Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Test Engineer

St Neots (Cambridgeshire)

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About the role

To carry out all test activities in support of new and existing projects as designated by the Test Supervisor in line with customer and company expectations.

Role specifications

  • To efficiently and effectively perform the following primary activities in relation to the role of Electronics Test Engineer including:
    • Product Acceptance Testing
    • Fault finding to component level
    • Root Cause Analysis of faults and identification of pattern trends
    • Resolution of Faults
    • Technical Report and Test Documentation generation
    • Test Set design and commissioning
    • Support all test related activities ensuring an efficient and smooth transition of engineering - Prototype to Production
    • Verification testing of products due to changes eg. obsolescence.
  • To support the Test Supervisor and ensure all assigned tasks are completed to agreed timelines,
  • To promote good engineering practices and ensure those practices are always carried out to the highest
    standards,
  • To provide a high level of customer service and where appropriate to act as a customer liaison to other members of the team and other departments,
  • To promote and develop good working relationships within the Technical Department and all internal and external customers,
  • To support other departments with tasks as and when necessary,

Qualifications

Essential

  • Bachelors/Masters in Electronics/Electrical.

Desirable 

  • Bachelors/Masters in Electronics/Electrical – Power Electronics.

Experience

Essential 

  • A solid foundation in analogue principals and analogue design.
  • An appreciation of EMC/EMI, how it is generated and how it is controlled.
  • Some experience with schematic capture and PCB layout using CAD.
  • Ability to simulate electronics circuits using a computer simulation tool.
  • Ability to prioritise and determine your own workload based on high level objectives.
  • Ability to work independently while collaborating in a team environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.

Desirable 

  • A minimum of 1 year of work experience, working with power electronics and/or analogue electronics – including placement experience.
  • A good understanding of different switch mode topologies, how they work and the different benefits and limitations of each topology.
  • An ability to programme and code Microcontrollers in C.
  • An understanding of configuration control in designs.
  • An ability to carry out Root Cause Analysis down to component level.

Benefits

The company offers a friendly working atmosphere, competitive salaries with benefits including:

  • Health Care Cash Plan (available after 1 year of service)
  • Contributory Pension Scheme for eligible employees
  • Employee Assistance Programme (available after 1 year of service)
  • 24 days holiday (in addition to UK bank and public holidays)
  • Life Assurance
  • Free car parking
  • Early finish on Fridays (1.00pm)

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How to Apply

Please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@ipeco.com.

Please note that candidates who wish to apply must have fully graduated in order to be considered for this role.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • up to £25,000 dependant on skills & experience + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • St Neots (Cambridgeshire)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Electrical
  • Electronic

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