Production Test Engineer - Electronics

Bolton, Wigan, Manchester | Engineering , Manufacturing

The UK's trusted Ministry of Defence partner, MBDA, are looking for a Production Test Engineer - Electronics to be at the core of the business in Bolton to conclude the production test and diagnostics of complex weapons system and subsystem level.

As a Production Test Engineer - Electronics with previous experience, you will play a vital role in running tests of electronic sub-assemblies of the various tests failures to facilitate efficient throughput of prime equipment hardware during production.

What you'll get to do as a Production Test Engineer - Electronics:

  • Testing complex electronic sub-assemblies, circuit cards and diagnosis production test failures - down to component level.
  • Generation of test specifications, operator instructions and technical reports - based on higher-level requirements.
  • Delivering technical support to test operators
  • Following test failures, identify remedial and corrective actions promptly to allow Manufacturing to continue production in line with the programme.
  • Assessment of interconnected test equipment issues, advising maintenance and support services to resolve equipment defeats.
  • Evaluate technical problems to develop proposals for analyses and subsequent corrective actions, including strategy advancements for manufacturing tests.
  • Test Engineering representative at Defect Review Board discussions to deliver coherent progress of equipment and associated quality notifications towards corrective action.

What we're looking for:

  • An understanding of digital and analogue electronic measurement, test principles, and fault diagnosis techniques.
  • Awareness of electrical/electronic system, subsystem integration and test principles.
  • Knowledge of RF and Microwave technology at the subsystem level (advantageous).
  • Ability to plan and organise one's work according to assigned priorities.
  • Communicates both verbally and written effectively, including generating test specifications and reports.
  • Proven analytical, problem-solving, and precision skills.
  • Experience in operating manual and automated test equipment in an Electronics Manufacturing environment.
  • HNC/HND level of qualifications or equivalent
  • Substantial test engineering experience.
  • Diagnosis of test failures
  • Testing experience down to component level
  • 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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30/01/2023 17:13:00
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