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Test Development Engineer

Test Development Engineer

Job Title: Test Development Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Surrey
Salary: £30-50k + Bonus + Great Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: DW4898
Contact Name: David Watts
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 17, 2019 09:22

Job Description

Great time to join an expanding company developing some of the very latest technology used to support electric vehicles. This position requires a proactive engineer to specify and implement automated production tests of all the electronic assemblies used in the product. Electronic assemblies include digital, analogue and high power 3 phase inverters.
The role also involves setting the overall test strategy, including requirements and procedures to be generated and implemented for high volume production within company facilities and third party vendors, as required.
This role reports to the Manufacturing Engineering Team Leader and is based in the UK with an occasional requirement for national and international travel, primarily to China/Europe.
Key Responsibilities
Generate an overall Test Strategy for high volume production
Develop test requirements and procedures for automated test systems to be developed and installed in the supply chain
Manage internal test development
Select and provide technical assistance and programme management of third party ATE development
Manage data in relation to production yields and failures with Supplier Quality
Ensure testing compliance to internal Quality Systems
Work with design teams in the UK and effectively communicate with the Manufacturing Engineering team in China with regard to high volume testing
Relevant knowledge and experience required:
Proven history of high volume automated electronics testing
Excellent knowledge of Analogue, Digital and Power Electronics and functional testing
Working knowledge of LabVIEW/TestStand or similar test automation software
Track record working with suppliers, specifying, approving, developing and commissioning machines
DFM and DFT analysis and feedback to design teams
Integrating findings from FEA/DFMEA into test strategy
Knowledge of Mechanical, Power Electronic and Software disciplines
IT software, Windows, Office, MRP systems, internal software tools
Read and interpret drawings and electronics and mechanical CAD data
The ability to find and document failures and non-conformances and recommend solutions
Understanding of Engineering Change Control
Benefits Package:
Discretionary Bonus - up to 15%
Life Assurance 
Pension Scheme
Private Healthcare
Share Options
Learning & Development
Relocation package
The client has a forward thinking, professional and open culture and are looking for likeminded individuals who can add value to the test development department.