Test Engineer
2d ago

The Opportunity

We have an opportunity for a Test Engineer to join us at Leonardo in Edinburgh. As a Test Engineer you will support the Radar department within our Operations function at our Radar and Targeting (RATs) Line of Business (Lob) This role will require shift working, which will include nights.

You will be involved in the testing and diagnostic analysis of 'cutting edge' avionic systems for a wide range of military & civilian aircraft.

These products include mechanically scanning radar systems (M-Scan) and active electronically scanning array (AESA) radar systems.

What we can offer you :

  • Flexible working : We offer our employees the time and flexibility they need to enjoy a balanced life
  • Continuous Learning : You’ll be supported in ongoing personal development including access to thousands of online courses free of charge via Coursera
  • Annual leave : We offer 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays
  • Award-winning pension scheme : Our multi-award-winning pension scheme includes generous employer contribution
  • Flexible benefits : Our company-funded approach to flexible benefits allows employees to make choices appropriate for them.
  • Each employee has access to a wide choice of lifestyle, health and wellbeing options best suited to their individual lifestyle goals.

  • Employee discount schemes : In addition to the above flexible benefits, our employees benefit from access to everyday discounts with many high street and online retailers, restaurants and days out.
  • Family friendly policies
  • Positive support for the Reserve Forces, including additional time off for Reservists
  • To find out about all our Company benefits please visit :

    https : / / uk.leonardocompany.com / en / people-careers / life-at-leonardo / company-benefits

    What you will do

    Test & Fault diagnosis of complex Digital, RF & Microwave units in a high technology aerospace & defence manufacturing environment.

    This will be broken down into the following :

  • RF test
  • Digital test
  • Analogue test
  • Interpretation and adherence to test specifications.
  • Interpretation of technical drawings and circuit diagrams.
  • Fault diagnosis using diagnostic equipment e.g. Spectrum Analyser
  • Electrical Safety Testing
  • Product Acceptance Test Procedures
  • Vibration Testing (preferred)
  • Thermal Testing (preferred)
  • To identify and pursue solutions to shortcomings with respect to test equipment, test methods and test documentation.
  • Maintain effective and pro-active communication with Project, Quality and Engineering functions
  • To ensure standard handover procedure and effective communication is applied over all Radar product
  • Responsibility for designated SC21 / 5S areas to be completed in line with daily / weekly / monthly sign off sheets
  • You will work closely with Systems and Electronics engineers to solve real integration problems on complex systems
  • You may have opportunities to contribute towards the investigation and analysis of leading edge development methodologies and influence the future path of development within Leonardo
  • Most training will be delivered through on-the-job experience
  • What we are looking for

  • High level of dexterity
  • Good visual clarity
  • PC literate
  • HND / Degree educated in system / electrical / RF engineering
  • Experience with SAP production systems (preferable)
  • Ability to work in an ISO class 9 clean room (requires dust over coat at all times)
  • Ability to work in engineering laboratory environment
  • Ability to work under pressure and / or tight timescales
  • Strong organisational skills
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