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  • DUBLIN 2
  • Job reference number:15412630
  • Client ID:RI/AM16379
  • Posted on:06-DEC-2018
  • Location:GALWAY
  • Job type:PERMANENT

Test Development Engineer - County Galway.

Job Description:

Research, design and development of the Test Systems/Strategy, through working closely with all R&D Teams, and gaining a clear understanding of future product requirements. Development of fully featured test systems from early prototype/feasibility stage, to high-volume, tightly regulated, production processes. Design & development of standardised test strategies to meet project milestones.

Key Responsibilities:
• Drive Test Engineering best practices including S/W & H/W standardisation from prototyping through to series production.
• Leverage World Class R&D and Production Teams both locally and internationally to quickly understand project requirements, risks, milestones and development of test strategy timing plans and deliverables.
• Project manage internal/external development of test systems
• Provide Test System development cost estimate to support customer RFQ's
• Drive mindset of Continuous Improvement
• Provide informal and formal (documented) training as part of project handover to production

Hardware Development-
• Integration of test applications to automated production processes
• Liaise with Design Engineers (Hardware/Software & Mechanical) and Process Engineering in the design, development and delivery of test system solutions and provide input/updates to DFT, DFM's, PFMEAs & Design Reviews.
• Specify and design test fixtures, considering Poka Yoke techniques, tolerance stack up etc.
• Drive Test Engineering best practices within the H/W & Mech Engineering Design Teams
• Upgrade of existing tester platforms to trial new hardware/test solutions & release of validated solutions to production systems with supporting documentation and training in place.

• Generation of Qualification Plan and statistical data to validate product test strategy
• Generation of technical & training documentation
• Generation of detailed NPI build reports, process yields, failure modes etc.

Qualifications and Experience sought for this role:
• Degree/Diploma Mechatronics/Mechanical Engineering or equivalent relevant practical experience

Minimum 2 years' experience within electronics manufacturing environment
• Experience with automation equipment (sensors, I/O, PLC’s, Robotics, Scanners)
• Experience with CAD packages, SolidWorks.
• Proven capability in mechanical assembly i.e. ability to work autonomously on machinery
• Experience in document writing is required, i.e. procedures, specifications, reports, etc.
• General software packages skills – Microsoft Office Suite, Minitab, Google Drive, etc.
• Knowledge of mechanical engineering principles (i.e. strengths, torques, forces)
• Capable of generating and understanding Capability and R&R reports.

Advantage to have:
• PLC programming (Beckhoff)
• Experience with Vision based products/applications
• NI LabVIEW and TestStand experience considered beneficial.

• Project management skills
• Experience in automated machine assembly, including FAT’s, and machine qualification (IQ/OQ/PQ).

This job originally appeared on RecruitIreland.com