Automation Test Engineer

Location: 
Manchester

Brand:   Brooks Automation

REQ ID:   R6690

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Overview

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

Required Skills

  • 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.
  • Excellent attention to detail and an eye for spotting anomalies.
  • Proficient with tools, systems, and procedures required by the work. 
  • Preferably some Motion Control Experience but not compulsory as training will be provided.

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