Development Test Engineer (NPDI) - METTLER TOLEDO

Development Test Engineer (NPDI)

Publication Date: Oct 18, 2017
Working Place:Mettler Toledo Safeline X-ray, Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 5HN

To provide expertise and support to the business with regards to the validation of the performance capability and functional capability of new product development projects.

The role works closely together with the mechanical, electrical, software and hardware design teams during product development and product enhancements providing input and analysis.  Conduct feasibility studies of new products.

  • Formulate, document and execute test plans to validate system performance against the target specification/requirements.
  • Produce comprehensive, detailed test reports to accurately document findings.
  • Liaise with various departments to help resolve issues on the machines.
  • Gain in depth knowledge of the operation of X-ray inspection systems in order to assist with product development, continuous improvement and field issues.
  • Support the New Product Development processes by validating the maturity of the product at project milestones.
  • Support other functions with detailed technical input on new bids and during new platform development projects.
  • Take the lead in issue resolution (root cause analysis) during product testing.
  • Provide strong interface to Service, Quality, & Production teams to relay new knowledge gained.
  • Support the Technical Author with input to new User and Technical Documentation.
  • Develop test rigs, jigs or fixtures where necessary from concept sketches.



Person Specification 


Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge & Experience


  • An engineering background
  • Degree qualified or City & Guilds in a relevant engineering discipline.
  • Excellent knowledge of electrical and electronic systems used in machinery.
  • Strong mechanical understanding (moving parts, motors, pneumatics, etc)
  • Significant relevant field experience in the use of complex machinery with mechanical, software and hardware electronics content will be beneficial.
  • Experience of product testing methods (EMC, environmental, vibration, durability, software validation, etc…) will be beneficial
  • .Awareness of key testing standards for compliance requirements.


Personal Attributes



 * Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to interface with all parts of the business  internally and externally.

 * Excellent problem solving ability to establish root cause.

 * Lateral thinker with an overall vision and understanding of machine processes.

 * Methodical with attention to detail.

 * Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and make confident decisions.


Additional / Other Requirements

 * The role may require occasional travel within the UK and overseas.

 * Awareness of Quality systems (e.g. ISO 9001).

 * Good abilities with MS Excel, Word, Project & PowerPoint



Competitive salary plus company benefit package, including bonus scheme. 

To find out more about us please click on the following links:

Safeline X-ray Company Video

Safeline X-ray Inspection Systems

To apply for this position please include your CV, cover letter and salary expectations. 

Thank you for your interest.

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