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Test Engineer - Personal Safety Team (PPE)
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
upto £32,000 plus benefits
Are you an engineer with a mechanical background? Do you want a role where you'll be able to interact with people, as well as machinery?
BSI has a fantastic opportunity for a Test Engineer to join us at our Hemel Hempstead labs, working within our PPE testing team. Our Personal Safety Team works primarily with PPE, with three key areas - Latex, Headwear and Eyewear. You'll test a variety of products, from condoms, to equestrian helmets to safety goggles to ensure that they conform to required safety and quality standards. You'll need to be able to operate the machinery (including the ability to resolve day to day maintenance issues) record detailed testing results and also liaise with clients to advise the outcome of their product testing.
Who We Are
BSI (British Standards Institution) is the business standards company that equips businesses with the necessary solutions to turn standards of best practice into habits of excellence. Renowned for its marks of excellence including the consumer recognized BSI Kitemark™, BSI’s influence spans multiple sectors including Aerospace, Automotive, Built Environment, Food, Healthcare and ICT. With over 80,000 clients in 170 countries, BSI is an organization whose standards inspire excellence across the globe.
What We Offer
Alongside your basic salary, 27 days holiday (plus bank holidays and the option to buy additional days), private healthcare, an excellent pension, we also offer a wide range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your lifestyle.
- A drive for development is key as you'll be given the opportunity to develop technical skills to work across a wide variety of laboratories, equipment and standards or client bespoke requirements.
- Ideally, you will have previous experience as a test engineer - or have worked in a mechanical discipline and/or have a Mechanical Engineering qualification
- You'll be able to build relationships with clients, understand their requirements and then deliver this work autonomously. You'll also have strong interpersonal skills to confidently liaise with clients, and advise on the status of work to facilitate premier customer service and on-time delivery on all work and projects.
You'll be resourceful and solution orientated, proactive and flexible, and have great attention to detail. If you have knowledge of Lean culture, it will prove beneficial
Interested? Apply today to be considered. All applications will receive a response.
Our Excellence Behaviours:
Client-centric, Agile, Collaborative. These three behaviours represent how we do things at BSI. They help us ensure that BSI is a great place to work and a highly successful business.
BSI is conducting face-to-face interviews where appropriate and possible. If you are invited to a face-to-face interview but feel more comfortable with conducting the interview virtually, please speak to a member of our recruitment team.