Test Engineering Placement at ASM Assembly Systems

Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
22nd February 2019
South West
Weymouth, Dorset
Salary Band
£18,000 - £19,999
Role May Involve

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“I felt extremely valued. I was treated like a part of the team and no one thought any differently of me because I was a student. I was treated the same way as people whom had worked at the company for over 20 years and that helped me settle into the new working environment. I was also given high priority tasks to complete for customers so that also made me feel valued and trusted.…” - Read full review

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Test Engineering Placement

Working at ASM is a unique experience! We have a strong emphasis on internal progression and we only recruit exceptional individuals. In fact, many Senior Managers started their careers with us in more junior roles.

We appreciate that you will not come into the role a seasoned professional; so we will provide all the training that you need to become a competent & integral part of the team. If you’re expecting a placement of filing, faxing and fetching coffee, then you’re in for a shock! We will make it our mission to make sure your 13-month placement is as enjoyable as possible and educational.

We are now approaching our 4th intake of placement students, with our 2019 intake set to be our biggest yet. We will be recruiting 18 placement students, across several key departments, such as: Automation Engineering, Intellectual Property, Software Engineering, Test Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Solutions Engineering, Media, Tooling Engineering and Electrical Engineering. Furthermore, we are proud to say that we have two new placements for 2019 in Business Analytics and a Manufacturing Systems due to the success of our current placements.

To add to our growing success, our placement opportunities for the second-year running have ranked 19 in the RateMyPlacement top 50 placement opportunities in the UK! Not only do we offer a best in class placement opportunities; we offer a higher that industry average base salary of £18K. In addition to a generous salary and superb training and development opportunities, we will give you a £1K starter bonus when you join us. If this sounds like the placement opportunity for you, we want to hear from you.

Your duties and responsibilities:

  • To perform system testing according to the system test proposal and system test database procedure, ensuring all measurements are taken and appropriate specifications are completed.
  • As a component system test student placement, the jobholders testing responsibilities will tend to be small to medium sized projects in both complexity and diversity.
  • Involving a reasonable level of technical challenge, you will need to undertake testing of complete machines/modules and
  • Comply with test procedures and take responsibility for ensuring all points on the test checklist are completed at appropriate points in the test cycle in a timely manner.
  • Where practicable provide alternative solutions to rectify identified faults, should the fault re-occur during the testing process.

Your profile:

  • You will be currently studying for a degree in an Engineering field, with the desire progress to a System Test role.
  • Able to demonstrate understanding of how a screen printer functions at a user level with training.
  • You will be able to communicate effectively face to face and in writing with people at all levels in an organisation.
  • Ability to build stable and useful working relationships.
  • You will be able to describe, both written and orally, systems, machines, and their operation or ability to learn.

How to apply

If you are interested, we want to hear from you. Please apply by sending your current CV and covering letter to careers@asmpt.com. Please ensure that you refer to the unique vacancy number (ATR-013) when submitting your application.