Aircraft Test Rig Control Systems & Data Acquisition Engineer

Filton, Gloucestershire





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On behalf of our client, we are seeking to recruit a Aircraft Test Rig Control Systems & Data Acquisition Engineer on an initial12-month contract. As an Aircraft Test Rig Control Systems & Data Acquisition Engineer you will be working within the Structures Test Team based in the Aerospace Integrated Research and Test Centre and be responsible for testing the structural technologies for the Wing of Tomorrow programme, Hydrogen Powered Aircraft and for support of all current aircraft programmes.

Role: Aircraft Test Rig Control Systems & Data Acquisition Engineer
Pay: £41.43 per hour via umbrella
Location: Filton
Contract: Monday – Friday, 35 hours per week, 12 months contract
IR35 Status: Inside
Security Clearance: BPSS


  • Delivery of technical specialisms in industrial control systems (MOOG Aerospace test software, MTS Aeropro preferable) and/or test data acquisition (HBK, Catman preferable); a healthy mix of hands-on lab and office-based work
  • Understanding of hydraulics – specifically servo-hydraulic control
  • Assistance when required to deliver structural tests
  • Communication and reporting of progress to the test leader/test customers
  • Coordination of all internal and external contributors/stakeholders/suppliers
  • Anticipation, identification and management of risks & opportunities
  • Participation in the test centre SQCDP and weekly team meetings
  • Support the development of training methodology and material
  • Risk assessment, Safe Systems of Work & Health / Safety Compliance

Essential & Desirable Skills:

  • Educated (or equivalent proven experience) in control systems engineering or a related discipline (e.g. Aerospace, Electrical, Systems, Mechanical, Physics)
  • +5 years of experience in:
    – Delivery of projects to time, cost, quality.
    – One of the following disciplines: Instrumentation, control systems, data acquisition, hydraulic control
  • Pioneering spirit, open to new ideas/innovation
  • Good communication skills, multifunctional work and customer focused
  • Team worker
  • Proven ability to deliver
  • MS Office and G Suite
  • English: Negotiation level

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Natalie Dalkin at Line Up Aviation

Line Up Aviation has carved its own place in the recruitment of Aviation and Aerospace personnel all over the world for more than 30 years. We work with some of the industry’s best known companies who demand the highest standard of applicants.

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