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Engineering & Technical

Test Development Engineer (Mech/Elec) - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 13/08/2018
Job Reference: 96265

Job Description

Contact: Anne Marie Fox
Telephone: 087 2197421

Test Development Engineer (Mech/Elec)

Our client, an automotive company in Galway is currently looking to recruit a Test Development Engineer (Mech/Elec) for their site.

  • 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 develop of test strategy timing plans and deliverables.
  • Project manage internal/external development of P2 test systems
  • Provide Test System development cost estimate to support customer RFQs
  • 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 P2/P1 Design Engineers (Hardware/Software & Mechanical), Process Engineering in the Design, Development and Delivery of Test System Solutions and provide input/updates to DFT, DFMs,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 Eng 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 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.
  • Degree/Diploma Mechatronics/Mechanical Engineering or Equivalent relevant practical Experience

  • Minimum 2 Years Experience within Electronics Manufacturing Environment (ideally Automotive Electronics)
  • 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 Package’s skills – Microsoft Office Suite, Minitab, Google Drive, etc.
  • Knowledge of Mechanical Engineering principles (ie strengths, torques, forces)
  • Capable of generating and understanding Capability and R&R reports.

  • 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).

For further information on this Test Development Engineer (Mech/Elec) role in Galway please contact please contact Anne Marie Fox on 087 2197421 /

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