Electronic Test Technician

Tyne and Wear
£22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
16 Mar 2017
13 Apr 2017
Marcus Roberts
Contract Type
Full Time
Job role:

1 Product (software, hardware and mechanics) assembly, troubleshooting and testing.
2 Test planning, execution and report writing.
3 Design, construction, maintenance and calibration of test equipment.
4 Keeping working environment clean, tidy and safe.
5 Assisting with continuous improvement of working practices, processes, equipment and working environment.
6 Supervision and guidance of technicians, junior technicians and apprentices
7 Work to company quality and national / international standards
8 Ensuring that all work is carried out safely

Must have design experience and skills in ALL of these areas below:

1 Knowledge of electronic circuits, including experience designing simple circuits
2 Assembly, troubleshooting and testing of electronic products
3 Electronic test equipment (including DVMs, Oscilloscopes, Data Loggers)
4 Soldering / de-soldering techniques
5 Computer literate (Microsoft Excel and Word)

Desirable experience and skills:

1 Experience with high voltage (> 60V) and/or high current (> 100A) products.
2 EMC testing, including exposure to standards such as REG10, ISO16750, CISPR 25.
3 Thermal and environmental testing
4 Automotive product development and testing
5 Mechanical skills, assembly and creation of one off parts, use of machine shop tools
6 Experience with high volume products.
7 Experience with CAD tools (Mentor Graphics (DX Designer, Expedition), SPICE, etc), including an ability to layout prototype PCBs.
8 Experience in HALT / HAAS testing

Personal attributes:

1 Excellent communication skills
2 Must able to work alone with minimum guidance, but also be able to operate effectively as part of a team
3 Structured individual with good problem solving skills
4 Enthusiastic, flexible and keen approach to learning
5 Flexibility to travel in UK and overseas

Qualifications required:

1 HND / HNC in Electrical and Electronic Engineering or equivalent.