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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

  • 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.

Join the WRIGHT Team!

Over 90 years of growth, Curtiss-Wright is an integrated, market-facing global diversified industrial company and remains a technology leader through this legacy of innovation. Through three well-balanced segments – Aerospace & Industrial, Defense Electronics and Naval & Power, we remain focused on advanced technologies for high performance platforms and critical applications. Diversity, commitment to excellence and dedication to the spirit of pioneering innovation continue to drive the employees of Curtiss-Wright.

Our Values

What makes a world-class organization? It all begins with core values that provide a strong foundation for success. Simple in theory, the values of Curtiss-Wright are reflected in every aspect of our operations. To our employees, these are more than words on a wall – we all take these values to heart in our relationships with our customers and each other.


We lead based on vision and strategic direction, empowering employees to reach goals through thoughtful and decisive action.

Customer Focus

We are committed to achieving total quality by meeting our customers’ expectations and delivering products and services in a timely fashion.

Teamwork & Trust

Working in a spirit of trust and collaboration, we actively encourage employees to contribute their ideas and innovations to keep our company moving forward.

Respect for People

We believe that people are our most valuable asset and will always do the right thing in our dealings and interactions with all employees.


We will act with the highest integrity in all of our business relationships and strategic partnerships.

What We Offer Our Employees:

Opportunity: As part of the Curtiss-Wright team, you have the opportunity each day to transform the way customers do business, as well as transform your career. Our entrepreneurial environment provides you with excellent experiences that enable you to develop your skills through stretch assignments and the opportunity to work with the best talent in the industry. You will have the opportunity to contribute from day one!

Challenging Work: The work we do here is not only challenging, but it is meaningful to our customers, our employees and the communities in which they live and work. You are given the chance to work on some of the most advanced technology projects in the world. Now that something to be proud of!

Collaborative Environment: The teamwork among our exceptionally talented people enables us to deliver some of the most advanced solutions to our customers.