Manufacturing Test Development Engineer

The UK's trusted Ministry of Defence partner, MBDA, is looking for an experienced Manufacturing Test Development Engineer to develop manufacturing test packages and solutions, focusing on flying probes (in-circuit testing) for circuit card assemblies.

What you'll get to do as a Manufacturing Test Development Engineer - Flying Probe (In Circuit Testing):

  • Design of flying probe test packages for flying probe (in-circuit testing) of component and net-level defects on circuit card assemblies.
  • Creation of flying probe test programs from circuit card assembly data pack
  • Debug of flying probe test package to establish suitable test methods and limits
  • Design of manufacturing test specifications
  • Publishing test documentation using the company Product-Lifecycle Management tool
  • Undertake test coverage analysis of circuit card designs to establish a test strategy and make Design-for-Testability recommendations to product design engineers
  • Provide technical support on the flying probe and in-circuit testing to production test engineers and manufacturing.

What we're looking for:

  • HNC/HND (Electronics) Level of Qualifications or equivalent, plus substantial experience in Digital and Analogue Electronics Manufacture and Test.
  • Experience in flying probe test package development, with a preference for expertise in developing SPEA Flying Probe Test Systems.
  • Excellent understanding of measurement and test principles and equipment, with particular emphasis on in-circuit testing.
  • Outstanding Planning and Organising skills.
  • Communication skills: the ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.


  • Medical requirements: None
  • Health surveillance requirements: None
  • You must be a UK national or citizen to be eligible for the role.

More about the role:

MBDA's relationship with the UK military spans back over 70 years. They have delivered countless landmarks in defence engineering, supplying vital defence capability to meet the needs of the armed forces over land, sea, and air.

This role is based in Bolton, one of MBDA's newest cutting-edge facilities, which also offers showers and bike racks. The Bolton site is considered one of the North West's leading manufacturing capabilities for the next 25 years and beyond. Training and development are offered to all employees.

Guidant Global is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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31/01/2023 10:27:00
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