Test Engineering Team Leader

Recruiter
Pico Technology
Location
Eaton Socon
Posted
17 Feb 2019
Closes
13 Mar 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Pico Technology is a UK-based manufacturer of high-precision PC-based oscilloscopes and automotive diagnostics equipment, founded in 1991. Pico's product range includes the PicoScope line of PC-based oscilloscopes, data loggers, automotive equipment, and most recently, handheld USB-based oscilloscopes.

Due to continuous growth plans Pico Technology are looking to recruit a Test Engineering Manager, reporting to the Hardware Development Manager and working alongside the Development team and other key stakeholders, the task is to perform the development, evolution, implementation and maintenance of Pico’s existing production test system.

The role itself:

  • In a systems, hardware/software or component environment, carry out analysis, design activities development and testing, resulting in a contribution towards the evolution of Pico’s existing production test system (hardware, software and documentation)
  • As part of Pico’s quality function, work closely with other key stakeholders such as Design engineering, Sales, Operations and CEMs to deliver optimum production test solutions
  • Train & support CEMs as required as part of Pico’s NPI function
  • Manage their own and the test engineering team’s work packages in accordance with the New Product Development process schedule
  • Regular formal progress reporting
  • Ensure all test systems are at the correct build standard and 'in-cal’ with traceable certification
  • Coordinate and develop product Calibration certificates with key stakeholders as required
  • Statistical test data analysis

Skills required for the role:

  • Technical degree or diploma preferred but ability and experience within electronic product development/manufacture/design more important
  • Thorough understanding and proven experience in developing test methods for production test/calibration
  • Electronic product design experience preferred from within 2 or more of the following areas: mixed signal, rf, analogue, digital, software and/or firmware design
  • Firmware and software awareness will however, be an essential prerequisite
  • Test solution design/development from first principles
  • Understanding of metrology and the application of test solutions to traceable standards
  • Use of CAD/CAE tools
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability and experience to identify improvements and influence/effect change
  • Appreciation of the relevant design drivers and associated manufacturing issues
  • Good communication skills, team working and attitude with professional approach
  • Technical team man-management skills

In return Pico Technology prides itself on our working environment and excellent benefits including:

  • Flexible working hours
  • 23.5 days holiday plus bank holidays, rising to a maximum of 28.5 days
  • Profit related pay bonus
  • Company pension
  • Annual salary review
  • 4x Death in Service
  • Garden to relax or eat in
  • On site hairdressing, cycle to work scheme as well as an active social calendar which has previously included quad biking, haunted house tours, punting and much more!
  • Table tennis table, pool table, arcade machine and much more
  • Cake!!

If this sounds like the environment you would thrive in and are interested to find out more apply now for immediate consideration.

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