Test Engineer – Electronic Development

Job Description:

Working within our modern air-conditioned electronic assembly and test facility, you will be responsible for testing and fault-finding to component level on a wide arrange of complex communication and related electronic systems. You will join a team applying their broad electronic knowledge and experience effectively whilst working to high quality standards and tight deadlines. Join one of our growing teams involved in the assembly, inspection and test of a wide range of complex communication and electronic systems.

Key Objectives / Areas of Responsibility

  • Undertaking testing and fault-finding to component level ensuring that specified equipment and procedures are used
  • Continual review of existing test specifications to ensure they are fit for purpose and to identify changes to enhance test processes
  • Understanding and adherence to local Health & Safety and ESD procedures as well as actively identifying, and responding to, any additional risks whilst undertaking tests
  • Establish productive working relationships with design, engineering and planning teams to maintain regular liaison to discuss issues and agree improvements to designs, plans and test specifications
  • Development of test specifications for newly developed products, including the provision of test documentation

Experience and Knowledge Requirements

Essential

  • In-depth practical experience of electronic test and fault-finding gained from working in a high quality manufacturing environment
  • An ONC/HNC or higher in Electronics Engineering
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines and willingness to provide out-of hours support on a rota basis
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Good computer skills and competency in basic MS Office applications
  • Excellent communication and liaison skills
  • An enthusiastic, self starting approach with an appetite for success
  • Good organisation skills for a demanding environment
  • Willingness to learn, improve and adapt

Desirable

  • A degree in Electronic Engineering
  • Experience of RF circuit testing
  • Experience of inspection of electronic assemblies
  • The ability to develop test programmes using LabVIEW
  • The ability to develop test programmes using Boundary Scan Technology
  • Experience of using Microsoft Visio
  • An appreciation of JTAG technology

Vacancy Contact

Manufacturing Division: Test Engineer – Electronic Development
Apply for Test Engineering – Electronic Development.
Email: recruitment@hmgcc.gov.uk

About the Company

Manufacturing Division

This is not your average job… when you’re dealing with the UK’s National Security there are no margins for error.

From day one you will be part of a multi-skilled project team delivering communication systems for use by Her Majesty’s Government at home and overseas. Not an easy task given the challenging requirements of securing Government information in today’s world.

We are looking for people who thrive in a team environment, relish the challenge of problem solving and who are passionate about engineering.

Our in-house manufacturing division works closely with our design office to turn cutting edge prototypes into manufactured products using the latest CAD/CAM systems. As an idea develops from concept to reality, it will be scrutinised by production control specialists.

PCB manufacture, mechanical fabrication together with assembly and test staff ensure that the final product meets the most exacting standards.

Test / Repair Engineer (PCB / RF)

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Test Engineer to join an expanding and profitable company.

PCB Test / Repair Engineer

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the nature of the work involved applicants for this role MUST be able to obtain UK GOVERNMENT SECURITY CLEARANCE or ideally already be cleared. Applicants must therefore be UK Nationals, presently resident within the UK and have no unspent criminal convictions to be able to obtain clearance within a timely manner. Applicants with a Work Permit or are presently based overseas need not apply as the applicants would be immediately rejected.

Required Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • ONC/OND minimum, in Electronics or equivalent (or working towards this).
  • Good experience in a relevant electronics role.
  • Computer literate.
  • Experience in analogue, digital and RF electronics within a relevant test environment.
  • Competent in use of RF test equipment.
  • Ability to follow and carry out complex test procedures.
  • Good, developing, faultfinding skills.
  • Good communications Skills both written and oral.
  • Work solo or part of a team.

Vacancy Description

PCB Test / Repair Engineer

  • To test new equipment manufactured by our client to correct specifications to component level.
  • Provide test assistance to colleagues within the manufacturing department and support for the repair of customer returned equipment.
  • Test PCB sub assemblies and final assemblies to specification.
  • Record results on production test reports.
  • Supply the correct WIP information to supervisor relating to tasks carried out.
  • Comply with all relevant quality procedures.
  • Perform faultfinding/repair on faulty equipment to component level.
  • Provide fault records and FTY information for work carried out.
  • Carry out ESD, PATS testing and equipment calibration duties as required.
  • Assist other members of the department as required by supervisor.
  • Correct and amend test procedures/reports, when required, liaising with Engineering dept.
  • Represent test at reviews, when required.

Vacancy Contact Details

Please submit your CV via email to apply in the first instance. We offer referral fees to those recommending unique applicants we go on to place. Do you know anyone suitable?

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Vacancy Summary

Job Type Permanent
Location Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, Gloucester, Great Malvern, Cheltenham, Worcester, Evesham, Hereford, Avon, Herefordshire, Bristol
Start Date ASAP
Duration Permanent
Salary £26,000 – £30,000 + Bens

Test Engineer – Defence Communcations

An exciting opportunity to work for this leading defence communication and high technology organisation in a role where you will be required to test new equipment manufactured by this globally recognised organisation to correct specifications to component level.

Responsibilities as a Test Engineer:

  • Provide test assistance to colleagues within the manufacturing department and support for the repair of customer returned equipment.
  • Test PCB sub assemblies and final assemblies to specification.
  • Record results on production test reports.
  • Supply the correct WIP information to supervisor relating to tasks carried out.
  • Perform faultfinding/repair on faulty equipment to component level.
  • Provide fault records and FTY information for work carried out.
  • Carry out ESD, PATS testing and equipment calibration duties as required.
  • Correct and amend test procedures/reports, when required, liaising with Engineering dept.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience as a Test Engineer

  • ONC/OND minimum, in Electronics or equivalent (or working towards this).
  • Minimum of 2 years in relevant electronics role.
  • Computer literate.
  • Experience in analogue, digital and RF electronics within a relevant test environment.
  • Competent in use of RF test equipment.
  • Ability to follow and carry out complex test procedures.
  • Good, developing, faultfinding skills.
  • Good communications Skills both written and oral.
  • Work solo or part of a team.

  • Best Technical Recruiter 2008 and 2007
  • Best Engineering Staffing Company 2007
  • Best Induction, Training & Career Development Programme

www.cbsbutler.com

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Vacancy Summary


Job Type: Permanent
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucester, Stroud, Gloucestershire
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: TBD
Salary: £28k – £32k pa
Ref No: 13816-PDE758000_056800
Date Advertised: 11 May 2009