R&D Test Engineer

We are looking for a dynamic and thorough test engineer to join our team and help bring new technologies ready to the field.

You will be responsible for putting our new hardware and software through their paces, both on-site and in the lab. We will consider applications from recent graduates or technicians with high attention to detail.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Run tests both in the field and in the lab
  • Work with design engineers to define, develop and assemble test rigs
  • Verify and validate new hardware and software developments
  • Develop and run appropriate test methods, working with teams across the business to define tests and appropriate success criteria
  • Analyse data to build an understanding of performance
  • Document and communicate performance data and issues
  • Inform prioritisation of issues, and assist with suggestions for improvements both of design and use

Desirable Characteristics:

  • Engineering degree or HND with a lot of drive
  • Motivated to run long-term repetitive testing; energy to be able to deploy and oversee robots on farms 
  • Attention to detail to identify problems and communication skills and confidence to bring others’ attention to issues and drive change
  • Ability to get stuck in with the team but also solve problems independently
  • Enjoy working outdoors as well as in the lab and practical hands-on work
  • Full driver’s licence

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