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Test Development Engineer

Test Development Engineer

Job Title: Test Development Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southampton
Salary: 35 - 45k
Start Date: asap
Reference: GF4250
Contact Name: Gemma Feist
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 17, 2018 15:27

Job Description

Our lasers development and manufacturing client based in Southampton is seeking a new Test Development Engineer to join their Product Development team to support the design and development of the engineering test equipment. Full details below:
Job Purpose:
In this role you will own the design and development of next generation engineering test equipment which will be used for the development and verification of new laser products and their introduction into manufacturing. 
You will have responsibility for the design, build, implementation and maintenance of a range of test equipment including their introduction into a manufacturing environment. You will ensure that products are tested according to ISO safety and compliance standards and that all product requirement specifications are met. This will include development of test process which target test consistency, accuracy, capability while ensuring suitability for integration into a medium/high production volume environment.
Key Areas of Responsibility: 
Work closely with production, electronics, optical and mechanical engineers to introduce new test equipment and test processes to the New Product build lines.
Understanding of test software to support automated test, debugging and Verification & Validation.
Build and commissioning of new test equipment, including documentation and training of engineers and technicians
Maintenance and upgrade of existing test equipment.
Transfer of equipment and test processes into manufacturing.
Support production when a product fails test.
Required Experience:
Automated test equipment and process design and implementation.
Development and maintenance of manufacturing test equipment. 
Machine safety and risk assessment.
Electronic experience of circuits and wiring for data acquisition hardware.
Data processing, analysis and presentation.
Test process development.
Data processing, data base query, processing and presentation.
Excel, SQL and VBA skills.
Knowledge of SPC/machine monitoring
Industrial laser usage or test experience.
Good standard HND or Degree in Electronic Engineering, Optoelectronics, Physics or related discipline.  Equivalent experience will be taken into consideration.
Personal Profile:
The Candidate should:
Be a strong team worker with good interpersonal skills
Be diligent, focused and thorough, taking personal pride in their work and achievements
Be able to demonstrate good initiative
Be comfortable to integrate into multidisciplinary and cross functional teams
Have a hands-on and/or creative approach to problem solving
Be happy to work in a dynamic environment and be adaptable to changes in priorities
Have a strong customer focus
Hours - 08:30 – 17:00
On application please send an MS Word formatted version of your CV for our review.