Automatic Test Equipment Engineer

Core Position
Blyth, UK
19 Jun 2019
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The engineer will work as part of a team developing software and hardware applications that support the needs of a multinational manufacturing business based in Northumberland. These will include in-house developer solutions for automated assembly, functional test and production monitoring. The engineer will develop expert knowledge of the company's products and systems in order to best support these developments.

Tasks and Responsibilities

To design, realise, document and maintain robust, user friendly, software and hardware solutions that provide the required functionality and performance levels to support manufacturing processes.

Description of duties

1. Liaise with project, manufacturing, test equipment, in-service personnel and other stakeholders to capture requirements.

2. Generation of software and hardware requirements and specifications.

3. Develop schedules and costs for test systems solutions.

4. Design instrumentation implementations and generate LabVIEW software code in accordance with own or other engineers' schedule requirements, utilizing standard revision control and review procedures.

5. Propose and implement new/best practice production development techniques.

6. Contribute to creation of future strategic targets.

7. Assist with the training and guidance of apprentices, operators and others where appropriate.

8. Undertake training and development activities where appropriate.

9. Occasional travel off-site to conduct inspection of new equipment, attend training courses and provide support to remote sites.

10. Project manage production test solutions throughout their full life cycle, from conception to integration into the Production environment, and upgrade legacy systems as required.

11. Create Technical files for projects containing hardware/software information, spares, maintenance requirements etc.


1. Work with a wide range of technologies (software, hardware and product).

2. Develop personal skill levels with support towards achieving recognised qualifications.

3. Participate in both site wide software/hardware initiatives and standalone test or

application solutions.

4. Work alongside experienced Labview developers.


Experience working with Java, Visual .NET, C# or Labview.

Database Experience for Test Results

Engineering Degree

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