Automation Test Engineer
Working on New Product Development, R&D
Responsible for the testing of all Brooks life Science products available for reliability testing at their Manchester site.
Working on Automation and Robotics equipment.
Setting up and carrying out hardware tests on system modules (e.g. selectors) as well as complete systems (e.g. stores)
Carrying out various tests from component level to full system life cycle tests, to help assess their reliability.
Serves as the primary technical interface with both design (Mechanical, Electrical and Software departments) and manufacture teams to prepare, perform and report on test activities required.
Monitoring of hardware for faults.
Working on own initiative, on various test projects.
Identifying any problems/errors during the test, reporting them to the Engineering teams, applying analytical methods to find the failure cause, writing detailed test reports.
Maintaining documentation of test results to assist in debugging and modification of software.
Consults with SW development engineers in resolution of problems, whilst suggesting possible improvements that can be made.
Defining processes and test procedures,
Creating and updating related documentation
2 year’s experience working within an automation industry or similar role
Motion Control Experience and knowledge of servo motor tuning and technique’s
Logical thinking, and methodical approach to problem solving
Willingness to learn and tackle new technologies
Hands on test, repair or maintenance background within a hardware or electromechanical product environment.
Excellent PC skills and report writing skills. Predominately Excel and Word.
Excellent attention to detail and communication skills.
An ability to record actions step by step in order to retrace steps when an issue is found.