16 May, 2018

Test Development Engineer

  • Anonymous
  • France Furlong, Great Linford, Great Linford, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK14 5EH, UK
Full time Manufacturing Operations

Job Description

Test Development Engineer
The main function of the job is to facilitate design, development and support of test systems for power and magnetic products designed and manufactured by the company. Additionally the design and support of ancillary systems (software & hardware) developed to assist and support the main functions of Test Engineering.

Job Specification
Organise and perform project work relating to the design of in-house test equipment and ancillary departmental systems (Hardware & Software) as specified by the Test Development Manager.
Provide primary Test Platform software development/support across department including Verification and Validation section.
Maintain good documentation and other associated records pertaining to Test Project Development
Generate plans for new work as required by the Test Development Manager
Supervise a technician within the department.
Ensure that development work, including that carried out by Technicians, is of the required quality
Ensure that documentation to be used for production, including that generated by subordinate Engineers or Technicians, is of a suitable standard.
Provide technical support to other departments on matters pertaining to Test Engineering systems in development, or released for production use
Ideal candidates that apply for this role should have worked in the power electronics industry and have experience of the following:

Essential Skills
Formal qualification equivalent to UK degree level in Electronics or related Engineering discipline
Familiarity with principles of testing of power, and wound components
An appreciation of mechanical design, particularly in the area of test fixture design
Experience in programming/software development within an Engineering environment
Experience with NI TestStand. Familiarity with Sequence development.
Familiarity and experience of using MS office software
An appreciation of Quality control
Knowledge of C# or other .NET Language
Desirable Skills
Experience developing Process Models in NI TestStand
Experience of PCB Design
Familiarity with Automotive Standards TS16949 (IATF 16949)
Please review the job specification details on the job description for more information on required skills and experience.

Benefits for the roles include:
Staff Bonus Scheme (based on operating profit and new product introduction)
23 days holidays (increase to 26 after a period of time)
Pension Scheme (pays up to 7.5% of the employees' salary as long as the employee matches the sum paid by the company)
Life Insurance (4 x employees salary)
Income Protection Cover

Other benefits:
Subsidise food each day (we pay up £1.20 per day towards food bought from a catering van which comes to our site every day)
Employee appreciation day - celebrated in August
Employees can earn an extra 2 days per annum for having no sick days
Fully paid Christmas party which include all food and drinks and also contribution towards hotels etc.
Hours of Work - 8.30am to 4.30pm with 1/2 hour for lunch

New Refurbished Site in Milton Keynes
We have a good benefits package and our site in Milton Keynes have been renovated and we have excellent working conditions.

We will be completing two stage interviews and the first interview will be a standard interview. The second interview will require candidates to complete a personality profiling and they may also be required to complete a presentation.

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