Manufacturing Test Engineer

Ref No. BHN512029
Location Glenrothes, Scotland
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6 months)
Job Status Open


Matchtech are now recruiting for a Manufacturing Engineer on a contract basis for our defence client in Scotland.


manufacturing engineer, diagnostic engineer, electronic assembly, defence

The Job

Manufacturing Test Engineer - Contract - 6 months - please call to discuss the rate


Summary of Role:

To support production a functional test cell in the efficient execution of complex electronic assembly diagnostics and test equipment maintenance activities

The test engineering role will also enhance technical customer stewardship and continually strive for improved quality and maximum efficiency.

The role will be product focused with a strong involvement in a Functional Test environment.

Main Duties:

Diagnostics of high complexity electronic assemblies

Support test equipment to ensure minimum downtime

Improve existing test solutions through yield analysis, test time reduction, faster diagnostic process etc.

Drive through corrective actions to improve efficiencies & product quality

Technical advancement / mentorship of diagnostic technicians & junior engineers.

Enhance customer stewardship, by providing effective solutions to problems and future demands

Active team member

Candidate Requirements:


HND/Degree in electronics related subject, preferably in Electronic Engineering

Experience in a functional test engineering role either within a military or high reliability manufacturing facility

Strong knowledge of electronics over a wide range of technologies

High level diagnostic experience over a wide range of technologies

Analytical engineer who can process data efficiently to provide solutions to problems and communicate the outcomes at all levels

Team player willing to take ownership of problems and participate fully in team activities.

Can demonstrate contribution to specific improvements in test efficiencies

Confident, self-starter willing to encourage improvement & challenge the status quo

Proven technical presentation skills


Ability to communicate at all levels across a range of disciplines

Experience of various test platforms / operating systems

Has an understanding of ESS

Understands the principles of 6 Sigma and Lean Manufacturing

Knowledge and experience of SAP and Shopfloor data collection systems


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