Job title: Senior Test Engineer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable
Location: Widnes, UK
Job published: 10/05/2024
Job ID: 32524
Contact name: James Lawson
Phone number: +447498608922
Contact email:

Job Description

Senior Test Engineer

Widnes - £35,000


Our client is a leading provider of electronic design and assembly services. They work with customers at the leading edge of new product development in areas as diverse as scientific research, fire detection, X-ray scanning and medical robotics. They support customers from initial design, prototyping and certification through to volume manufacture, maintenance & repair. In short; the complete product lifecycle.

As a Senior Test / Development Engineer you will be responsible in conjunction with the design team for the development of new test procedures and the associated equipment along with general test and fault diagnosis of electronic systems across a wide range of customer products.


Duties will include:

- Technical supervision of test activities undertaken by technician staff.

- Diagnosis and resolution of issues with products under test.

- Maintenance and improvement of existing Test Rigs / Equipment / Programs

- Specification, development and construction of new Test Rigs / Test Equipment.


This role would suit a “hands-on” engineer with a broad range of skills from mechanical and electronic construction, through to programming. You would ideally be educated to degree level in electronics or a related engineering discipline. However, previous demonstrable experience in a similar role or industry will be accepted in lieu of formal qualifications. You should have a keen eye for detail and an aptitude for delivering ‘right first time’ results against challenging project timescales. Good general computer skills are essential. Where necessary specific system level training will be provided.



This position offers 20 days holiday plus an extra day for each complete years service to a maximum of 24 days plus paid bank holidays, 5% employer and 4% employee pension scheme, free parking.

4 Day Working Week – Mon – Thurs 7am to 5pm.


Suitable candidates should apply immediately through the advertisement. The Consultant managing this vacancy will contact applicants of interest.

We regret that this client is unable to sponsor work permit or work permit transfer applications. Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK. The Electronics Group is an employment consultancy and currently has permanent vacancies for Electrical, Electronics and Engineering professionals throughout the United Kingdom. If you are looking for work in this area, we may be able to assist you, please contact a member of our team on 0113 274 4270.