Test Engineer – Electronic or
c£27k - £30k+ – DOE Great Prospects
clients site functions as a compliance testing laboratory, involved
predominantly in the regulatory requirements of CE marking. One of their core
activities is electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) testing where manufacturers
and enforcement agencies send products for conformity assessment. Most of the
devices submitted for testing will be electrical, electronic or mechanical in
nature. Reports issued from this business form the basis of
mandatory legal documentation.
We are excited to assist them in their search for an
outstanding Senior Test Engineer with an Electronic background and EMC
experience to component level, to support a highly respected & technically
The job will involve oversight of EMC testing of
products. This entails subjecting the products to a
suite of electronic tests as defined by European
Standards and Directives. Other forms of testing,
such as electrical safety inspection, radio type
approval, flammability and mechanical strength are
also included in the scope of the job.
In order to test a product, it is necessary to
create a test setup that allows the product to operate as
intended. A typical setup involves providing
correctly specified power sources, external signals,
communications and monitoring facilities. Failure
criteria for the testing have to be established and
monitored during the tests.
Where products fail to meet the necessary criteria,
additional diagnostic work may have to be
carried out. A senior test engineer would be
expected to be capable of assessing criteria and
performing diagnostic analysis.
In addition to actual testing, the job requires
documentation of all tests and procedures, analysis of
results and writing of reports. The senior test
engineer will also be responsible for maintenance of
quality procedures documentation and computer
files, updating information as necessary.
no two days are alike as this is a vast and varied role leading the test team.
The main function of the role is to ensure that all testing procedures /
systems in place are up to current standard, producing reports based on testing,
liasing with clients, data base management, research and much more!
A working knowledge
of electronics and electrical engineering is ideal. Anyone who has worked in a
QA capacity should also consider applying.
Excellent writing and oral skills using the English
General computer literacy with the ability to use
word processing, spreadsheet and other
similar commercial programs.
Communications skills, especially the ability to
interface with customers. This includes
explaining procedures to customers and discussing test results.
A working knowledge of electronics is essential.
Most of the items to be tested will
Experience in radio frequency measurement and
spectral analysis is preferred. The radio
analyser is a fundamental tool in EMC measurements.
Ability to follow test procedures thoroughly and
A knowledge of Standards and quality systems is
role would suit anyone who has worked in a wide ranging Engineering / Engineering
role or other similar technical operation where reporting accurately was a
central function. Likewise a background technical assistance would also be
are also looking for a candidate with a great deal of enthusiasm!
really is a special company that believes in looking after their staff, giving
you as much autonomy as required & excellent job stability.
We look forward to your application
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