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Job Post Date:

Apr 4, 2018


Carlsbad, CA


Test Engineering & Product Development

Job Description:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

• Monitor creation and maintain quality control of test documentation, test reports and documentation organization
• Maintain test equipment related expenditure monitoring to maintain budgetary cost control.
• Interact with the Responsible Engineer (RE), Test Technicians, and the necessary Operation’s personnel to resolve production and test related issues within the program team or engineering type tasks.
• Provide interpretation of customer specifications for generation of and/or correction of testing procedures, and review test data for trends and inaccuracies.
• Provide the design of new test setups, especially special test equipment (STE) and harness design, development, documentation and integration.
• Perform test procedure automation using Labview software and data reporting algorithms (XML, SQL) to ensure testing is capable of being monitored for yield and supports data mining and trend analysis.
• Provide documentation in the form of Design Verification Test (DVT) procedures, Qualification Test Procedures (QTP), Acceptance Test Procedures (ATP) and Test Data Record’s (TDR’s).
• Ensure that relevant Test Data Sheets/Engineering notes are correct, accurate and are provided on a timely basis for review and discussion.
• Ensure personnel safety procedures are followed at all times and/or highlight/raise concern to the appropriate personnel if safety hazards are found. Assist in the correction action of any such hazards found.
• Coordinate test activities within an assigned program team and where there isn’t a defined program team the tasks assigned.
• Ensure all equipment used in the performance of daily test tasks are in acceptable working condition and calibrated as required in accordance with program documentation. Any equipment not meeting the requirements is logged and the appropriate personnel notified (Equipment Manager, Supervisor & applicable program team members).
• Ensure all program paperwork is completed correctly, signed and dated in accordance with the applicable program documentation.
• Assist in maintaining the test lab/labs, associated areas and equipment in a proper and safe working environment.
• Provide guidance & training to other test personnel on an “as required basis” and will assist in ensuring the workflow is being met by all test personnel.
• Attend production meetings (as necessary) and report any necessary information with respect to Test Engineering, and Environmental Test.
• Maintain close security of the company’s test assets, including test equipment, chambers, tooling, STEs, and reference units (Golden Units).
• Ensure that any relevant reports are correct and provided on a timely basis.
• Provide oversight and guidance for all direct reports to support test readiness for all new and sustained development programs entering production and DVT test.
• Oversee test support and coordination of standard and specialized testing methods, equipment, waveforms, automated test software programs and STE’s.
• The ability to travel and provide test support for occasional offsite testing.
• Participate in FRACAS program to monitor failure trends and implement improvements and eliminate leakage in the required test events.
• Ensure that the Quality Control functions are performed properly within the department and are in-line with AS9100 compliance objectives.

• A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Test Automation and 5 years’ plus experience in RF Test Environment.
• A Bachelors’ or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or physics required.
• Working knowledge of Labview, Test Equipment driver creation and XML data output (SQL capabilities preferred). In-depth working knowledge of Radio Frequency (RF) electronics, Test Equipment and measurement requirements associated with high power RF technologies from HF to Microwave.
• Ability to work under demanding delivery schedules to meet company and customer commitments.
• Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
• Excellent project management skills.
• Must be able to effectively communicate effectively with internal and external customers and vendors.
• Knowledge of EPICOR MRP system a PLUS.

Must be a US Person and be able to obtain a US Security Clearance.

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