Test Engineer

Job Description

Eaton, Burton-on-the-Wolds


Join Eaton and help us provide energy-efficient solutions that have a real impact on the environment. We make what matters work. Find out more on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=baa_aiJ4L7E



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


Test Engineer



The main task of the Test Engineer is to efficiently undertake testing and produce test reports in line with the requirements of ISO17025 and IATF16949. The incumbent should also support the development and maintenance of the test laboratory.

Your key deliverables:


  • Perform tests as generated by incremental development projects, CE technical file testing and competitor evaluation testing.

  • Ensures that the quality of testing and laboratory reports are in line with ISO 17025 requirements and the customers (both internal and external) expectations

  • Contribute towards maintaining ASTA Intertek ISO17025 laboratory recognition and expand scope as required

  • Contribute towards maintaining IATF16949 laboratory recognition and expand scope as required

  • Support maintenance and calibration of all equipment used for measurements

  • Maintain laboratory documentation including IEC, EN, BS, UL and CSA standards, work instructions, training matrixes, sample location and test report log

  • Ensures that Eaton safety requirements are met and we retain a zero accident rate year

  • Supervise and train apprentices and interns in any testing undertaken

  • Perform testing on behalf of QA to investigate customer complaints and compile reports suitable for transmission to the customer

  • Maintain laboratory 5S

  • Participate in BEAMA, BSI and IEC standard committee work in order to succeed experienced engineers approaching retirement

  • Organise and witness high power testing as required


Are you?

  • Possessing in over 2 years work experience in an electrical testing laboratory

  • Electrical related higher qualified

  • Able to understand and interpret international standards and perform tests accordingly

  • Able to provide absolute honesty in performing and reporting results. Not persuaded to produce results in Eaton’s favour when performance is marginal

  • Possessing in general hands on workshop skills- such as machining, soldering and hand tools.

  • Self driven, pro-active, customer focused

  • Well organized and capable of managing multiple complex task to completion

  • Able to communicate solutions confidently to internal and external customers

  • A good communicator to all levels

  • Able to demonstrate a positive and enthusiastic attitude



    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: ICPD

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: Yes, 10 % of the Time