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Electronics Engineer - RCA & Test Development

Electronics Engineer - RCA & Test Development

Job Title: Electronics Engineer - RCA & Test Development
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Surrey
Industry:
Salary: £35-45k + Excellent Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: DW5258
Contact Name: David Watts
Contact Email: Davidw@gerrellandhard.co.uk
Job Published: June 15, 2020 11:21

Job Description

A chance to join a successful high-tech, manufacturing business working within the sensors and instrumentation industry. We are now looking for an experienced Electronics Engineer to oversee Root Cause Analysis & Test Development within the Quality department.
 
Reporting to the Quality Manager, you’ll be responsible for providing technical leadership to the service centre, technical support for in-house test, as well as design & development of new products and processes. This position is all about improving customer satisfaction by providing Failure Analysis Reports on customer returns.
 
Main Responsibilities
Work with the Service team to determine direct cause of failure on customer returns
Produce Failure Analysis Reports for customers, using 8D to determine root cause
Support the development of relevant metrics to monitor field failure / delivered quality
Provide analysis of field failure data
Investigate and address the causes of production down-time due to test failure, In-House and at subcontractors
Lead cross-functional efforts to identify and address root causes of recurring issues
Support New Product Development through participation in design reviews with focus on Design for Test, Reliability and Serviceability
Support new product / process validation
Provide technical support to IQC (Incoming Quality Control), Production Test and contract electronics manufacturers
Maintain, repair and improve existing test fixtures
Design and develop new test solutions
Improve existing and develop new process documentation and Work Instructions
Support customer audits and quality reviews
 
Person Specification
 
Working knowledge and fault-finding experience of:
Micro-controller-based systems
Digital systems (ADC/DAC, FPGA, I2C, SPI, JTAG, RS485)
Analogue systems (audio / ultrasonic / low noise design)
Test development experience including Test jig design
Able to carry out investigations and produce reports
 
Desirable:
LabVIEW / National Instruments / Arduino
PCB CAD (Altium experience would be an advantage)
IPC-610 certified
SMT rework – fine pitch QFP, micro BGA
HALT / HASS
Experience of an effective Continuous Improvement culture
Structured problem solving using Automotive 8D or A3
Working knowledge of APQP core tools, especially FMEA
Knowledge and experience of modern high-volume surface mount electronics manufacturing processes
Working knowledge of business systems – ERP, PLM, Power BI
 
This position would suit an Electronics Engineer who has a strong customer focus, a self-starter who is motivated and proactive. You’ll need a high level of technical competence coupled with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, be a good communicator & enjoys working in a cross-functional team environment.
 
Benefits 
Non-contributory pension plan, 9% company contribution
Life assurance scheme
Private health care plan
24 days holiday per annum, increasing to 25 days after one year’s service, plus all bank and public holidays
Flexi-time
Recruitment referral bonus scheme
Patent reward scheme
Season ticket loan scheme
Subsidised gym membership
Subsidised social events and sports activities
Cycle to work scheme
Free breakfast, fresh fruit and snacks throughout the day