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Manufacturing Systems Test Engineer: Elekta

Manor Royal Business District
Crawley, West Sussex
Closing date
26 Jun 2024

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We don’t just build technology. We change lives.

Embark on a challenging yet rewarding career as a Manufacturing Systems Test Engineer! Join our team to meticulously test and commission linear accelerators, ensuring compliance with quality standards and maintaining comprehensive documentation. As a key player, contribute to a safe work environment and actively engage in departmental processes.


Please note, this role is a “shift pattern” meaning 4 days on and 4 days off which includes weekends at the Crawley site.


What you’ll do at Elekta


As a Manufacturing Systems Test Engineer, your main responsibility will be to test and commission linear accelerators, in addition to:

  • Creating and maintaining machine data as per released procedures and work instructions.

  • Fault finding and fixing machine issues.

  • To ensure adequate control and disposition of non-conforming material and provide the necessary documentation

  • Maintaining a clean and safe working environment, taking responsibility for tools, equipment, shelter and any product being tested

  • Participating and contributing to the DQT process

  • Carrying out necessary duties for the benefit, maintenance and progression of the test department such as monthly interlock checks, housekeeping audits, Lean activities, assisting with equipment calibration, training of new engineers and representing the department in meetings

  • Assisting other functions within the business such as production, pre-test, spares, service or training as directed by the Manufacturing Manager — Systems Test. This could include the need to assist with testing products, fault finding, assisting other departments or personnel and possibly a need to work off site including outside of the UK.


The right stuff


As a Manufacturing Systems Test Engineer, you’d need to demonstrate a high level of attention to detail and problem-solving skills to be able to carry out the following tasks:

  • Confirmation that the product being tested meets the Production Test Schedule (PTS), fixing issues where the equipment does not meet the PTS requirements.

  • Entering of test results and sign off in the Manufacturing Execution System (MES), confirming the product meets all requirements prior to shipment.

  • Raise and manage NCR's and Concessions as required.

  • Contribute towards the maintenance and improvement of the PTS.

  • If trained, formally accept machines after completion of their testing.

  • If qualified (Radiation Protection Supervisor) — to certify as safe, assemblies and products that have been exposed to X-Rays.


What you bring


To be successful at this role, you will have:

  • OND/HNC/Degree in Electronics/Physics based subject or an equivalent.

  • Ability to understand and operate complex systems equipment.

  • Ability to fault find complex systems equipment at both component and machine level.

  • Experience in any of the following fields would be beneficial — Linear Accelerators, Control systems, High Voltage equipment, Mechanical equipment, Software applications for complex electro/mechanical equipment or Vacuum systems.


What you’ll get


In this role, you will work for a higher purpose; hope for everyone dealing with cancer, and  for everyone regardless of where in the world, to have access to the best cancer care. In  addition to this, Elekta offers a range of benefits.  

  • On site role Crawley (shift pattern: 4 days off and 4 days on)

  • Shift allowance

  • Group Income Protection 

  • Private Medical Insurance 

  • Pension 

  • Dependants’ Pension 

  • MyElektaBenefits 

  • Introduction Bonus Scheme Policy 

  • Holiday Purchase 

  • Cycle to work scheme 

  • Overtime Policy 

  • Life Assurance 

  • Long Service Awards 

  • Love Electric (Electric Vehicle Salary Sacrifice Scheme) 


Hiring process

We are looking forward to hearing from you! Apply by submitting your application and résumé in English, via the “Apply” button. Please note that we do not accept applications by e-mail.

Your Elekta contact

For questions, please contact the responsible Sarah Elmasry, Global Talent Acquisition Partner at We do not accept applications through e-mail.


We are an equal opportunity employer

We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.


Manor Royal Business District is the biggest business park of the Gatwick Diamond area and one of the south east's premier mixed activity employment hubs.

Enviable location and connections

Situated at the heart of the Gatwick Diamond on the Sussex and Surrey county borders, just two miles from London Gatwick Airport, a major motorway junction (M23 Junctoion 10) and two mainline railway stations (Gatwick Airport and Three Bridges), Manor Royal is a popular choice for a diverse range of occupiers including a host of blue chip global brands.

Manor Royal in numbers

  • One of the biggest business parks in the South East.
  • Covers an area of 539 acres – that’s over 300 football pitches.
  • 700 properties
  • 500 businesses
  • 30,000 people

Manor Royal more than a number

Since the formation of the Manor Royal Business Group (MRBG), an association of Manor Royal based business and firms, being on Manor Royal means being part of something. You’re never just a number.

Manor Royal makes sense

Scale, diversity, location and great connectivity with a property offer to match means Manor Royal based firms are never far away from their suppliers, customers and a talented workforce.

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Company info
Manor Royal Business District
7 Magellan Terrace (Ground Floor)
Gatwick Road
West Sussex
RH10 9PJ

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