Electronics Test Development Engineer - Greater Manchester

Ref: 1036 Date Posted: Saturday 16 Oct 2021
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Electronics Test Development Engineer
Location:            Bolton
Salary:                Up to £45,000 + benefits – (Bonus, Overtime, Pension & more)
Working within a world leading, technical engineering organisation, we currently have an exciting opportunity for an Electronics Test Development Engineer, where you will develop and support Test Equipment for some of companies most advanced products
This role provides a unique opportunity to contribute to the transition of test system designs into production and to be part of a team that is the first port of call when problems occur. The problems can be varied and technically challenging and often aren’t what they first appear to be.
Electronics Test Development Engineer key activities
  • Developing high end test systems on missile test technology, and providing qualitative assurance of the product conformity
  • Developing other complex test systems and articles for unique test domains, starting at first principles and pushing the performance of certain technologies to the extreme of its capability to provide meaningful and robust data.
  • Supporting existing test systems, used in a wide variety of situations (including live testing) to maintain high end capability
  • Provide technical support on test systems; to project teams, manufacturing teams, customer support functions, and customers directly.
  • This role requires reasonable travel in the UK and could involve some travel overseas in Europe, (subject to COVID-19 restrictions).   
Electronics Test Development Engineer skills and qualifications required:
  • Degree / HNC qualified in a relevant electronics / electrical discipline.
  • Significant and proven experience in the design of electronics, preferably in the defence industry, (but not essential). RF experience would be highly desirable.
  • Proven experience in development of complete test solutions.
  • The pro-activeness, motivation, ability, and tenacity to resolve issues and generate solutions to problems whilst under time pressure.
  • Have excellent verbal communication, negotiation, and influencing skills, with ability to provide direction and influence the design of product and test equipment. You must also have the capability to write clear and concise engineering documentation.
  • Experience in a production support role is an advantage, but not essential
This is a fantastic opportunity to secure a challenging and rewarding position within a world class testing environment where you will have the opportunity to influence and impact the successful delivery of products, central to business success.
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