Test Technician - Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

The Test Technician role requires dynamic team players with proven experience, skills and knowledge in Testing. The role is to support test to validate machine performance and improve reliability for new and existing products.

Main Tasks Of Job:

  • Produce test equipment, jigs and fixtures.
  • Provide 'hands on' testing services to product development teams to validate new products.
  • Follow test processes to validate machine design and performance considering through life use and likely failure modes; working with Niftylift employees.
  • Periodically inspect existing products and test reliability on a proactive basis to prevent failures developing in the field.
  • Carry out experiments to solve 8D problems as part of the company's team-based problem solving methodology.
  • Implement data logging on prototype machines to determine the machines life cycle tests and ongoing reliability tests.
  • Perform the required testing to a high level of accuracy and the ability to produce accurate test data.
  • The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role and the organisation's overall business objectives.


  • To be able to work as part of team.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Ability to work with partial information and supervision.
  • Ability to produce efficiently a consistent high quality of work.
  • Flexible approach to working hours.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • HNC/HND/Apprentice trained.
  • Familiar with the capabilities and practical installation of typical instrumentation i.e. K-Type thermocouples, pressure sensors and data loggers.
  • Familiar with 'Microsoft' packages and computer literate.
  • Background knowledge of 'Off Highway' machinery and Hybrid systems.
  • Basic understanding of Hydraulics/Electronics/Engineering drawings.


In return we offer a competitive package including, competitive basic, plus overtime premiums, business performance bonuses, profit related bonus, contribution pension scheme, health care scheme, life insurance, 25 days plus holiday.

Contact Information:

Please send CV and covering letter (including expected package) to hr@niftylift.com.