Senior Test Technician

Location: Middlesex, England Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Sector: Engineering, Defence, Electronics Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Aaron Stone

Senior Test Technician


Senior Test Technician required to join a globally established Electronics company who specialise in providing high integrity control products for aerospace, military vehicle and soldier applications.

The Senior Test Technician will be leading a team of test support engineers and provide support for Manufacturing Test Equipment, fault-finding problems, maintaining software and hardware and maximising equipment availability to meet delivery schedules. They will be working with the Test Design function, to introduce new test equipment into production, upgrade or update existing test equipment hardware or software. As well as providing expert knowledge on test equipment to other functions within the business to assist with investigations.

On offer for the Senior Test Technician is a competitive salary and benefits package.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for day to day management of the test support team
  • Provides Expert support for Manufacturing Test Equipment working with Manufacturing Staff and Cell Managers to increase the effectiveness and availability of Test Equipment
  • Works with Test Design Function to ensure new Manufacturing Test Equipment is fit for purpose and that knowledge is transferred to support hardware and software used in manufacture
  • In conjunction with the Test Design Function update or upgrade existing Test Equipment both hardware and software
  • Supports Test Equipment located at external suppliers
  • Provides Technical support to both internal and external customers and suppliers
  • Manage improvement projects involving sub-contractors and suppliers
  • Manage / Identify Critical Equipment Spares to ensure High availability of Test Equipment
  • Production Test of Electronic finished products for industrial or high reliability applications
  • Undertake any other duties as reasonably required by the Company

Essential experience for the Senior Test Technician include:

  • Good Communicator
  • Able to work within a team
  • Good time management skills
  • Must be able to be able to obtain Security/ITAR clearance
  • Able to develop Test Software using Labview and Teststand
  • Able to fault find electronic circuits, read schematics and wiring diagrams
  • Extensive experience of Electronic Test Equipment and Automatic Test Equipment
  • Responsible for supporting Production Test Equipment

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