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Test Technician (temporary for three months)

Region: Newcastle

BEL Valves is a global business delivering high integrity valves and actuators, to critical oil and gas markets. Core activities are managed from the head office in Newcastle upon Tyne with international projects supported from local, in-country facilities and satellite sales offices. BEL Valves is one of eight businesses within the British Engines Group.

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BEL Valves has a vacancy for two  Test Technicians to work within the existing operations team at St. Peters, Newcastle on a temporary basis for three months.

The role

Reporting to the Test Lead, this role will have the primary function to carry out the pressure testing of finished assemblies to meet production and customer requirements.

Duties will include

  • To complete pressure testing activities in line with project specific requirements
  • To work to required quality standards and procedures
  • To work as part of the testing team and interface with the production support department including production control, engineering and maintenance
  • To use a range of hand tools and measuring equipment and have a working knowledge of inspection procedures in order to undertake self-inspection
  • Operate computer systems for the recording of work activities
  • To support the training of apprentices and trainees
  • To ensure that you comply with British Engines Health, Safety and Environment Policy

The person

To succeed in this role applicants should have previous experience of working in a similar role and be time served in an engineering discipline. Applicants must have an appreciation of quality improvement techniques and initiatives. They will also have a flexible approach to work activities including working all shift patterns as required to meet production needs.

Applicants will demonstrate a positive, innovative and motivated approach to work, combined with an ability to work under pressure and within time constraints, along with the ability to organise priorities and meet deadlines.