Alignment and Test Engineer

Job Ref: sf/ba156
Sector: Manufacturing & Production
Date Added: 07 February 2018
  • Livingston, West Lothian, Scotland, Scotland
  • £24,000 - £25,000 per Annum
  • Blue Arrow Livingston
  • 01506 412 229

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Excellent opportunity to work for a leading manufacturer to help build state of the art instrumentation all over the world.

We are looking for an experienced Alignment & Test Engineer to join their growing team. Applicants should have a good understanding of either optics or precision mechanical and optical assemblies,

The role is to ensure the accurate and timely build of a new product, this position will involve the alignment and testing of high end, precision components and the calibration of instrumentation. The role will involve working to tight deadlines and following strict quality control practices. It is expected that the candidate should be able to take ownership of the product by maintaining product documentation.

Desired Skills
Work independently with minimum supervision as well as being a team player
Able to work under pressure, with the ability to multi task and meet tight deadlines with proven analytical and numerical skills
High level of attention to detail, commitment to quality and reliability are essential
Problem solving and diagnostic skills
PC literate and proficient knowledge of MS Excel and word packages

Principal duties and responsibilities
Alignment of fluorescent spectrometers
Building mechanical sub-assemblies
Final stage testing

University degree in Physics or Engineering with good knowledge of optics. Candidates who do not have formal qualifications but can demonstrate relevant work experience will also be considered.
Previous experience of optical alignment would be advantageous
Knowledge of optical spectroscopy and fluorescence spectroscopy in particular would be a distinct advantage

Contracted hours are 37.5 hours per week. The company operates a flexible working week