Manufacturing Test Engineer

Manufacturing Test Engineer


£30,000 - £40,000

Defence; Aerospace; MOD; Marine; Naval

We are one of the UK's leading providers of cost-effective marine, coastal and land based security and surveillance radar systems and support services; providing solutions for the commercial, defence and security sectors worldwide.

You will be required to develop, design and maintain test structures within both the internal production environment and suppliers for current and new products, and to support manufacturing test operations and test technicians as required.

Key Accountabilities - Manufacturing Test Engineer

+ Develop test plans and packages of test instructions, test equipment including bespoke items for in-house technicians and supplier technicians to verify total functionality of units under test.

+ Support production test techniques and equipment for a diverse range of electronic solid-state, analogue, digital, microwave RF, microwave antenna, computer based and magnetron products, with a proactive team based approach.

+ Support the process of transferring the testing of new products from engineering development to the manufacturing environment for production in-house and at a supplier.

+ Suggest corrective action for procedure and product deficiencies.

+ Ensure test related manufacturing helpdesk issues are resolved without undue delay, including root cause analysis and technical report writing where applicable.

+ Create, improve, review and approve production test specifications.

Skills and knowledge required - Manufacturing Test Engineer

+ At least 2 years' experience within an active Test Support role.

+ Have a high standard of transferable skills to deliver test support from the outset.

+ Working knowledge of test equipment and developing test solutions and test fixtures.

+ Ability to test and fault-find complex electronic equipment to discreet component level.

+ Working knowledge of analogue, digital, RF, microwave, computer based and magnetron products.