Test Technician

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    South Coast

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    Mandip Sehmi

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    over 4 years ago

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We are seeking an experienced Test Technician within the manufacturing department of a world leader in Aerospace systems.

Job details:
To ensure product manufactured, serviced, calibrated and repaired is completed to a high standard, meets the requirements and expectations of the customer and is accurately recorded.

To perform testing on production and development stage products, fault analysis and repairs on customer returned product, and goods inwards testing of parts and sub-assemblies in accordance with standard operating procedures.
Main Responsibilities:
Include but are not limited to: -
  • Test finished and repaired products to predefined test procedures
  • Undertake fault analysis of components, products and equipment
  • Repair, calibrate and service customer returns and complete associated documentation
  • Produce test reports, test records, fault analysis, repair reports and test procedures
  • Goods-inwards test of critical components including PCB's to defined test procedures
  • Design, develop, manufacture and maintain test cables / jigs / equipment
  • Maintain existing test equipment; specify and source new test equipment as required
  • Support engineering with model, first off and prototype build and test
  • Undertake product build and assembly (when necessary)
  • Ensure non-conforming assemblies, sub-assemblies, parts, materials and processes are identified and appropriate actions are taken to resolve the non-conformance
  • Assure that all equipment is clean, in proper working condition, correctly stored; including periodic maintenance, calibration and repair prior to use
  • Ensure test procedures are comprehensive and accurate prior to test
  • Assist in the development of new test procedures, build procedures and work instructions in conjunction with manufacturing and engineering
  • Ensure test procedures are executed accurately following the procedures and that the results are fully and correctly recorded
  • Report any discrepancies with product documentation such as bills of materials, build and test instructions
  • Support investigation of component obsolescence issues and evaluation of alternatives
  • Ensure compliance with all HSE, Quality and IT standards and policies

Essential requirements:
  • ONC/HNC in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Experience within electro-mechanical assembly and test
  • PCB testing
  • Fault-finding to PCB component level
  • Test jig design and development
Desirable requirement
  • Experience with electro-optical-mechanical assembly and test
  • Soldering to IPC J-STD-001, wiring, PCB through hole and surface mount
  • Previous use of Labview (or similar) Familiarity with optical testing and equipment
  • Worked with a highly controlled environment with component serialization and traceability such as Defense
Knowledge and Skills
  • Understanding of electrical and mechanical components
  • Good planning and organization skills
  • Able to review and critique Test Procedures Proficient in MS Office
  • Excel and Word
  • Electronics and circuit design
  • Knowledge of ESD controls and best practice Able to write Test procedures and documents Laser diode experience, Eye Safety standards Experience in assembling optics and lasers

Personal Qualities
  • Able to communicate effectively & interface at all levels Team player
  • High attention to detail, accurate and precise with record keeping
  • Proactive approach to problem solving
  • Able to multi-task 
Successful candidates will be shortlisted and will be subject to checks in line with the Baseline Personnel Security Standard including verification of past 3 years employment history and a DBS basic certificate.