Electronic Test Engineer

Acorn Recruitment
£19 per hour
08 Jul 2017
07 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Acorn is currently looking for an experienced Electronic Test Engineer in Portsmouth.

About the role

* Test of electronic, analogue, digital and RF sub-systems up to 10 GHz. Including amplifiers, frequency up/down converters, complex RF and digital signal processing
* Optimisation of RF circuits by stub tuning using parallel gap and thermal compression bonding techniques
* Quality control of test results and documentation; Initial fault diagnosis and rising of non-conformance reports
* Willing to develop skills as required in support of production (assembly, test, inspection and support) and implements these flexibly


Reporting directly to the Team leader:

* Achieve the production plan by certifying conformance of equipment by quality control production electrical testing in accordance with defined test procedures and company quality requirements.
* Support business and departmental improvement initiatives.
* Support new product introduction and development.
* Maintain accurate quality control test results and test event logs.
* Provide first line fault analysis and raise mandatory non-conformance reports for non-compliant or anomalous tests
* Understand use and limitations of relevant test equipment
* Support and contribute to the introduction of production improvement and efficiency initiatives
* Escalate occurrences that prevent achievement of the production plan, including quality, cost and schedules.
* Attend training as directed by the team leader in conjunction with training coordinator.

External Relationships

* Represent team leader and department at impact reviews and meetings.
* Attend training and development courses as directed.


* Competent in the use of all types of propriety analogue and RF test equipment including vector and pulse network analysers.
* Flexible approach to working methods and patterns.
* Qualifications Minimum Requirement: HNC or equivalent qualification in electronic discipline plus at least 1 to 2 years relevant experience.
* Have an awareness of business and departmental cost and schedule requirements
* Adhere to company and departmental Health and Safety and COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) processes and procedures

Acorn Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.