Senior Test Technician

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Up to £30,000 per year plus profit share (typically additional 10% of salary)
28 Aug 2018
25 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Senior Test Technician
Permanent, full time (35 hours / week)

£25k - £30k per year depending on skills and experience.
+Profit share (variable, but typically 10% of salary in recent years)


  • 25 days holiday
  • workplace pension
  • income protection insurance
  • death in service benefit
  • childcare voucher scheme
  • cycle to work scheme

Overview: Ideal for candidates with significant experience of assembly and
troubleshooting of electronics/gas/mechanical systems.

The role offers excellent scope to rapidly develop your existing skills across a
wide range of areas, supported by other members of the team.

Job Description:

  • Testing of products according to existing test procedures.
  • Troubleshooting and repair of mechanical, electrical and gas systems.
  • Calibration of products in a laboratory environment.
  • Servicing of products returned from customers.
  • Feed back of diagnosed faults.
  • Work with team to identify opportunities for test procedure improvements.

Required Skills:

  • Soldering, basic repair of electrical and electronic systems
  • Diagnosis of faults on digital and analogue electronics, with tools including DVM, oscilloscope and with reference to schematics.
  • Diagnosis of faults in gas / vacuum systems.
  • Workshop skills- hand and power tools.
  • Competence with Windows PCs, including Excel for data manipulation.

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Company Background:

Cambustion’s high-value scientific instrumentation products are sold globally, including Asia, North America and Europe, to a mix of university and research customers. Headquartered in Cambridge, UK, the company is privately owned, with over 30 years of steady growth. We invest heavily in R&D and continue to develop new and existing product ranges.
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