Test Technician

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LOCATION: Hingham, Norfolk (NR9) – Office based role
SALARY: Competitive
HOURS: Full time/permanent - 38 hours per week (Mon – Thurs: 8hrs/ Fri: 6 hrs – finish early)


As a Test Facility Technician within MTEST your primary function will be to support the engineers and senior technicians to execute dynamic, static & life cycle tests for both Mirus Aircraft Seating and external customers.

In your role as our Test Technician, you will:

  • Complete Static, Dynamic and Life Cycle test setups in accordance with test procedures.
  • Support dynamic development & certification testing in accordance with customer test procedures and international regulations.
  • Set up high speed cameras for test filming to customer requirements
  • Set up computer-controlled data acquisition systems.
  • Manufacture and maintain test fixtures and equipment as necessary.
  • Carry out development and certification static tests to customer and regulatory requirements.
  • Be responsible for maintenance of static test / life cycle area and equipment.
  • Review existing risk assessments the dynamic test facility and highlight any changes.
  • Support dynamic sled maintenance in line with engineer.
  • Be responsible for maintaining a high level of housekeeping.
  • Create and maintain a safe working environment and observe the published health and safety procedures.


To help Mirus continue our journey of growth, you will bring your expertise within a technician capacity, a passion for innovation, problem solving abilities and drive for operational excellence along with the following skills, experience, qualifications and attributes:

  • Mechanical or Electrical Engineering apprenticeship.
  • Previous Mechanical or electrical technician/engineering experience.
  • Strong mechanical fitting skills.
  • Electrical/electronic skills.
  • Strong organisational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.


  • HNC/HND in Engineering.
  • Experienced in a testing environment.
  • Photographic experience.
  • Data collection experience.
  • Knowledge of photography, high speed data and video capture.

Personal skills / attributes:

  • IT literate.
  • Ability to follow written procedures.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Must be able to work independently or in a team.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Flexible and adaptable.
  • High level of confidentiality and integrity.

We really want to hear from you, so don’t miss your opportunity to join our community of passionate and exceptional people who challenge the accepted norm! Once you apply, your CV will be held on our central database.  Please do let us know if you do not wish for us to retain your details.  If your application is successful, you will be contacted in due course.

If you’re ready to take the next step in your career and be a part of a company that values your skills and contributions, we encourage you to apply for our Test Technician position.  Come on a journey with us and be part of shaping the future of production excellence!

 Please kindly note, at this moment in time we are respectfully not engaging with any agencies for our roles.


Founded in 2015, Mirus Aircraft Seating Ltd has grown rapidly to become a leading aircraft seating OEM, with operations in the UK, Malaysia and China.   We seek excellence at every step, from conception to delivery and beyond.

“Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way, by those who dare to challenge the accepted norm.”

Ben McGuire, Chief Executive Officer

We believe form, function, innovation, sustainability, and the best possible passenger experience are all mutual cornerstones of success when putting pen to paper on a new design and delivering to our airline customers.

Along with our proven record of delivering large and small scale OEM and airline retrofit programs to some of the biggest names in the industry, we are committed to bringing the highest quality seating and unparalleled service to our customers.


  • Pension – up to 8% contribution (4% Employee/ 4% Employer)
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • An additional day off on or around your birthday
  • Christmas shut down
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Long Service Award
  • Agile working – flexibility around start and finish times in line with our policy
  • Early finish on a Friday
  • Training and development – Support, coaching and guidance from a team of industry leading renowned specialists
  • Generous Family Friendly Benefits
  • Company Sick Pay Scheme
  • SimplyHealth – helps cover every day healthcare costs such as eye tests and dental check ups, as well as providing mental health support and access to GP services
  • Social events throughout the year
  • Free on-site parking
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At Mirus, we’re committed to creating a welcoming environment for all applicants. If you require any reasonable adjustments during your interview process, please let us know.