Test Development Engineer

MBDA UK Limited
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Opportunity

We are seeking an experienced Electronics Engineer specialising in automated test to join our test development team. This is a fantastic opportunity as we begin work on a host of challenging, yet rewarding projects

Manufacturing UK is an integral part of the Operations Directorate whose principal mission is to ensure that MBDA's deliverable commitments are met in terms of time, cost and quality.

The Role

- Working in the established test development team, you will be responsible for the design and manufacture of automated test equipment for use in our world class manufacturing facilities
- Our projects range from relatively simple actuator systems, through to complex weapon controllers and seekers.
- You will have the opportunity to work with the latest technologies and develop cutting edge test processes based around the National Instruments test platforms
- Depending on the project it may be necessary to develop custom electronics interfaces using circuit capture and PCB layout tools, Mutlisim and Ultiboard
- A key part of the role will be to understand the ATE requirements, and where needed create and maintain test specifications and documentation
- The role requires someone who can go from a blank page' to a finished system, whilst balancing the needs of the business with cost and efficiencies

What's in it for you?

- This role offers the opportunity to be involved in a wide range of product types and also test the latest technologies the aerospace and defence sector has to offer
- Working across multiple disciplines you will have the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge in a wide variety of technologies

What's great about the team?

- You will be joining a dynamic, focused team responsible for the development of manufacturing test equipment for complex electronics products
- The team has a great mix of personnel, ranging from experienced technical experts, through to graduate and apprentice engineers
- The team prides itself on developing high quality test solutions, and works to develop its engineers to take on these complex challenges

What are we looking for?

- To succeed in this role, you will need sharp problem solving skills and an exceptional eye for detail
- Degree/HND Level of Qualifications or equivalent (Engineering / Electronics Preferable)
- Working background in test equipment design and manufacture
- Practical experience of circuit capture and PCB layout, preferably NI Multisim and Ultiboard
- An understanding of RF and Microwave technology at subsystem level would be an advantage
- A deep understanding of measurement and test principles
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to communication both verbally and in writing
- Good planning and organisation skills

What would you get?

- Competitive salaries, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level) and superb learning and development opportunities.

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