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Laboratory Engineer

Location: Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire Industry: Engineering
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum Contact: Laura Hassall
Posted: 4 months ago Contact Email: lhassall@meridianbs.co.uk

A market leader in their field, this company are looking for a candidate that brings commitment and a sense of team spirit to every challenge they take on. As a global company they offer all the benefits a top employer, committed to further development, intercultural exchange and innovation. They supply major customers in the automotive, commercial vehicle and supplier sectors.

The Role

Carry out electrical, mechanical and environmental testing using a broad range of laboratory test equipment.

  • Interpret, understand and apply test specifications compliant with current legislation, customer standards and safe working practice
  • Interpret and understand technical documents including data sheets, and design documents
  • Plan, schedule and execute product validation testing
  • Analysis of customer complaints and/or customer warranty claims
  • Fault finding analysis, utilising laboratory test equipment as appropriate
  • Preparing test reports for internal and external publication
  • Assess test equipment for maintenance to ensure maximum optimisation and a safe working environment
  • Documented compliance with company procedures supporting IATF16949 accreditation

Person Specifications

Enthusiastic passion for the automotive industry
  • A logical and analytical approach to problem solving
  • Excellent technical focus and attention to detail
  • Able to communicate and coordinate well with a small team
  • Good formal communicator, including report writing and technical summary
  • Proven experience (preferably 3yrs+) working in a testing/analytical role
  • Educated to HNC / degree level in Electrical Engineering (automotive, mechanical, or mechatronic will be considered for candidates with a sound understanding of electrical principles)
  • Good working knowledge of MS office software (especially MS Excel) as well as LabVIEW
  • Full UK driving licence, and prepared to travel to customer/supplier sites within the UK
  • Prepared to travel internationally for training purposes


  • Competitive Salary
  • Annual Bonus
  • Strong Pension (10% contribution)
  • Life Insurance
  • Benefits (Healthcare / Dental)
  • Company Car in Team Leader positions
  • Lead Engineer development (track record of developing engineers into Lead Engineers / Team Leaders)
  • Management Training
  • Half day Friday


£35,000-£40,000 per annum


Call Laura on 01782 272400 or send your CV to lhassall@meridianbs.co.uk

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.

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