Overview of Role:
The role of the Electrical Test Engineer will report into the Manufacturing Engineer Manager. He/she will establish and execute on a production PCBA test strategy for multiple printed circuit assemblies for a higher reliability, autonomous ocean going robotic product. This role will also establish test strategies for higher level assemblies in a low to medium volume manufacturing environment.
Provide technical expertise to the Manufacturing and Contract Partners to ensure test readiness for new products (PCBA’s/Assemblies) and to resolve any test engineering-related issues through the life of the products.
Liaison with engineering team to ensure testable designs.
Define test requirements for PCBA’s and equipment to support production hardware test.
Design and develops production test fixtures for PCBA’s/electrical subassemblies/RF systems.
Perform test fixture bring up, characterization, validation (existing fixtures), debug, and deployment to Contract Manufacturers.
Perform failure analyses during manufacturing builds and participate in continuous improvements in product manufacturability and testability, contributing to the production of the highest quality products.
Possesses intimate knowledge of current production test methodologies for printed circuit board assemblies.
BS degree in Electrical Engineering or related field.
5-7 years of experience with productions hardware test, electronics/electrical systems (PCBAs and assemblies).
2-3 years hands on development of test fixture programming.
Proven experience leading a small team in the development and deployment of a test technology into a production environment.
Experience performing test data analysis in a production environment.
Working experience with lab equipment (spectrum/network analyzers, Oscilloscpe, etc.)
MS degree in Electrical, related discipline or equivalent experience.
Experience performing root cause analysis of printed circuit assembly failures.
Experience performing root cause analysis of electronic and electrical subassemblies.
Experience with test development software and Linux tools to explore test and performance issues, I/O issues.
Familiarity with PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) systems.
Proven project management experience.