test technician

Test Technician

Job Description - The Role

The Test Technician shall actively support a busy manufacturing environment by attending to equipment breakdowns and performing proactive maintenance on key test equipment.

The Technician shall lead the analysis of Production rejects with the aim of identifying root cause and participating in continiuous improvement projects.

The Test Technician shall also support Engineering projects by assisting with new equipment builds including circuit assembly, wiring and fixture modifications.  There are also opportunities for the Test Technician to support Engineering with NPI activities including testing of components and sub-assemblies for NPI and/or low volume sample projects.

  1. Attend to and resolve breakdowns with Production and Engineering test equipment.
  2. Accountable for test equipment proactive maintenance targets.
  3. Expected to perform Test Development tasks in support of the Test Engineering Group.
  4. Expected to perform reject analysis and technical reports to aid continuous improvement.
  5. Participates in failure analysis, DOEs and 8D problem solving activities.
  6. Supports the overall objectives of the department and the team.
  7. Demonstrates flexibility both in working hours and project activities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience
  • Candidate should hold a higher level engineering qualification such as a degree, H.N.C or equivalent. Previous engineering experience would be considered.
  • Must be fully conversant with electronic instrumentation and measurement techniques.
  • Proven track record in repair and maintenance of test equipment.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in high volume/high reliability automotive electronics environment.
  • Experience working on mixed test platforms including in-circuit, parametric & functional test systems.
  • Experience is required for prototype building to include PCB assembly, fixture wiring & panel cutting.
  • Must have ability to participate in a team environment and contribute to cross-functional activities.
  • Will be willing to learn, be trained and develop an ability to fault find and diagnose issues.
  • The ability to identify and solve problems using own initiative and understanding.
  • Must be capable of accurately interpreting measurement data using standard test instruments.
  • Capable of reading schematic drawings, wiring diagrams and product assembly drawings.
  • Possesses Health & Safety knowledge – IOSH Managing Safely qualification is desirable.

Salary and Benefits

Salary circa £21-25k depending on experience plus shift allowance

Benefits include BUPA, Pension, Life Assurance.

Company: KSR Electronic Systems Ltd

Penllergaer Business Park

Nature of Business: Automotive Electronics Manufacturing

Contact Name

Lisa Goodwin

HR Manager

01792 543016


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