Test Engineer

Recruiter
Re Track Personnel
Location
St. Neots, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
01 Jun 2019
Closes
15 Jul 2019
Ref
1022569023
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client in St Neots is in need of Test engineer due to expansion.
The main aim of the role is to provide service to the Test Department in product testing, fault diagnostics of production and returns, 8D report generation, obsolescence replacement verification, and test sets and rigs development.
PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES
• Ensure product meets performance and quality requirements through product testing in accordance to acceptance test specifications and defined test procedures and methods,
• Responsible for developing test plans and test specifications for system, sub-assembly and board level testing, and firmware programming and testing,
• Ensure test efficiency and performance specifications is achieved through developing appropriate test sets and test jigs,
• To ensure faults are diagnosed in a methodological and efficient manner for both internal failures and customer returns, conduct root cause analysis and liaise with Engineering on recommended corrective actions, follow up with generating failure investigative 8D reports where appropriate,
• To identify persistent problems and pattern trends and generate containment and preventative measures and actions,
• Ensure all test equipment are maintained and in calibration,
• To be conscious of production timelines and cost budgets and satisfy departmental KPI's,
• To promote best practices to ensure ease of manufacture and testability,
• To be able to perform soldering to IPC standards,
• To ensure that processes are adhered to as prescribed within the Company Quality Management System,
• To support verification testing for obsolescence replacement in legacy products and new product introduction,
• To conduct high voltage testing and exercise and promote company health and safety policy and requirements,
• To be an active participant in the continuous improvement programme within the Test Department,
• To ensure a high level of housekeeping is maintained,
QUALIFICATIONS
HNC/HND/BTEC or higher equivalent in Electronic Engineering
EXPERIENCE/ SKILLS
Minimum 5 years of relevant electronics product test industrial experience
Very competent in fault finding to component level
Very component in reading and interpreting electronic circuits schematics
Good understanding of testing methodologies
Fluent in operating basic and advanced electronic test equipment (DVM, Bench Power supplies, functional generators, spectrum analyzer, power analyzer, oscilloscopes, isolation testers, etc)
Good understanding of basic and advanced electronic components and analytical ability of electronic circuity
Experience in designing, building and commissioning test sets and test jigs.
Up to £30,000 per annum depending on skills and experience Permanent, Full-Time, 39 Hours:
Mon - Thurs: 8:00 - 17:00 (30 mins lunch)
Fri: 8:00 - 13:00 (no lunch)
The Company offers competitive benefits including:
• Health Care Cash Plan*
• Contributory Pension Scheme for eligible employees
• Employee Assistance Programme*
• 24 days holiday per year (in addition to UK bank and public holidays)
• Life Assurance
• Company Sick Pay Scheme*
• Free car parking

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