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Job Description

Ref: VR/05373

Test Engineer

£20,000 – £24,000


Our client is looking for a Test Engineer to join their growing team. As a Test Engineer you will be doing production testing, verification and fault-finding of all in-house products at appropriate stages of the manufacturing process.




  • Minimum ONC/HNC in Electronic Engineering, or equivalent experience.
  • High level of experience within electronic manufacturing and Test environment.
  • Thorough understanding of Test Methodologies.
  • Excellent familiarity with basic and advanced electronic components and their in-circuit functionality.
  • To be very competent in the reading of and interpretation of Circuit Diagrams, with respect to PCB assemblies and systems.
  • High level of Fault-finding ability – to be able to Fault-find down to component level.
  • Ability to use basic test equipment – e.g. Digital Multimeters, Oscilloscope, bench Power Supplies etc.
  • Ability to use more advanced test equipment – e.g.  Spectrum Analysers, Network Analysers, Function Generators etc.
  • To support the Chief of Test in the fault-finding/repair of Test Fixtures etc.
  • To have very good general Communication skills.
  • Excellent Team Working skills.
  • Confident in dealing directly with Customers.


  • Use of Siemens “Test Expert” software package, to generate ASCII file programs for Takaya Flying Probe Machine.
  • Experience of RF Testing and Fault-finding of Power Amplifiers (VHF/UHF range).
  • Experience of Testing & Fault-finding Switch Mode Power Supply units.
  • High Voltage working. i.e. up to 5000V.

Main responsibilities: 

  • To test assemblies in accordance with written test procedures and achieve production delivery targets.
  • To be able to diagnose any faults on assemblies down to a component level.
  • To be aware of company health and safety requirements.
  • To understand and implement necessary anti-static precautions.
  • To follow instructions as indicated on BOM and route cards
  • To understand IPC standards with regard to own area.
  • To actively participate in the Company’s Continuous Improvement Programme.
  • To generate and debug programs for the Takaya Flying Probe Machine.
  • To assist other Test staff in Fault-finding of products.

Robert Fox – Senior Recruitment Consultant


Telephone: 01322 293286


Full Time


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