Electronics Test Engineer

Competitive Salary & Benefits
30 Apr 2018
30 May 2018
Rosie Connor
Job Type

What’s the opportunity?
The Production Test Engineering organisation is responsible for the day to day support to the production testing of complex weapons and equipment within the manufacturing facility at Lostock near Bolton.  An opportunity has arisen for an Electronics Engineer to provide technical support to the test technician group for production test and diagnostics of complex weapons at all levels of build i.e. system, unit and PEC level.
This is an exciting time to join Manufacturing  as we have just relocated to our brand new manufacturing facility at Bolton.
What will you be doing?   
Responsible for technical support to manufacture test of Complex Weapons in production, to ensure production targets are met to agreed time, cost and quality requirements.
Specific responsibilities:
  • Test of complex electronic equipment, and diagnosis of production test failures down to component level.
  • Identification of corrective action, in a timely manner allowing Manufacturing to continue production in line with programme.
  • Technical support to Test Technicians to facilitate the efficient throughput of Prime hardware during production.
  • Assessment of related Test Equipment issues, directing support services to resolve equipment failures.
  • Evaluation of Technical problems in order to develop proposals for investigations and corrective actions, including process improvements.
  • Development of test plans and procedures in line with manufacturing and design requirements
  • Test Engineering representative at Defect Review Board meetings to ensure efficient progress of equipment and quality notifications towards corrective action. 
What are the benefits for you?
  • MBDA provides extensive on-the-job training and opportunities for development.
What’s great about joining this team?
  • You will be working in a fast-paced, multi-functional operations team who strive for personal and professional excellence working on new product lines
Who and what we are looking for from you?
  • HNC/HND (Electronics) Level of Qualifications or equivalent, plus substantial level of experience in Digital and Analogue Electronics Manufacture and Test.
  • A good understand of measurement and test principles and equipment.
  • Good Planning and Organising skills.
  • Communication skills; the ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Attention to detail.
What would you get?
  • Competitive salaries, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, an employee funded voluntary private healthcare scheme, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level) and superb learning and development opportunities.
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