Manufacturing Systems Engineer

Polytec Personnel Ltd
Saffron Walden
29 Sep 2016
28 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Our client based near Saffron Walden is looking for a Manufacturing Systems Engineer to be part of a team managing internal and external manufacturing operations. You will be a software or electronics graduate with at least two years' experience in a relevant role. You will be self-motivated and enthusiastically take on new responsibilities, executing them well. You will have excellent communication skills and be experienced in liaising with external organisations in diverse parts of the world, with the ability to work with minimal supervision. The purpose of the role is to develop and support the sophisticated automated test systems used in volume manufacturing operations to verify that products function correctly. You will be a software or systems engineer with a good understanding of electronics and radio systems. The role encompasses production process design, software design and development and manufacturing engineering. You will work as part of the manufacturing group and will report to the Engineering Director. You will design, develop and support new and existing automated test processes, systems and database applications which control the complete production and test process for the high volume manufacture of the product, to assure the quality of the product as it is shipped from the manufacturer while minimising the manufacturing cost. Tasks to be undertaken include: Design and development of new automated hardware and software manufacturing test systems. Support of these systems as they are rolled out into new manufacturing locations in Europe and further afield. System development to support the company's new product launches. Contribute to the design and implementation of our next generation production database systems. You will have experience with electronics and mechanical hardware and software design and excellent system engineering skills with a good working knowledge of at least three of the following: Visual Basic, C# and/or C++,, Ajax Digital electronics design Radio electronics design Microsoft® SQL, stored procedures and database administration National Instruments TestStand® This job was originally posted as