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Engineering Development Technician

bw_wordkay_placeGateshead - United Kingdom

bw_wordkay_timeJun 12, 2019

bw_wordkay_optionFull time

bw_wordkay_idR2019-1612


BorgWarner is currently looking for an Engineering Development Technician based at our PowerDriveSystem (PDS) offices in Gateshead. The successful applicant will be required to work as part of a team of technicians, working on the development and testing of new products throughout the development process.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Product (software, hardware and mechanics) assembly, troubleshooting and testing.
  • Test planning, execution and report writing.
  • Design, construction, maintenance and calibration of test equipment.
  • Keeping working environment clean, tidy and safe.
  • Assisting with continuous improvement of working practices, processes, equipment and working environment.
  • Supervision and guidance of junior technicians and apprentices
  • Work to company quality and national / international standards
  • Ensuring that all work is carried out safely

Must have design experience and skills in ALL of these areas below:

  • Knowledge of electronic circuits, including experience designing simple circuits.
  • Assembly, troubleshooting and testing of electronic products
  • Electronic test equipment (including DVMs, Oscilloscopes, Data Loggers)
  • Soldering / de-soldering techniques
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Excel and Word)

Desirable experience and skills:

  • Experience with high voltage (> 60V) and/or high current (> 100A) products.
  • EMC testing, including exposure to standards such as REG10, ISO16750, CISPR 25.
  • Thermal and environmental testing
  • Automotive product development and testing
  • Mechanical skills, assembly and creation of one off parts, use of machine shop tools
  • Experience with high volume products.
  • Experience with CAD tools (Mentor Graphics (DX Designer, Expedition), SPICE, etc), including an ability to layout prototype PCBs.
  • Experience in HALT / HAAS testing

Personal attributes:

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Must able to work alone with minimum guidance, but also be able to operate effectively as part of a team.

  • Structured individual with good problem solving skills

  • Enthusiastic, flexible and keen approach to learning,

  • Flexibility to travel in UK and overseas

  • Enthusiastic, flexible, honest, and keen approach to learning, etc.

  • Structured individual with good problem solving skills

  • Excellent communication skills and able to deal with all levels of the organisation

  • Flexibility to travel in UK and overseas

  • Must able to work alone with minimum guidance, but also be able to operate effectively as part of a team of like-minded engineers.

  • Demonstrate resilience under pressure

Qualifications required:

  • HND / HNC in Electrical and Electronic Engineering or equivalent.
  • Relevant technical experience

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