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ATD Laboratory Technician

ATDLaboratory Technician

Encocamengineering are recruitingLaboratory Technician,to work in their Test Lab inHuntingdon, Cambridgeshire;certifying our crash test dummies and the various parts for use before delivery to the major car manufacturers around the world.

Crash test dummies are more professionally known as Anthropomorphic Test Devices (ATDs). You will be responsible for undertaking the physical testing of our ATD parts. This could be a full-sized dummy or simply a knee ligament which is used for inverse testing in the automotive industry. More information about the full range of ATDs/aPLIs/FlexPLIs is available from the Cellbond website.

The work involved includes both the testing before assembly and the instrumentation calibration for the sensors that record data when the ATDs are being used by our customers. All dummies are certified before they are shipped from Huntingdon and return at regular intervals for re-calibration.

There is a wide range of job functions, which will include:

  • Undertake the testing facility work schedule actively planning for testing, work instructions, training, etc.
  • Undertake tests, analyse data and report writing/preparation of results as required.
  • Undertake research into test types, standards and material information as required.
  • Undertake instrumentation calibration as required.
  • Assist in the evaluation and testing of new products and materials. Participate in relevant product development projects.
  • To co-operate with project engineers, and people from other departments to deliver test programmes and ensure they meet the project requirements.
  • Ensure the Equipment Calibration is undertaken and accurate at all times.
  • Support the Certification of relevant products.
  • Deliver the preparation of samples for both customers and in-house testing.
  • Assist with the preparation of job packs and drawings for production purposes.

Maintaining the 5-S principles in the laboratory.

To adhere to health and safety regulations (including adequate knowledge of COSHH, MSDS, PPE)

To plan and undertake specific projects.

Create, Review and sign-off test reports and CofCs .

You will need to be a good team player willing to take on responsibility but with a flexible attitude to work. If you have a background in engineering or looking for your next Test Technician role, this could be the job for you.

Just to note, this role may be moving to day shifts in the future (earlies and lates) to accommodate the volume of testing in the lab.

If you think youve got the skill set to fulfil the role, send us your CV today.

Huntingdon, England, UK