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Test Equipment Design Engineer

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 07/11/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH92262

Great Position open for a Test Equipment Design Engineer with experience in designing automatic test equipment's, to come on-board and work for a market leading manufacturing company, based in Stevenage. This will be a Permanent position with excellent salary on offer as well as benefits including flexible working and paid overtime. There will be travelling involved with this role

The Role

  • Leadership of the design activities for highly skilled teams often working on leading edge Test Equipment products from conception through to customer support.
  • Working at the boundary of Hardware, Software, Manufacturing and the client's Project Teams
  • Task planning and cost estimating
  • Quality management of TE design process and the TE Product
  • Test Equipment hardware/software integration and proving of the Test Equipment against the Unit Under Test.
  • Delivery and support of the required technical solution to the customer.
  • Working with the Test Equipment Team in France

Key experience

  • Ideally degree qualified in a relevant electronics / electrical discipline
  • Significant and proven experience in similar roles, preferably in the automotive, aerospace or defence industries.
  • Substantial demonstrable experience of designing manual, semi-automated and fully computerised ATE [Automatic Test Equipment] using COTS and / or custom special to type based equipment.
  • A broad technical knowledge of Test Equipment architecture definitions, embracing Electronic, Mechanical and Software disciplines.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • A good understanding of the design processes and best practices necessary to support the design and development lifecycle.
  • Excellent verbal communication, negotiation and influencing skills
  • The capability to write clear and concise engineering documentation.
  • Familiarity of software languages and tools used in Automated Test Equipment (i.e. National Instruments CVI / LabView / Test Stand, MS Visual C++, C etc.)
  • Pro-activity, motivation, ability and tenacity to deliver a quality product on time and to cost.

What are the benefits for you?

  • Unique opportunities to develop and broaden both technical and leadership skills within a growing company and multi-skilled team.
  • The ability to specialise in certain fields
  • Exposure to complex and technologically advanced products, providing a stimulating experience.
  • Working with highly talented and motivated engineers, in a friendly and supportive environment, providing one of the best environments to further career aspirations and achieve a real feeling of success.
  • A broad network of contacts within the defence industry
  • The opportunity to travel to other client sites in the UK and in Europe

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