Test Engineer

Posted on Jan 18, 2019 by Quattro Recruitment Ltd

St. Neots, Cambridgeshire United Kingdom
Engineering
Immediate Start
£28k - £30k Annual
Full-Time
Test Engineer
£30K + excellent benefits package

I am representing a large design, engineering/manufacturing organisation based at St Neots, Cambridgeshire and due to expansion, I have an opportunity for a Test engineer who will provide a 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.

Duties for the Test Engineer will include:

-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,
-Identify persistent problems and pattern trends and generate containment and preventative measures and actions,
-Ensure all test equipment is maintained and in calibration,
-Be conscious of production timelines and cost budgets and satisfy departmental KPI's,
-Promote best practices to ensure ease of manufacture and testability,
-Able to perform soldering to IPC standards,
-Ensure that processes are adhered to as prescribed within the Company Quality Management System,
-Support verification testing for obsolescence replacement in legacy products and new product introduction,
-Conduct high voltage testing and exercise and promote company health and safety policy and requirements,
-Be an active participant in the continuous improvement programme within the Test Department,

Experience required for the Test Engineer will include:

-HNC/HND/BTEC or higher equivalent in Electronic Engineering
-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

The hours are 39 per week, Monday to Thursday 8am to 5pm (30 minute lunch break) and Friday 8am to 1pm, and due to the location you will need to have your own transport.

Our client offers outstanding Benefits which include:

• Health Care Cash Plan*
• Contributory Pension Scheme for eligible employees
• Employee Assistance Programme*
• 24 days' holiday (in addition to UK bank and public holidays)
• Life Assurance
• Company Sick Pay Scheme*
• Free access to a local gym
• Free car parking
• Early finish on Fridays (1 pm)

(*Available after 1 year of service)

If you would like to work for an established and well respected organisation, and have the relevant experience, please apply for this role.

Due to the high volume of applications for each of our roles, if you do not receive a response within 14 days then please consider your application as unsuccessful, however we may keep your details on file and contact you with regard to any other suitable roles.

This vacancy is advertised on behalf of Quattro Group of Companies (Quattro Recruitment Ltd or Quattro Healthcare Ltd) who operate as an Employment Business. Quattro Group of companies is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Reference: 614956981

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