RF Test Engineer

Job Summary

* 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.

Internal 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 Relationships

* Represent team leader and department at impact reviews and meetings as directed.
* Attend training and development courses as directed by team leader and training coordinator.

Job Profile

Key Activities

* Maintain accurate quality control test results and test event logs.
* Provide first line fault analysis and raise mandatory non-conformance reports for non-compliant or anomalous tests.
* Support introduction of new test methods.
* Understand use and limitations of relevant test equipment.
* Support and contribute to the introduction of production improvement and efficiency initiatives.
* Have an awareness of business and departmental cost and schedule requirements.
* Adhere to company and departmental Health and Safety and COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) processes and procedures.
* Conform to company and departmental policies and procedures.

Skills/Experience Required

Essential –

* Experience of 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.
* Competent in the use of all types of propriety analogue and RF test equipment including vector and pulse network analysers.
* Experience in Test Production.

Desirable –

* Quality control of test results and documentation; Initial fault diagnosis and raising of non-conformance reports.
* Flexible approach to working methods and patterns. Shift working will be required and overtime likely available over the weekend.
* Pro-active 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.
* Working on space flight processors for satellite manufacture this is working in a high spec cleanroom environment on world leading product.

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As part of our evolution we are undergoing a visual transformation and adopting a new name (Insignis) but rest assured, we will still be offering the same exceptional recruitment expertise.
As part of our evolution we are undergoing a visual transformation and adopting a new name (Insignis) but rest assured, we will still be offering the same exceptional recruitment expertise.
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