Junior Test Engineer.

  • Blackwood, Caerphilly
  • £22000 - £24000 per annum

Junior Test Engineer

  • Blackwood, Caerphilly
  • £22000 - £24000 per annum
  • Posted January 25, 2023

Job Title: Graduate Predictive Test Engineer
Location: Blackwood/Crumlin
Salary: £23,000 salary increasing to £24,000 after a 6 month probation
Hours: Full time Permanent Mon-Fri days regular but flexible

Here at The recruitment Co we are recruiting a Junior Test Engineer to work for a client of ours based in the Blackwood/Crumlin area.

Working within the Engineering team with a focus on Simulation and Test. The ability to visualise problems and then express and investigate within a simulation package is vital. The person will have the drive to develop themselves in the job by applying their current knowledge to a practical work environment and building upon it to benefit both the individual and the business. To achieve this, the individual will need to marry their design & simulation skills to component testing and be willing to learn and contribute ideas for the early validation of design and process. The candidate should have good practical abilities and a desire to get hands on with our wide range of test equipment and rigs.

Main Job Roles:

  • The simulation of mechanical behaviour of the components, using Ansys (static, modal vibration, linear and plastic, transient).
  • Operating and contributing to maintenance of several test rigs.
  • Use macros driving Ansys to support application engineering work for customers.
  • Use CFD to simulate hot gas and liquid flow in heat exchangers and other fluid transfer components.
  • Use of CAD and Ansys to generate models for simulation.
  • Interpretation of experimental performance data to aid prediction and correlation.
  • Lead in test set up and iteration especially with multi-axis testing.
  • Write reports with developed conclusions based on simulation and / or test results.
  • Support design decisions for new products based upon simulation and test results.

Required Experience:

  • Mechanical Engineering degree (or similar field).
  • FEA knowledge is desirable.
  • Good knowledge of fluid mechanics and CFD would be advantageous
  • Good general computing skills including visual basic.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good practical skills and a desire to work in a hands-on environment.
  • Maintain a high standard of Health and Safety.
  • Ability to communicate information, whether technical or non-technical to internal stakeholders,customers, & suppliers in a clear and concise manner.
  • Strong technical & analytical knowledge with “thinking outside of the box” mind set.
  • Ensure that all work activities and records comply with Company Policies, Procedures and Codes of Practice.
  • Valid UK Driving licence & Passport – Willing and able to travel globally and at times, at short notice.


  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Excellent Salary Sacrifice Pension Scheme (Employee Contribution up to 10%/ Employer contribution up to 10%)
  • Life Insurance (6 times annual salary)
  • Access to pool cars for travel
  • Company laptop/ phone
  • Free Parking
  • Flexible Working Policy
  • Homeworking Policy

If you feel this role is for you then please apply now!


The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we’re committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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