Vacancy – Test and Installation Engineer

Isotopx is a world leading Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometer manufacturer based in the UK.

We have opportunities for individuals looking for careers in Test and Installation whether experienced or looking at starting out in the profession.


The role of a Test and Installation Engineer involves performing a range of electronic, hardware and software tests to ensure an instrument is precisely tuned before running calibration standards. You will visit customer sites installing instrumentation on a worldwide basis and provide post installation servicing where required.


Key Job Elements

  • Following mechanical and electrical drawings to aid in assembly and test
  • Execution of test procedures and maintenance routines
  • Maintaining a database of test and installation progress and results
  • Provide support to service department
  • Review calibration of test instruments in compliance with quality assurance and customer requirements
  • Troubleshoot instruments and components find sources of error
  • Visiting customer sites worldwide to install factory tested equipment and carry out service and preventative maintenance visits
  • Training of customers on proper methods and techniques regarding instrument use
  • Develop a thorough understanding of vacuum technology and the ability to perform helium leak detection
  • Understand H&S implications and follow procedures necessary for safe working


Although the role is factory based, applicants will require a passion for travel as installations are worldwide. These visits may last several weeks and can be frequent throughout the year. Due to this the ability to work individually and as part of a team in a client facing role are essential.


Benefits include flexible working hours (In accordance with our flexi-time policy) and travel allowances


Qualifications and Experience

  • Good communication and I.T skills will be required for training customers on instrument
  • Scientific or Engineering background necessary (Geology/Physics preferred)
  • Software Experience in Magnetic Sector/Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry is desirable.
  • A Full, clean UK driving license


If you are interested in this role please send a CV and Cover letter to

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Isotopx Ltd
Dalton House,
Dalton Way,
Middlewich, Cheshire,
United Kingdom,
CW10 0HU


Tel: +44 (0) 1606 839810
Fax: +44 (0) 1606 839811

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