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General Electric Lead Test Solution Development Engineer in Stafford, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

To design, develop, coordinate manufacture, implement and support in Operation a range of final product functional test solutions. In addition this role will have the potential opportunity for future development into a Leadership Position.

Job Description

Lead Test Solutions Development Engineer

POSITION

Lead Test Solutions Development Engineer, GE Grid Solutions based in Stafford.

Job Summary.

Reporting to the Industrialization Manager, the ideal candidate will be part of the SMS Test Solutions Team and will have responsibility for the design, development, coordination of manufacture, implementation and subsequent support in Operations of final module or product functional test solutions.

A full range of test disciplines from PCB Test, Product Test Solution design and implementation, HV Test, Manufacture defect analysis to Module product test is covered by the team.

The successful candidate will be a team player, with a methodical and structured approach to work and excellent verbal and written communication skills. The candidate must also have the capability and desire for development into the role of Team Leader.

The role will be based in Stafford UK, but may involve some overseas travel.

Key Responsibilities.

  • Specify, design and implement robust, cost effective production test solutions. The Functional Test Solutions will encompass Module, Product and HV Test

  • The Test Solution Design will be both Hardware and Software.

  • Design for Test Evaluation and reporting.

  • Support to our outsourcing partners.

  • This will require working as an individual, as part of a team and, where required, in association with Test Solution Providers.

  • Use existing GE standard approved / industry standard technologies, tools and processes through carefully risk managed implementation plans.

  • Generation of Technical files.

  • Provide technical support to manufacturing including hands-on debug.

  • Technical management and, as required, support for local and outsourced projects which may include.

  • Create & Manage designs.

  • Progress management of solutions sought from Test Solution Providers.

  • Commissioning.

  • Risk Assessments

  • Spares Management.

  • Test Operator Training.

  • Support Documentation creation & control.

  • Generation of operating instructions.

  • Contribute to definition, development and continuous improvement of applicable processes, procedures and guidelines for the area of Test Engineering responsibility.

  • Ensure test solutions comply with relevant safety & environmental legislation including Puwer Risk Assessments

  • Provide expertise to ensure the timely resolution of Production related issues occurring on the existing product ranges.

  • Support internal audits and ensure adherence to documented policies and procedures.

POSITION INTERFACES WITH:

R&D, Industrialization, Sourcing, Quality, Outsourcing partners, Approval Laboratories and Prototype Cell.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

The candidate will have solid experience of the full Test Engineering development lifecycle. In addition, he/she will possess the following attributes, skills and experience: -

  • Knowledge and SW development skills in Labview software.

  • Good communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.

  • Embedded software code creation

  • Experience of developing module & Product test solutions with standard and bespoke hardware and software equipment.

  • Experience of test solutions for safety critical applications.

  • Good knowledge of Electronic Circuitry.

  • Have excellent attention to detail with a high standard of work.

  • Familiar with emerging design for manufacture and design for test philosophies.

  • Self-motivated and able to work autonomously.

  • Knowledge of VB, Python software, knowledge of WEEE , RoHS and Reach legislation.

  • Some experiences and knowledge of Team Leadership.

EXPERIENCE / KNOWLEDGE OF THE FOLLOWING WOULD ALSO BE AN ADVANTAGE

  • Failure Mode Effects and Analysis

  • CAD packages mechanical and mechanical drawing creation.

  • Knowledge of C,C++,C#,VB, Python software, knowledge of WEEE , RoHS and Reach legislation.

  • CAD packages electrical

PREFERRED ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS AND BACKGROUND

  • Degree qualification in Electronic Engineering or HNC/D with at least 3yrs proven experience from working in equivalent environment.

  • Knowledge of the electrical transmission & distribution industry would be advantageous.

  • Experience or Qualification in a Team Leadership role.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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