Test and Development Technician

Test and Development Technician

Job Description

  • Permanent
  • Pulborough RH20, UK
  • £35000 - £40000 per annum, 25 Days Annual Leave, Profit Share Scheme, UK / Year

Orion are proud to work alongside our client located in West Sussex on their latest R&D Engineering opportunity. The role of Test and Development Technician plays a pivotal role within our clients day to day operation, the role is a brand new opening due to the Test and Development Technicians having a direct progression plan into the more senior positions within our clients Research and Development Departments.

Why should you consider applying for the role of Test and Development Technician?

  • Pre-planned progression from the day you start – our client give this role a specific progression plan to take your career to the heights you want to reach.
  • Supportive and collaborative environment – our client know that it is a team effort to reach the heights of success they have
  • Hybrid working options – this business know the importance of creating the right working environment for their teams, so you will be able to take up to 1 day per week to work from home
  • Early Friday Finish – everyone loves a Friday, kickstart the weekend by finishing at lunchtime!
  • 25 Days Annual Leave (plus 8 for BH)
  • Company Profit Share Scheme
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Private Company Pension
  • Healthcare Cash Back Plan

What will you be doing as their newly appointed Test and Development Technician?

  • Collaborate with other engineering teams (design and production) regarding customer design specifications in order to better understand design and production feasibility
  • Accurately document designs to enable full manufacturing packages to be created or amended.
  • Ensure products are compliant to all current legal and regulatory requirements avoiding the use of components, materials or substances they identify as presenting a threat to the environment
  • Responsibility for adhering to the Company’s ISO 9001 Quality, ISO14001 Environmental and Health and Safety management systems and contributing towards continuous improvement
  • Design and build breadboards and prototypes to investigate/research new design techniques

What you need to be able to demonstrate on your CV: 

  • Solid experience of working as a Test Technician within either a electronic or electromechanical manufacturing/engineering environment
  • Able to interpret schematics
  • Good grasp of working with PCB’s
  • Knowledge and appreciation of how certain regulations and ISO standards can impact design layouts
  • HND/HNC or NVQ/BTEC in an engineering related subject

Please kindly note that our client are not in a position to support either immediate or future sponsorship requests, if you wish to discuss this further, please refer to the contact details on our website. 


Thank you for your application. Due to the volume of applications we receive, unfortunately we are not able to respond to every application personally, therefore, if you have not heard back from us within 5 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful. To see our other available vacancies please visit our website.



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