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Employer Mss Recruitment
Job Title Development Test Engineer

Our client requires an innovative and self-motivated Development Test Engineer to support the product development process of various new products.The successful applicant would be responsible for the specification and delivery of development test processes. The applicant will have a strong technical background and minimum 3 years experience in a similar role.

Job Title: Development Test Engineer

Reporting to: Product Development Manager

Job Summary:

As a Development Test Engineer, you will be primarily tasked with the continual monitoring, investigating of products that are being life tested as well as supporting development test requirements as they arise. This exciting position offers you a unique opportunity to work witha talented team of engineers involved in the new product development process. The role is interesting,challenging and varied.


  • You will be responsible for monitoring the life test programme for various new products as well as testing new design changes on existing product ranges
  • Defining test protocols for different development tests as required.
  • Validating test methods, gauge R&R etc
  • Executing development tests, compiling technical reports and presenting findings.
  • Analysing test data and trend analysis
  • Investigation of test failures and establishing root causes.
  • Produce test method and design documentation that ensures a successful transition to production.
Key requirements:

  • You will hold a degree, B.Eng. in a relevant Engineering discipline.
  • You will demonstrate excellent written and spoken communication skills.
  • You will have a strong attention to detail that is essential in this role.
  • You are a self-starter and have the initiative to work on your own.
  • You are familiar and have previously used structured problem-solving skills.
  • You are familiar with Design of Experiments
  • Good knowledge of destructive and non-destructive test methods
  • You have a good can-do attitude
  • You are an enthusiastic ‘hands-on’ individual.
  • The role would be primarily Swords based, but you may be required to travel to another Renishaw UK site.
  • You should hold a full clean driving licence
Although not essential, it is desirable if applicants have the following:

  • Six Sigma trained to green belt level or higher
  • Proficient in the use of Minitab or similar

Our client is one of the world`s leading engineering and scientific technology companies, with expertise in precision measurement and healthcare. The company supplies products and services used in applications as diverse as jet engine and wind turbine manufacture, through to dentistry and brain surgery.

It is also a world leader in the field of additive manufacturing (also referred to as metal 3D printing), where it is the only UK business that designs and makes industrial machines which ‘print` parts from metal powder.

The Group currently has more than 70 offices in 35 countries, witharound 4,300employees worldwide. Around 2,600 people are employed within the UK where the company carries out much of its research, development and its manufacturing. Their Dublin plant has 200 employees.

Their people are fundamental to their success and they have created a working environment that allows staff to maximise their potential. Their people are central to the success of the business and, over the past 40 years, their innovative, hard-working and loyal employees have helped to make our client a highly successful, globally respected company.

Many of their employees have worked with them for two or three decades, creating a wealth of specialised engineering expertise that can be shared with newer recruits. They work hard to promote a workplace that encourages open communication and innovative thinking.

As such they are able to ensure our people feel valued and can achieve their career goals. “Apply innovation” is a way of life for their employees, not just a strap-line. They have continued to protect their core businesses with exciting new patented technology and process developments whilst also diversifying into new product and market areas.

They believe that their staff are vital to their success as a business and so they continually invest in the growth and development of their people. The development of their staff is one of the core values of the company. They believe that each employee should have the ability to grow and to reach their full potential. Many of their employees have gone on to further their education and skill set through company sponsored programs.

This role also includes great personal benefits and professional growth opportunities. An example of what is offered to our team members is as follows:

  • Competitive salary
  • Subsidised healthcare cover
  • Life assurance
  • Contributory Pension scheme
  • Subsidised onsite restaurant
  • On site fitness centre
  • Annual appraisal review programme
  • Annual salary review and discretionary bonus scheme
  • Training and development
  • Inventors scheme awards
  • Long service awards

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Location Dublin North
Date Added 69 days ago
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