Technical and Engineering, Engineering general

Production Test Technician

Last updated: 3 days ago
Expires: 1 month from now
Job Role:
Technical and Engineering, Engineering general
Aircraft type:
United Kingdom

Job description

Job Summary

  • This is an exciting opportunity to join a cutting edge engineering company working on the digital product line.
  • Working on space flight processors for satellite manufacture this is working in a high spec cleanroom environment on leading product.
  • Test of electronic, analogue, digital and RF sub-systems up to 10 GHz. Including amplifiers, frequency up/down converters, complex RF and digital signal processing.
  • Quality control of test results and documentation; Initial fault diagnosis and raising of non-conformance reports.
  • Competent in the use of all types of propriety analogue and RF test equipment including vector and pulse network analysers.
  • Flexible approach to working methods and patterns. Shift working will be required and overtime likely available over the weekend.
  • Pro-active role in maintaining a safe working environment and a clear commitment to health and safety in the workplace.
  • Willingness to accept change and actively support continuous improvement, Wiling to develop skills as required in support of production (assembly, test, inspection and support) and implements these flexibly.

Reporting To

Team Leader

Internal Team Relationships

Team Leader -

  • Escalate occurrences that prevent achievement of the production plan, including quality, cost and schedule impacts.
  • Report anomalous or out of limits results.
  • Attend training as directed by team leader in conjunction with training coordinator.
  • Agree planned periods of holiday and absence.

Support Engineering -

  • Escalate deviations from work instructions, routings and any other production impacts to the production support team in the absences of the team leader.

External Team Relationships

  • Represent team leader and department at impact reviews and meetings as directed.

Job Profile

Reporting directly to the Team leader -

  • Achieve the production plan by certifying conformance of equipment by quality control production electrical testing in accordance with defined test procedures and company quality requirements.
  • Working on the digital product line, with experience of dealing with the challenges that come from working with new test software and development FPGA code.
  • Support business and departmental improvement initiatives.
  • Support new product introduction and development.
  • Feed into SQCDP process to monitor performance and drive improvements.

Skills/Experience Required

Essential -

1 year of relevant experience

Desirable -

HND in Electronics/physics

5 years of relevant experience

Target Industries -

  • Space
  • Aerospace
  • Communications
  • Motorsport
  • High Tech Manufacturing
  • Automotive

Education & Training

Essential -

HNC or equivalent qualification in electronic discipline

Desirable -

HND in Electronics/physics

Working Pattern

After a familiarisation period the work pattern will be weekly rotating double day shift


Possible extension after initial contract duration

Base of Work

This role will be working on site full time - free parking is provided

Reason for vacancy


Interview Process

One stage interview - on site (work clothes and safety footwear required for a skills test)

Guidant Global (Airbus) is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Test of electronic, analogue, digital and RF sub-systems