Senior Engineer - Test

Job Description

Eaton Bedhampton


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Do you want to work for a global player, where we care about ethics, inclusion and diversity and our people?


Senior Development & Test Engineer

Working as a part of our award-winning Engineering team you will lead, plan and execute the testing programs

Job Role

  • Leading, planning, executing and monitoring development and qualification testing programs and activities on complex aircraft components, with support and guidance from engineering team.

  • Design and practical assembly of bespoke hydraulic and electro-hydraulic development and qualification test setups, with coaching and guidance from engineering team.  

  • Development and configuration of closed loop control systems, both mechanical and electronic.

  • Support with design and development of new engineering / production hydraulic test rigs.

  • Lead internal team meetings and presentations.

  • Preparation, review and approval of detailed development and qualification test reports.

  • Preparation, review and approval of qualification test procedures that demonstrate verification of a design, in compliance with customer specification requirements

  • Development and assembly of prototypes and engineering test units.

  • Technical approval of hydraulic development and qualification test setups.  

  • Ownership and maintenance of engineering procedures related to engineering development and test.

  • Design and analysis of test fixtures using 3D CAD software, using hand calculations and finite element analysis.

  • Working to aerospace industry standards & specifications, as well as aircraft specific requirements.

  • Managing and being accountable for engineering test equipment, instrumentation and facilities.

  • Ensuring timely and consistent communication on status of development and qualification activities and working to project deadlines.

  • Support to testing and investigation of in-service failures & air accident investigations.

  • Working in a high quality, high safety environment.


Are you?

  • BEng degree or equivalent experience.

  • Proven experience in a professional engineering environment, in aerospace or other highly regulated industry.

  • Experience configuring test instrumentation useful but not essential.

  • Good practical skills and willingness to engage in hands-on activities.

  • Strong learning agility.

  • Proactiveness and ability to work independently and as part of an engineering team.

  • Basic understanding of control system theory.

  • electronic knowledge and ability to comprehend electrical and electronic principles.

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Good record keeping, meticulousness and attention to detail.

  • Good presentation and communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Good technical English and report writing skills.

  • Working in a professional team in customer facing scenarios.

Travel – 10% of the time.


If yes, then we want to hear about you!


What Eaton offers?


  • Competitive compensation and benefits package

  • Contract in fast growing global company

  • Challenging projects in dynamic collaborative team

  • Great promotional opportunities – We encourage internal promotion, whenever possible

  • Excellent working environment – safety and ethic are important for us



Candidate applying to the vacancy will be subject of the background screening.


We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Engineering

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No