RF Project Engineer

ATA Recruitment Ltd
£40 per hour
27 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
RF Project Engineer 12 Month minimum contract Northamptonshire £40 p/h Ltd. £DOE This company are a well-established business who specialise in the design and manufacture of test equipment used in a variety of industries including power generation, aerospace and defence. Due to winning a large contract for an existing and well established blue chip customer we are recruiting for the following role. What the role will involve: This is a both a hands on and project role, and will require you to manage the rebuild of this equipment from cradle to grave. This will involve: Looking at what equipment will be required to re-build the equipment and produce a BOM Research what tech is still available to buy new, what they can get second hand, and what they will need to replace with new software – They want as much like for like as possible Source the equipment which they can still get new or 2nd hand Look into the closest matches for the tech they need to replace, look at interface issues, and work out what they need to do Reduce the overall size of the test system (currently 4x 19” racks and 2 metres tall) Make the system modular What the company are looking for in the contractor: 10 Yrs. experience of - Teststand and LabVIEW experience, test and development experience Experience of functional testing of PCB’s, test development, hardware exposure, understand interface issues, PCB design, used to working on a range of projects at the same time, experience of Mechanics, Hardware & Software, has worked on military, aerospace & communication technology. Knowledge of old LabVIEW & Teststand software (up to 20yrs old) In depth RF knowledge Excellent PM skills Experience of procurement and dealing with suppliers Experience of manufacture and build What the company can offer the contractor: Opportunity for contract extensions Competitive hourly rates. Challenging role. Ability to do overtime What the company do: Design and manufacture of test equipment. Work in a variety of industries including aerospace and defence. Well established company. To apply to this vacancy or to enquire about any other of the opportunities ATA has to offer please call and ask for Robert Weatherhead. Alternatively, please send your CV to or visit to see all of our current vacancies. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66713545