Test Systems Engineer

Applications Needed

Description

This company requires a test  engineer to provide leadership and experience in the improvement of its test systems and methodologies.

 

Duties

  • Formulate test processes and methodology
  • Design hardware and software to implement test systems and processes
  • Design, develop and maintain the test software programs in C++
  • Implement and maintain traceability and data collection systems using SQL
  • Writing embedded software modules as required in the designing of test equipment
  • Design, conceptualise and development of tests for new and existing products
  • To design test equipment for mass production
  • Design and implement improvements in test systems aimed at
    • production efficiency
    • production quality
    • reducing development time of test equipment
  • 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
  • Interface with engineering, production and quality departments
  • Participate in Process / Test FMEA’s and Design FMEA’s
  • Provide input to improve processes
  • Resolving production and quality issues
  • Supporting current test equipment once in full production
  • Compiling technical literature such as test jig documentation and other technical and related documentation.
  • Always working according to documented procedures.
  • Identification and purchase of tools, equipment and apparatus to ensure efficiency, reliability and cost effectiveness.

 

Requirements

  • Matric with a completed T3 / S4 (Electronics Engineering Diploma including the 1 yr compulsory)
  • BSC or BTech degree is an advantage
  • 2 years post graduate experience in the manufacture of production testing equipment in an electronic manufacturing environment
  • 2 years’ experience and fluency in C++ and SQL
  • Electronic design experience must include digital and analogue circuitry, micro-controllers and PCB design
  • Experience in mechanical aspects of test equipment design
  • Electronic design of schematic and PCB design layout
  • Embedded software in either “C” or assembly language would be advantageous.

 

 

Qualifications and qualities:

  • At minimum National Diploma Electronic Engineering.
  • 3 -5 years’ experience in electronic test equipment design or 5 years’ experience in electronic product design
  • Proven experience in embedded software design – preferably in C.
  • Proven experience in C++, C# or similar object oriented language.
  • Working knowledge of databases and SQL.
  • Good grasp of mechanical aspects of electronic product/test equipment design.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Assertive, motivated, go-getter.
  • An intelligent and insightful approach.

Duties:

  • Analyse problems on existing test equipment systems.
  • Investigate new technologies within automated test equipment field.
  • Present findings of investigations and/or problem analysis in reports.
  • Redesign the hardware and embedded software components of the current automated test equipment system, incorporating new technologies and recommended modifications.
  • Implementing/overseeing implementation of recommended changes.
  • Implementing measurement systems to track improvements in testing systems.
  • Evaluation of new test equipment with the goal of establishing their reliability in the manufacturing environment.
  • Responsible for the improvement of throughput on production testing systems.
  • Responsible for the improvement of reliability on production testing systems.

Requirements

  • At minimum National Diploma Electronic Engineering.
  • 3 -5 years’ experience in electronic test equipment design or 5 years’ experience in electronic product design
  • • Proven experience in embedded software design – preferably in C
  • Proven experience in C++, C# or similar object oriented language.
  • Working knowledge of databases and SQL
  • Good grasp of mechanical aspects of electronic product/test equipment design
  • Attention to detail
  • Methodical
  • Assertive, motivated, go-getter
  • An intelligent and insightful approach
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