November 11, 2022

Test Technician

JOB TYPE: Full-Time

LOCATION: South Africa, Somerset West

REPORT TO: Test Lead

KEY PURPOSE OF JOB
Our team in Somerset West has a permanent position for a Test Technician to take responsibility for the testing of electronic and mechanical products used in a satellite-based system

KEY TASKS

• Responsible for electronic testing of boards, sub-assemblies, and completed units according to current documentation.
• Ensuring that all relevant test data is logged appropriately and correctly.
• Responsible for assembling test equipment used for manufacturing, qualification, and acceptance testing.
• Execute environmental tests in-house and at remote test facilities.
• Responsible for fault finding and isolating the cause of failure on defective units.
• Performing testing and gathering data for investigations.
• Programming test scripts.

• Other ad-hoc duties as required by the company.

PREREQUISITES

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
Qualifications:
• NDIP/B-TECH in Electronic Engineering from a recognised institution
• 1-3 years of experience in testing high-reliability electronic products

Experience (ideally within the aerospace or defence industry):
• Design and implementation of test equipment
• Ability to interpret mechanical and electronic drawings
• Ability to effectively use off-the-shelf test equipment
• Appreciation and experience of ISO9001 requirements

Additional knowledge areas that would strengthen the application:
• Testing of Optical/Optomechanical systems
• Testing of radio frequency products, and knowledge of test equipment
• Cleanroom, ESD and optical assembly environment
• Own car and valid driver’s license preferable


COMPETENCIES & SKILLS
• Be self-motivated and have the willingness to learn
• Good attention to detail
• Good communication skills
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Flexible and able to multi-task, can work within an ambiguous, fast-moving environment
• Resourcefulness in setting priorities

LANGUAGE
• English

APPLICATION

If you meet the requirements of this vacancy, please send your cv to:
Lm@newspacesystems.com OR contact us on +27 (0) 21 300 0160

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