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Graduate Mechanical Test Technician

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  • Location:

    Cardiff

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Phil Pitman

  • Email:

    Phil.Pitman@yolkrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH35588

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Expiry date:

    25 April 2024

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Graduate Test Technician
Cardiff
£25,000 - £28,000


Yolk Recruitment are exclusively managing a new opportunity for a Mechanical Engineering graduate to join a world class engineering business that offers long term security and the opportunity to develop your career in a supportive, collaborative environment.

This is a 50/50 hands on hands off role, supporting the mechanical test of engineered products and component materials, analysing results and using your CAD skills to develop test equipment.
You'll work alongside experienced colleagues who've walked the same path and developed their careers, and who'll help you to understand everything you'll need to know in an exciting field.

We're looking for a Mechanical graduate who enjoys hands on engineering and physical work as much as the prospect of desk based engineering, who enjoys variety and wants to learn in an environment that will give you fantastic exposure to an end to end development process.

This is what you'll be doing

  • Carrying out varied test activities to verify performance of products and appropriate properties of materials to support R&D and NPD
  • Support the specification and development of new test equipment
  • Recording data accurately and supporting it's analysis using Excel and Matlab
  • Ensuring R&D test equipment is serviced and calibrated
  • Develop and carry out risk assessments for R&D test equipment

This is what you'll need

  • The ability to read engineering drawings
  • CAD experience (no package preference)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and experience of Matlab
  • Hands-on/practical ability
  • Mechanical HNC, HND, Degree or experience

And this is what you'll get in return

  • £25,000 - £28,000 depending on experience
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • 15% combined pension contribution
  • Early finish on Friday
  • Professional development and career opportunities
  • Experience collaborating with experiened engineers working on the highest profile engineering projects!

In return you'll receive an attractive package, opportunities to develop personally and professionally with full exposure to engaging projects with one of the UK's leading names in Engineering and Manufacturing.


If you feel you have the skills, experience and passion to be successful in this role apply now!


*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.

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