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Production Test Engineer

Bolton, Lancashire
£33.00 to £34.00 Per Hour
Job Type
9 Sep 2022

Production Test Engineer - £33 per hour inside IR35 - 12 months (extension likely) - Bolton - one stage virtual interview - immediate interview and start date available - Sector: Aerospace and Defence - SC Security Clearance required

Yolk recruitment are recruiting for a production test engineer to work with one of the largest aerospace and defence companies in the world. You will have the exciting opportunity to work with cutting edge technology seen now-where else in the world. You will be a valued member of the manufacturing tea, and you will be tasked to carry out production test and diagnostics of complex aerospace systems and sub-systems.


  • 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 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.

Core Skills:

  • Substantial test engineering experience
  • Diagnosis of test failure experience
  • Testing experience down not component level
  • HNC/HND (Electronics) level of qualification or equivalent.
  • A good understanding of digital and analogue electronic measurement and test principles, as well as fault diagnosis techniques.
  • Experience of using both manual and automated test equipment in an electronics manufacturing environment.

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience within the aerospace or defence sector
  • An understanding of RF and Microwave technology at subsystem level would be an advantage.
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  • Job Reference: 707778249-2
  • Date Posted: 9 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Yolk Recruitment Ltd
    Yolk Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Salary: £33.00 to £34.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent