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Diagnostic Technician

Job Description

Location: Sedgefield, UK

A vacancy currently exists for a Diagnostic Technician. The purpose of this role is to diagnose failure modes, identifying and communicating rework action, and to identify corrective actions to improve the product yield.

Summary of Responsibilities

  • Identifying faults in individual units.
  • Identifying and communicating the rework action required to fix the individual units.
  • Making recommendations to improve the yield for transceivers.
  • Prioritising work load in accordance with output targets.
  • Reviewing and analysing the yield data to determine trends and instigate corrective/preventative actions.
  • Co-ordinating trials, yield data reviews and meetings.
  • To work closely with and support the production and manufacturing engineering departments on current production and new product introduction.
  • To be involved with data gathering and reporting as well as making recommendations in connection with process improvements and cost reductions.
  • To review and update production documentation.
  • To assist production in product testing, to meet daily targets.
  • To liaise with the manufacturing engineering team to carry out failure mode and effects analysis.
  • To ensure that the product meets the required build standard and to initiate improvements to the build process to achieve better yields.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in RF/Microwave Test in a production or development environment and will also be able to satisfy the following requirements

  • Knowledge and practical experience in the use, setup and calibration of the following equipment; VNA, RF Synthesiser, Power Meter, Spectrum Analyser, DC Power Supplies.
  • Good manual dexterity and hand to eye co-ordination.
  • Experience in the use of the following software packages; Word, Excel.
  • Experience in using computers for automated test.
  • Good communication skills, as interfacing with many different work groups is essential.
  • Disciplined approach to tasks set.
  • Self-motivated to carry out defined tasks with a reasonable amount of independence.
  • Eagerness to develop in technical knowledge.

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