Production Test Engineer

Production Test Engineer

Job Title: Production Test Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894247_1515082606
Contact Name: Marc Temple
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 04, 2018 16:16

Job Description

Production Test Engineer
My client who are a leading technology provider of RF/microwave, microelectronics, and security technologies for critical and high-reliability applications are looking for an experienced Test Engineer to join their team. They cover defence, aerospace, medical/industrial, and communications.
Main Purpose
To take a leading role in alignment, test methodology and fault diagnostics of RF and Microwave products. To support engineering teams in the transfer of new products into the manufacturing environment.
Main Responsibilities
-Lead member of the test area responsible for best practice test methods, equipment set-up, test and alignment methods and fault diagnostic.
-To provide technical guidance to Test Technicians in the Manufacturing team, ensuring best practice test methods are applied.
-To fault find complex RF & Microwave assemblies (Hybrid or SMT construction), and provide guidance to Test Technicians on techniques to apply.
-Work in a mixed team able to set up and download Altera FPGA and other PLD PCB assemblies along with Vector Network Analysers and other RF microwave test equipment.
-Identify, developing, implementing and providing support to printed circuit control cards and final Assembly level RF test equipment.
-Formation and production test strategy for new products and supporting legacy product development.
-Produce detailed test documentation to ensure accurate manufacture of high quality products
-Minimum HNC in electronics (or Equivalent)
-Further education/courses associated with RF and Microwave test an advantage
-Candidate must have Worked with Development Engineering and Manufacturing groups to transition product into production
-Previous experience within UK Aerospace and Defence contractors an advantage
-Position - Production Test Engineer - Permanent
-Location - Milton Keynes
-Salary - £30000 - £35000
Key Words - Test, Fault, Diagnostics, RF, Radio Frequency, Microwave, FPGA, PCB, Network Analysers
Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level
Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a Permanent Position

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