R&D Test Engineer

February 11, 2022
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Purpose of the Job

Overall responsibility for the R&D test laboratory and team, expansion of product and geotechnical knowledge within the company, development of testing methods for various products, analysis and interpretation of technical test data, generation of technical reports and academic papers. Maintain the company vision of technical excellence within the rock reinforcement industry. Ensure that customers receive accurate technical product information in the shortest possible timeframe. Collaboration with our Product development, Sales and Marketing teams to provide technical data differentiating our products and service offering through continuous innovation.

Knowledge & Experience

  • 2D and 3D CAD modelling experience essential
  • Basic knowledge of coding, ideally LabVIEW/ VBA for Excel
  • Familiar with research methodologies and processing of quantitative data
  • Analysis of Material Properties
  • Technical report generation
  • Project management of testing programs

Personal Competencies

  • Self-managing; works well under little supervision
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic
  • Academically inclined with an eagerness to continuously learn and develop knowledge
  • Confidence to question and verify information
  • Technically astute and detail focused

Social Competencies

  • Good interpersonal skills – customer focused
  • Able to work comfortably in a high-paced environment
  • Able to manage a small team of lab technicians and assistants
  • Good communication skills, Comfortable with public speaking
  • Successfully interact with all organisational levels
  • Ability to asses priority levels and respond accordingly

Work Skills

  • Ability to interpret general instructions into specific task list
  • Diligence in completing a given task
  • Flexibility to adapt to a changing environment (manage multiple tasks in parallel)