Test Development Engineer - Galway

Ref: 176 Date Posted: Wednesday 10 May 2023

Based in Galway my client is currently looking for a number of Test Engineers for some new and existing projects that they have coming on board.


The successful candidates will be involved in the following:


  • Drive Test Engineering best practices including S/W & H/W standardisation from Prototyping through to Series Production.
  • Provide requirements to Design for Test, PFMEAs & Design Reviews
  • Support Test specification deliverable with R&D
  • Complete Coverage reports
  • Deliver Technical developments to support Test requirements.
  • Complete and Ensure acceptable Capabilities and GRRs on all measurable parameters identified in the Tester Specification
  • Support Creation of Gold Parts and deploy Good and Bad Parts
  • Maintain and drive improvements on all products in production that you own the Test Specification for.
  • Provide training to Technician/Engineering Group as part of Project handover to Production
  • Support Product Line Development and Open Issues
  • Support New Production Equipment Deliveries
  • Keep track of and submit annual budget requirements.
  • Support process Camera Assembly and Test Process owners on standard adherence and maintenance



  • Development/ Integration/ Testing of cutting-edge technologies and latest communication standards to the company Test Framework
  • Ensure all Software supplied by you, or 3rd part are sufficiently tested as per best practice before deploying to production systems.
  • Ensure all software is version controlled and has a traceable change history.
  • Drive Test Engineering best practices within the S/W, H/W & Mech Eng. Design Teams.
  • Develop Test Sequences on existing Bespoke Test sequencer and NI Test Platforms.
  • Integration of Test applications to Automated Production Processes
  • Liaise with 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, etc.
  • Support design and development of all fixturing required for your process.
  • Where relevant all equipment must be CE compliant



  • Generation of Qualification Plan and statistical data to validate product test strategy.
  • Ensure the 4M process is strictly adhered to and that where relevant changes are presented to the PCCB and/or Technical committees
  • Ensure the IQ, OQ and PQ process are strictly followed.
  • Ensure where relevant the deviation and ECR/ECO processes are strictly followed.
  • Timing Plans required for all projects.
  • Best Documentation practice to be followed at all times
  • Generation of Technical & Training documentation





  • Minimum 3 Years’ Experience within Electronics Manufacturing Environment (ideally Automotive Electronics)
  • NI LabView and TestStand Experience with Certification considered beneficial.
  • Software Programming Skills – C, C++, Batch programming or similar.
  • General Software Packages skills – Microsoft Office Suite, Minitab, etc.
  • Experience with Protocol standards GPIB, RS232, LIN, CAN, Ethernet & WiFi beneficial
  • Experience in Video Standards – LVDS, NTSC, Ethernet beneficial
  • Experience with Automation equipment (Sensors, I/O, PLC’s, Robotics)
  • Experience in document writing is required, i.e., procedures, specifications, reports, etc.
  • Experience with CAD packages, CadStar, SolidWorks, etc would be beneficial.
  • Must have excellent debug and problem-solving skills.