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Duties / Responsibilities (Including Objectives of the role):
 Key Role Duties and Responsibilities:
The objective of this role is to provide technical support to the instrumentation and rig test group and deliver test and instrumentation requirements to support projects.
  • Plan, manage and be responsible for delivering rig test and instrumentation requirements to support projects to time and budget.
  • The ability to design and implement bespoke test rigs and test solutions to meet project requirements.
  • Practical "hands-on" testing experience.
  • Represent the Lotus instrumentation and rig test function in client project meetings.
  • Provide support to project management teams and engineering sales in planning and costing of rig test and instrumentation resource requirements.
  • Ensure the adherence to and implementation of health and safety requirements.
  • Support project and management teams.
  • Help build and maintain test facilities.
Qualifications and Experience (Essential & Desirable criteria)
Essential Criteria:
  • Degree/HND/HNC.
  • A broad background in mechanical design and basic strength calculations.
  • Experience of electrohydraulic testing in a structural test environment including a knowledge of electrohydraulic servo valves.
  • Practical experience of signal processing and signal processing techniques.
  • Sound understanding of the principles of machine dynamics.
  • Practical knowledge of pneumatic circuit design and operating principles.
  • Practical experience in the design and operation of multi axis servo hydraulic test rigs.
  • Broad understanding of the selection and use of DC and AC servomotors.
  • Detailed understanding of the selection and use of closed loop servo control.
  • Detailed practical knowledge in the design and manufacture of bespoke transducers including strain gauging and the use of commercial transducers to measure force, displacement and torque.