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Temporary Test Engineer

Ref: LRA87
Job Type:Temporary
Salary: £15.00 ph
Location: Newcastle
Closing Date:

Job Description

We require an experienced Electronics Test Engineer/Technician for a fixed duration contract, to work within a busy engineering development department on innovation product support activities.

Candidates should ideally possess the following skills and experience:

• Product (software, hardware and mechanics) assembly, troubleshooting and testing.
• Producing test plans and maintaining test procedures.
• Ensuring projects are progressing to time.
• Liaising with development engineers when project related issues arise.
• Design, construction, maintenance and calibration of test equipment.
• Identifying and managing continuous improvement of equipment and test methods where appropriate.
• Assisting development engineers with analysis of products, including FMEAs and design reviews.
• Supervision and guidance of junior technicians and apprentices.
• Work to company quality and national / international standards.
• Ensuring that all work is carried out safely.

Personal attributes and experience:
• Development of test plans and procedures.
• A strong understanding of electronic, analogue and digital circuits.
• Assembly, troubleshooting and testing of electronic products.
• Electronic test equipment (including DVMs, Oscilloscopes, Data Loggers, Signal generators, Spectrum analysers etc.)
• Soldering / de-soldering techniques.
• Enthusiastic, flexible, honest, and keen approach to learning, etc.
• Structured individual with good problem solving skills.
• Computer literate (Microsoft Excel and Word)

Qualifications required:
• HND in Electrical and Electronic Engineering or equivalent.