A market leading electronics manufacturer are seeking a Senior Environmental Test Engineer to work on the development of , and coordinate the testing of , new and existing product designs
The main focus of this role is the preparation of products in representative test systems , planning and executing a range of tests , in-house and sometimes at external test houses , and documenting and reporting on the tests performed. Currently, the environmental tests are primarily shock & vibration , temperature and EMC compliance , but may include humidity , altitude ( high and low pressure ) and other tests
+ Preparation of representative test systems including determining a suitable chassis , back-plane , test fixtures and other connectivity to allow the products under test to operate continuously during the test cycles
+ Use of functional test software, with the ability to modify test scripts and read log file results , will be expected. (This does not include the creation or modification of software programs).
+ Some problem diagnosis and problem solving resulting from the environmental tests would be expected
+ Responsibility for ensuring that the environmental tests are performed according to the specification required
+ Maintaining accurate and correct test records and test reports to a quality level acceptable for potential / customer distribution . This shall include some product packs for ruggedised products
Candidates should be engineering graduates , be able to demonstrate practical postgraduate experience of some functional or environmental testing of computer-based equipment , and have an electronic hardware bias .