Manufacturing Test Engineer

Join a dynamic team as a Manufacturing Test Engineer in Stafford. Support HVDC product testing, drive innovation, and ensure high-quality standards.

GE Grid Solutions
GE Grid Solutions
Stafford, United Kingdom  UTC+00:00   On-site   Full Time   10000+   19 days ago

An exciting opportunity awaits you as a Manufacturing Test Engineer, where you will play a crucial role in supporting current and future equipment introductions for testing HVDC Products. Your responsibilities will involve ensuring the efficient execution of complex electronic assembly testing, diagnostics, and maintenance activities for test equipment. This position demands technical proficiency, problem-solving skills, and excellent communication to maintain high-quality standards and contribute to the company's long-term success.

Key Responsibilities

  • Change Implementation: Implement changes for test equipment to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Test Process Maintenance: Maintain and upgrade test processes and equipment, including calibration and variant changes.
  • Timely Implementation: Implement test equipment promptly to support manufacturing operations.
  • Collaborative Problem-Solving: Work within a team environment to resolve issues and meet manufacturing goals and milestones.
  • Equipment Maintenance: Ensure the calibration and maintenance of test equipment, acting as the first responder for breakdowns.
  • Operator Training: Provide training and support to production operators for effective equipment usage.
  • Supplier Collaboration: Engage with test equipment suppliers directly to address issues and implement improvements.
  • IT Systems Maintenance: Maintain and support test and business IT systems.
  • Documentation Management: Update and create work instructions, risk assessments, and operator training documents.
  • Continuous Improvement: Implement continuous improvement initiatives for test processes to enhance efficiency and quality.
  • Technical Authority Person (TAP): Serve as the competent person for production, ensuring compliance and safe working practices.

Skills and Experience

  • Experience: Significant experience in a manufacturing test environment with knowledge of automated test equipment.
  • Education: HNC/HND or Engineering Degree in an electrical/electronic-related discipline.
  • Technical Proficiency: Understanding of test equipment and ability to address technical issues effectively.
  • EHS Compliance: Knowledge of environmental, health, and safety compliance standards.
  • HVDC Product Testing: Familiarity with HVDC product testing processes is advantageous.
  • Collaborative Skills: Ability to interact with others, share knowledge, and work effectively within a team.
  • Additional Skills: Understanding of IT requirements for test system integration, experience with Ni TestStand/LabVIEW, knowledge of advanced manufacturing methods, and familiarity with ISO standards are beneficial.

Desired Characteristics

  • Interpersonal Skills: Strong interpersonal and communication skills to collaborate effectively with stakeholders.
  • Proactive Approach: Self-motivated, proactive, and results-driven with a focus on problem-solving and root cause identification.
  • Deadline-Oriented: Ability to work to deadlines without compromising quality.
  • Language Proficiency: Proficient in English, written and verbal; knowledge of other languages is advantageous.
  • ISO Compliance: Fully conversant with ISO 9001:2000, ISO 14001, and preferably ISO 18001 standards.
  • Previous Experience: Prior experience in a manufacturing test environment supporting and maintaining production test equipment is preferred.

Join us in driving innovation and excellence in HVDC product testing. Apply now and become a valuable member of our dynamic team!

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About the role

May 25, 2024

Full Time


Nov 17, 2024


Stafford, United Kingdom

Mid-Senior level


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