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Test Development Engineer
Our client based in the Pietermaritzburg area, a leading electronics company, specializing in innovative automotive solutions for manufacturers, the aftermarket, major fleet and freight companies, and the public transport sector is looking for a Test Development Engineer to join their fast paced and dynamic team.
Test Development Engineer
Your primary functions of this position will consist of designing, manufacturing and upgrading test equipment. You will also assist maintenance technicians in repair and upkeep of test equipment. You will develop, engineer and implement new and existing test methods, while keeping abreast of technology changes and advances within the test field.
Requirements for the role are as follows:
Matric with a completed BSC or BTech degree
T3 / S4 (Electronics Engineering Diploma including the 1 year compulsory)
4 years post graduate experience in the manufacture of production testing equipment in an electronic manufacturing environment
2 years’ experience and fluency in C#, Labview and TestStand
Electronic design experience must include digital and analogue circuitry, PIC micro-controllers, data acquisition modules and PCB design
Electronic design of schematic and PCB design layout
Embedded software in either “C” or assembly language would be advantageous
Responsibilities will consist of:
Formulate test plans and methodology
Design hardware and software to implement the above action
Design, develop and maintain the “front end” software programs in C# and/or Labview and test Stand or equivalent
Writing embedded software modules where needed in the designing of test equipment
Design, conceptualize and development of tests both for new and existing products
To design test equipment which is conducive to mass production and improvements in production efficiency
Design and layout of printed circuit boards using appropriate software programs e.g.: Altium
Performing capability studies on Test Equipment / methodologies
Performing jig and documentation sign off, and hand over to production
Interact with engineering, production, quality and marketing departments
Participate in Process / Test FMEA’s and Design FMEA’s when required
Provide input to improve processes
Resolving production and quality test programs
Supporting current test equipment once in full production
Compiling technical literature such as test jig documentation and other technical and related documentation, while compiling to the required standards
Always working according to documented procedures, and maintaining confidentiality so as not to compromise product security
Identification and purchase of tools, equipment and apparatus to ensure efficiency, quality and cost effectiveness.
If you meet the requirements we would love to hear from you!
If you meet the above requirements, we would love to hear from you.