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Curtiss-Wright Corporation Production Test Engineer in UK, United Kingdom

We are looking for a Production Test Engineer to join our Christchurch team!

As our Production Test Engineer, you will be responsible for building new test equipment, assisting in the support of current test equipment, assisting in new product processes and supporting the test software

The successful candidate will need to have experience interfacing Industrial PCs to electronic Test Fixtures and Assemblies and knowledge of Windows NT, 2000, XP Win10, Win 11 operating systems and PC setup

Location: Christchurch, UK

We Take Care of Our People

Work-life balance through our Hybrid working, flexitime program and condensed work week (role dependent) I Paid Time Off I Retirement with Employer Match I Health and Wellness Benefits I Learning and Development Opportunities I Competitive Pay I Bonus Scheme I Recognition I Employee Stock Purchase Plan ( I Inclusive & Supportive Culture ( *

Your Challenge

Build New Test Equipment

  • Build test equipment to circuit and wiring diagrams

  • Liaise with Engineers on best practice for construction of test equipment

Assist in the Support of Current Test Equipment

  • Support Production Test Equipment to maintain operation in UK and Offshore remotely

  • Maintain production assembly jigs/fixtures

  • Fault find problems on test equipment rigs, jigs and fixtures

  • Ensure stock of spares and parts are available

  • Assist in the delivery of the test equipment maintenance schedule

Assist in the Set up of New Product Processes

  • Build pre-production models of new products

  • Assist in the layout and setup of manufacturing areas to defined factory layouts

  • Be involved in the specification and design of test equipment for new products

Assist in the creation of test software

  • Develop and test Labview software for testing of rotary and linear sensors

  • Create modular software

What You Bring

  • HNC/Degree Engineering discipline plus 3 years experience or 10 years experience with no engineering degree

  • Computer literate (email, word, excel)

  • Able to follow wiring diagrams

  • Electronic Fault Finding and servicing knowledge

  • Methodical

  • Conscientious

  • Accurate

  • Assembly and soldering skills

Desirable but not essential skills

  • Software skills including C, C++, Visual basic, Lab Windows, Labview essential

  • Circuit design and layout experience (Altium)

  • Experience of interfacing Industrial PCs to electronic Test Fixtures and Assemblies

  • Knowledge of Windows NT, 2000, XP Win10, Win 11 operating systems and PC setup

Who We Are

Curtiss-Wright Industrial Division, which includes the product brands of Arens Controls, Penny & Giles, PG Drives Technology and Williams Controls, is an excellent supplier in providing components and sub-systems which enable customer specific solutions for on- and off-highway vehicles. These include medium- and heavy-duty trucks, buses and motor coaches, construction and agricultural vehicles, materials handling, and other specialty vehicles, as well as sophisticated wheelchairs and scooters for medical mobility.

We develop and manufacture electronic throttle controls, transmission shifters and sensors for commercial off-highway equipment and heavy trucks, helping to address the long-term trend towards attaining higher fuel efficiency and lower emissions. We also supply operator controls and advanced motor controllers for hybrid and electric vehicles, such as buses, forklift trucks, pallet stackers, wheelchairs, and rehabilitation chairs.

No unsolicited agency submittals please. Agency partners must be invited to participate in a search by our Talent Acquisition Team ( _and have signed terms in place prior to any submittal. Resumes submitted directly to any Curtiss-Wright employee or affiliate will not qualify for fee payment, and therefore become the property of Curtiss-Wright.

Compliance Statement

This position may require exposure to export-controlled information and subject to additional security screening. In the event information provided during the security screening reveals ineligibility to access export-controlled information, any offer of employment may be reconsidered or withdrawn.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition ( and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.