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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £25 - £30 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jake Appleton

  • Email:

  • Contact phone:

    02921 67 37 46

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  • Published:

    6 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    12 June 2022

  • Start date:


Production Test Engineer - Inside IR35 - Up to £30 per hour - SC Cleared - Bolton - 6 Months - Single Stage Process

Yolk Recruitment are recruiting for a Production Test Engineer to join our client's team on a 6 month initial deal in Bolton.


You will be a valued member of the Manufacturing function and you will be tasked to carry out production test and diagnostics of complex weapons at system and sub-system level. Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
  • Testing of complex electronic sub-assemblies and circuit cards, and diagnosis of production test failures down to component level.
  • Generation of test specifications, operator instructions and technical reports based on higher-level requirements.
  • Providing technical support to test operators to facilitate the efficient throughput of prime equipment hardware during production.
  • Identification of remedial and corrective actions following test failures, in a timely manner, to allow Manufacturing to continue production in line with the programme.
  • Assessment of related test equipment issues, advising maintenance and support services to resolve equipment failures.
  • Evaluation of technical problems in order to develop proposals for investigations and subsequent corrective actions, including process improvements for manufacturing test.
  • Test Engineering representative at Defect Review Board meetings to ensure efficient progress of equipment and associated quality notifications towards corrective action. The successful Production Test Engineer - Electronics will have the following skills and experience to carry out the duties assigned to the role:
  • A good understanding of digital and analogue electronic measurement and test principles, as well as fault diagnosis techniques.
  • Awareness of electrical/electronic system and sub-system integration and test philosophies.
  • An understanding of RF and Microwave technology at subsystem level would be an advantage.
  • Ability to plan and organise own work in line with given priorities.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, including generation of test specifications and reports.
  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills, with strong attention to detail.
  • Experience of using both manual and automated test equipment in an electronics manufacturing environment.