Mechanical Test Technician

Job Reference: WM – 2139

Location: Cambridge

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Mechanical Test Technician 


  • Building and developing prototypes and pre-production assemblies for test
  • Developing test methods and jigs and fixtures
  • Testing complex electromechanical assemblies and scientific instruments

About You:

  • Proven practical experience of high-tech assembly and test (preferably within a regulated environment such as medical/pharmaceutical or aerospace)
  • Ability to fabricate various components using a wide range of materials and mechanical equipment, utilising; metal working, soldering and 3D printing skills
  • Ability to interpret mechanical and electrical / electronic drawings and to follow these to assemble the required product
  • Experience of using mechanical and electronic measurement equipment
  • Good understanding of materials and manufacturing processes
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills
  • Good report writing skills including conclusions and recommendations
  • Experience in working with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Rigorous attention to detail combined with a creative approach to problem solving
  • Good communication skills (written & verbal)
  • A desire to help and support your fellow team members

Job Application:

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply to send a copy of your full CV – or call us now.

Whilst this position may not be of interest to you or suit your skills and experience, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with a member of the team at Willcox Matthews to understand how we can support you.

We receive a large number of applications for all of our positions – Therefore, if you have not received a response within 10 working days, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK