Test and Inspection Manager


Our client are a highly experienced manufacturer who boast over 50 years experience in the design, manufacture, test, install, commissioning and maintenance of high-voltage sub-station protection and control equipment.


Goods Receipt Inspection

  • Check paint/fabrication of bought out panels to works instruction and relevant engineering drawings.
  • Check contact positions of switches to special order documentation and sketches.
  • Check bought out mimic panels for dimension and layout to relevant drawings.
  • Checking of any specialist bought out equipment.

Mechanical Inspection

  • Check tightness of fixings on assembled items.
  • Check layout of equipment to relevant engineering drawings and parts list.
  • Check fitting of labels to relevant engineering drawings and diagrams.

Electrical Inspection

  • Point to point wire check. Checking position, number and colour of connections.
  • Check contact position of switches.
  • Check colour, rating and fitment of fuse/links.
  • Check correct relays and instruments are fitted.
  • Check tightness of connections and security of wiring.
  • Insulation checks of wiring using 500V meggers and 0 – 5kV insulation testers.
  • High voltage insulation tests on pilot wire protection circuits up to 15kV.
  • High voltage insulation tests on bushing type insulators and outdoor circuit breakers using 0 – 100kV insulation tester.

Function Testing

  • Testing operation of relays/instruments using secondary injection test sets, voltage sources and measuring instruments.
  • Testing contact operation of relays using simulators and continuity tester.
  • Checking/testing functionality of circuits using schematic diagrams.
  • Programming of relays to supplied documentation or schematic diagrams.


  • Reporting to the Operations Manager.
  • Liaise with all other departments to complete the job.
  • Liaise with suppliers.
  • Liaise with customers/demonstration of functional testing and factory acceptance tests.


  • Raising test documentation. (Product inspection progress/fault sheets and standard test specification).
  • Raising goods return documentation for rejected products.
  • Raising warehouse acceptance documentation.
  • Checking correct drawings are issued to works instruction and correct testing procedure is carried out.
  • Raising test certification.
  • Raising special test documentation.

If you feel you can carry the above responsiblites and have experience as a Test and Inspection manager please feel free to call our Engineering department on 01865 257455


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Job Information

Job Reference: ULV01JG_1703163322
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Holiday
Salary From: £45000
Salary To: £50000
Job Industries: Engineering
Job Locations: Ulverston, Cumbria
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: "Test" AND "inspection" AND "Manager"
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