Electronics Test Engineer
Who we are.? Serving the fast-moving entertainment industry, we design, manufacture, and sell premium products that allow artists to express their creativity and push boundaries using eye-catching scenic motion. Kinesys products have been used by some of the world’s most successful artists including Ed Sheeran, The 1975, U2, Take That, One Direction, Mariah Carey… the list goes on. It’s also used in TV shows, films, venues and at corporate events across six continents. We have a reputation for quality, design and service that is second to none.
We’re part of the TAIT group, market leaders in designing, constructing and delivering world-class solutions for live events. We’ve got an ambitious and exciting business plan and the investment to make it happen.
What you’ll be doing
Our customers come to us because we have a reputation for continuously challenging the industry to do things better, with innovation and excellence at our core. You’ll be a key part of the team that makes this happen and helps us to keep pushing the boundaries.
You’ll be responsible for verification testing of electronic designs, preparing test equipment, and helping to document the testing process and results.
How you’ll do it
You’ll be responsible for small series production testing of PCB’s, to manual testing of prototypes and everything in-between.
You’ll assemble PCBs for prototyping purposes.
You’ll work closely with design engineers to test, and fault find prototypes and products.
You’ll use our in-house test equipment, and work with external laboratories and engineers to ensure relevant approval.
You’ll work with different engineering disciplines to assist in new product design and development, drawing on your experience and learning from others.
You’ll take the lead with PCB modification and testing.
You’ll be ‘hands-on’ with prototype assembly (SMT & conventional PCBs), wiring and testing.
You’ll fault find or rework PCB assemblies to support production as needed.
Who you are
You’ve got an excellence mindset and make sure it’s right first time.
You’re a fast learner and ask the right questions to extract the information you need.
You like structure and process and are a natural born problem-solver.
You thrive on innovating, improving and asking ‘what if…’
You take part and join in. You understand that you have a voice and enjoy collaborating with others to make things happen.
You’re self-motivated and get a buzz from taking ownership and delivering what’s needed, on-time.
You like to challenge yourself, honing your craft every day.
Your experience and knowledge
You have at least 3 years’ experience of production and prototype testing and fault finding.
You’re experienced in digital circuit testing and fault finding (Microprocessors, serial busses, firmware programming etc)
Some practical electrical design experience involving 3-phase power, induction and servo motors, variable speed drives, PLCs and associated switchgear would be beneficial but by no means essential.
You’re comfortable reviewing designs in Altium.
You might have a degree in Electronics, or you may have gained a wealth of practical experience and learning from your mistakes.
If you’re familiar with any of the following then the stars have aligned, but we’d still love to hear from you if you haven’t.
Experience with automation and/or motion control projects is advantageous.
Experience in automated tests
Knowledge of IPC standards for manufacture of electrical/electronic products (PCB assembly, soldering, crimping, assembly workmanship etc.)
What you’ll get here
It’s official! We’re a Great Place to Work 2022
Competitive Salary and Pension Contribution
You’ll get to be part of a company with technology at its core, working with brilliant people. You’ll be inspired by them, and you’ll learn fast.
You’ll work on interesting projects and see your work in action everywhere from the gigs you go to, to the TV you watch.
We’ll invest in you. Want to learn a new skill? If it’ll benefit the business and we can’t find someone in the team to teach you, we’ll send you to an expert.
You’ll get opportunities. If you’ve proved your metal and want to get involved in new things, we’ll give you opportunities to do that.
You’ll get 23 days holiday, increasing by one day per year of service to 25days (+ Bank Holidays).
In addition to your holiday allowance, you’ll also get Christmas Eve and New Year’s off every year, without fail.
You’ll get flexibility. Everyone has their own commitments and demands on their time outside work. Tell us when you want to work your 40 hours and we’ll do our best to accommodate it.
You’ll get an annual £200 Entertainment Fund to spend on concerts, theatre, or cinema, as well as the usual Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work scheme and contributory pension.
You’ll get access to our onsite gym and free parking.