Test Engineer - Galway

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Ref: 69 Date Posted: Friday 17 Feb 2023

Design & Delivery of Series Production Test Systems for New Products by Research, Design & Development of Standardised Test Strategies to meet Project Milestones. Work as directed by Test lead and Test Engineering Manager to provide efficient & effective Test solutions.


  • Drive Test Engineering best practices including S/W & H/W standardisation from Prototyping through to Series Production.
  • Deliver all projects as per Industrial Test Engineering Guidelines (GSI-RD-H01-0000-540):
  • Provide requirements to DFT, DFMs, process failure mode effects analysis (PFMEAs) & Design Reviews
  • Support STI spec deliverable with R&D project team member (PTM)
  • Complete Coverage reports
  • Develop Test Engineering Specifications
  • Deliver Technical developments to support Test requirements
  • Complete and Ensure acceptable Capabilities and GRRs on all measurable parameters identified in the STI and resultant Tester Specification
  • Create Gold Parts and deploy Good and Bad Parts
  • Maintain and drive improvements on all products in production that you own the Test Specification for.
  • Work closely with Test Engineering & Project Teams in delivering new projects to Production with clear focus on Cycle Times Targets, First Time Yield, Direct Labour and Test System Efficiency/Utilisation.
  • 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

Software Development

  • Development/ Integration/ Testing of cutting edge technologies and latest communication standards to the clients Test Framework
  • Ensure all Software supplied by you or 3rd party 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 & Mechanical Engineering Design Teams.
  • Develop Test Sequences on existing Bespoke Test sequencer and NI Test Platforms.

 Hardware Development

  • Integration of Test applications to Automated Production Processes
  • Liaise with 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



  • Degree/Diploma in Electronics Engineering/Mechatronics or Equivalent
  • Minimum 4 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.
  • Experience in Video Standards – LVDS, NTSC, Ethernet.
  • 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.
  • Experience with In Circuit Test and Principals would be Beneficial.
  • Must have excellent debug and problem solving skills.
  • Must be capable of generating and understanding Capability and R&R reports.
  • Project management skills would be Beneficial.
  • Knowledge of DFT/DFM requirements for PCB and Final Assembly Required.
  • Mechanical Engineering principles Experience would be Beneficial.

For more information please call me on 087 9728431 or annemarie@amfconsulting.ie