Test Development Engineer

London (Greater)
14 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

To develop new ATE/Test solutions and support updates to current in service equipment, update PTS documents, maintain and add improvements to test facilities, such that it achieves its delivery and quality targets within budget. Focusing on departmental process improvements, lean manufacturing techniques and ensuring that strict Health and Safety processes are followed at all times.

The successful Test Development Engineer will be responsible for:

* Taking overall responsibility for addressing all test related safety issues.
* Developing test strategy for overall project by identifying suitably testable assemblies.
* Chairing Test Safety Reviews.
* Taking ownership for DFT issues, influence electronic and mechanical designs to ensure an effective test philosophy is achieved.
* Designing and Developing test facilities, Simulators, Stimulators and Test interface to support production, integration and qualification
* Authoring supporting documentation (PTS, Software Index, Calibration Procedure etc.).
* Developing automated test software including supporting documentation.
* Providing Test operator training on test stages and product fault finding.
* Providing coaching and training for Junior Engineers, Technicians, Production Test operatives, Students, etc.
* Identifying product cost saving measures to maximize production test times
* Contributing at relevant PEER reviews to ensure all ITEA activities are identified and the design can accommodate these.
* Supporting Marketing bids and proposals by providing detailed test input and associated costs including estimated test times.
* Monitoring test times against project unit price cost.

Qualifications & Experience Required:

* HNC/HND or Degree in Electronic Engineering
* Experience in an engineering development environment.
* Proven track record in the development / management / provision of Test Facilities
* PC literate: General use of PC packages for producing Specifications, Procedures, Estimates, Result Analysis, Reports, Circuit diagrams and Basic engineering drawings e.g. Office 97, VISIO, etc.
* Experience in programming using NI LabVIEW, (NI CVI, Visual basic, HP Basic for Windows a plus)
* Intimate with Instrumentation control via PC: IEEE, 488/GPIB, use of PC mounted I/O and acquisition cards
* Working knowledge of Digital, signal processing and RF test techniques. To enable effective understanding interpretation, and implementation of test requirements and to enable effective liaison with the design team on technical issues

All candidates must be capable of achieving security (SC) clearance as a minimum. Able to handle ITAR equipment

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application

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