Test Engineer

Employing over 1200 people worldwide, Ei Electronics is headquartered in Shannon, Ireland, occupying a 33,000 m” campus where all key manufacturing, R&D and commercial functions are located. Overseas sales and marketing subsidiaries are located in the UK, Germany, France and the USA.

The Company’s success is based on a culture of Quality, Service and Product Innovation over 30 years. R&D is the lifeblood of Ei Electronics, with sensor technologies at the core of our product advancement. As a global leader in the industry, Ei Electronics is now at the forefront of emerging Cloud-based “Connected Home” and IOT developments.

Working with one of Irelands leading indigenous electronics companies, provides a wide array of opportunities and possibilities to grow.

Building on our success as a traditional Products company, Ei Electronics are now on journey into the Digital/Online world. Today our IoT ecosystem comprises 20k gateways and 120k connected alarms and sensors. And this is just the beginning. We continue to deliver even more value to landlords and residents through leveraging the data collected from these alarms and sensors.

As a result of this evolution Ei now has an exciting opportunity for a Test Engineer.

Working as part of the Test Engineering team the Test Engineer will be responsible for the design, assembly, and support of Test Equipment for use in new and existing production lines. They will leverage their electronics and NI LabVIEW knowledge and expertise to deliver Test equipment that will ensure EI products perform as required in the field.

The Job

Key responsibilities include:

  • Contribute to the Design, Development & Assembly of Test Equipment for use with new and existing Fire and Gas detection products.
  • Test software development.
  • Project Management
  • Interdepartmental collaboration on product design and test requirements
  • Support escalated hardware and software fault finding / trouble shooting of existing automated high-volume manufacturing test equipment.
  • Documentation of designed Circuits and Procedures.

The Person

We are looking for:

  • Third Level Qualification in Electronic Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years relevant experience in high volume manufacturing environment.
  • Digital and analogue electronics knowledge and experience.
  • Familiarity with In-Circuit Test Equipment (desirable but not essential)
  • Test software development experience. Labview experience is desirable, or willingness to undertake
  • LabView training.
  • RF knowledge and experience (desirable but not essential)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft office programs such as Outlook, Word & Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A high level of energy and enthusiasm with a strong work ethic.
  • Flexible, adaptable with a positive attitude
  • Ability to work autonomously or as part of a Team.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet agreed delivery schedules.