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Test Technician

Aerospace & Defence
Job Type:
Market related


Your main responsibilities as a Test Technician will involve:

  • Working within an integrated manufacturing team, testing products to set target times and within the project schedule

  • Carrying out testing and fault-finding on a variety of new and mature analogue and digital electronics products such as Pilot Displays, Flight Controls and Flight Computers

  • Fault-finding to component level using appropriate circuit diagrams and test equipment when a failure is identified

  • Ensuring unit compliance to test specifications and procedures

  • There may be some migration of this skill into other Technician disciplines such as inspection, fitting and/or wiring


Your skills and qualifications as a Test Technician:

  • Ability to read and interpret circuit diagrams

  • Testing and fault-finding experience (to component level)

  • Knowledge of workshop practices, quality standards and disciplines

  • IT knowledge is important as our production aids, drawings, routings and most specifications are delivered electronically via a Manufacturing Execution System


What we're looking for in you:

You will be able to operate effectively as part of a larger team, demonstrating excellent communication skills with an ability to support other team members/ other teams. You will be confident in providing constructive feedback and proactive in looking for improvement opportunities.


Location: Rochester

Salary: Competitive (Night shift / Twilight shift / Rotating shift patterns also include £significant shift premiums)


Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.


One of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.


Electronic Systems

The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom.

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