkage, dimensions.

  • To Learn the safe operation of complex electrical test equipment and assist with the setup of HV tests, including process control instrumentation.

  • Reading, interpreting and becoming familiar with international testing standards.  Monitoring tests and accurately recording results.

  • Sample contract testing for HV projects.

  • Undertaking full electrical and material type approval testing for Wrexham cable products.

  • Management of Laboratory safety procedures for all activities within the Lab.

  • Fingerprinting of new CCV materials as necessary and benchmarking against current ones.

  • Preparation of Wrexham samples for submission.

  • Support for customer product quality complaint investigations in terms of carrying out any necessary testing.

 

  • Skills/Experience:

  • Degree / HNC Qualified in an Engineering related discipline.

  • Preferably practical experience in materials testing and electrical testing

  • Good computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office and MS Access.

  • Self-motivated, good manual & practical skills, high safety awareness.

  • Highly organised and able to work on own with minimal supervision.

 

Company benefits:

  • Competitive package.

  • 39 hours per week.

  • Holiday: 25 days holiday plus 8 statutory bank holidays

  • Contributory pension scheme: employee (4%) and employer (up to 8%)

  • On site car parking.

reimbursement of Optical, Dental, Chiropody, Consultant fees up to set limits