Senior Test Development Engineer

£30,000 - £35,000

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB

To be responsible for product development and testing, ensuring that test engineering standards are met and set time scales are achieved.
To develop test software using LabView to enable the automatic testing of customer products.

MAIN DUTIES

Technical

Design and develop test strategies to enable the testing of customer products.
Be familiar with designing test environments including, temperature, humidity, pressure, ingress vibration, shock etc.
Write test and calibration procedures for company test equipment.
Develop and review existing LabView test software.
Carry out some design for manufacture.
Ensure that bench test equipment is functional, safe and of a correct specification to meet the production test accurately.
Liaise with engineering department and other departmental managers on major problems.
Support Test Engineers, on occasion, in diagnosing difficult faults.
Test and fault-find complex digital, analogue and RF boards.
Recommend new test equipment needed to meet production requirements.

Customer Liaison

Talk to customer engineers to resolve test problems that cannot be sorted in-house.
Working with the drawing office and production engineering, ensure that test procedures are available for new jobs and also ensure that existing test procedures are updated to reflect customer or Nemco initiated changes.
Visit customer sites as necessary to witness production testing and ensure that the full customer requirements are understood and documented.
Discuss test development strategies/ideas and test issues with potential and existing customers.

Quality

In conjunction with the quality department, ensure that QA procedures are followed, test results are produced and filed as required and that test equipment is correctly calibrated.

Administration

Review forward loadings with the Test Manager and Planning Manager and schedule test engineering processes to meet the workload.
Ensure that test times are recorded and total test times on works orders are calculated. Also record any non-direct activities.
Maintain electronic drawings and system drawings.
Work to ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100 quality requirements.
Follow and uphold the Company’s environmental policy, procedures and instructions in order to minimize environmental impacts from its activities.
In addition, the jobholder may be required to perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor/manager from time to time.

REQUIREMENTS

Essential:

  • Minimum 3 years experience in testing/development of embedded micro-controller systems.
  • Experience of preparing detailed h/w and s/w design specifications.
  • Experience of CAD for electronic and mechanical design.

Desirable:

  • Degree or HND Qualified
  • Analogue and RF development experience.
  • Experience of C++ programming.
  • Experience of PIC programming.
  • Experience of providing technical support to Production & Test departments.
  • Experience of programming & operating A.T.E. systems.

If you feel you have the necessary skills and requirements needed to excel in this role please apply and a member of our recruitment team will be in touch if they want to progress your application any further.

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