Senior Manufacturing Test Engineer

Job Description

Make your mark in our exciting world at Siemens.

We are a collection of over 372,000 minds building the future, one day at a time. Together, we create technologies that take society further.

We’re looking for people with the skills and vision to build a better tomorrow. Join our Digital Industries Division as a Senior Manufacturing Test Engineer and help us re-imagine the world by finding solutions and making the world a smarter place for tomorrow.

The position takes advantage of our “new ways of working” allowing for a combination of office and home working, providing personal flexibility whilst ensuring we achieve world-class business performance and productivity.

It’s incredibly important that our people enjoy working here and therefore we take great pride in having a friendly, helpful, and engaging culture. We also appreciate that development and training is important to many and that’s why we have a supportive environment which invests in our employee’s development, whether that’s Chartership, training or mentoring.

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The Senior Manufacturing Test Engineer is responsible for the design, planning, implementation, and support of manufacturing-based testing technologies, in-particular, Variable Speed Drive industrial product testing processes, within our electronics manufacturing facility; producing over 600,000 industrial power/control based products per year.

A fast-paced, dynamic, and technology driven environment, where you must balance business performance management and improvement, with cutting edge digitisation and automation innovation planning and adoption.

The key element of this role is to deliver World Class test solutions for new and existing drives and options products underpinning our Zero-Defect quality culture.

This is a role well-suited to an ambitious professional looking for a broader project management experience within diverse teams and enhanced product families as the next step in their career.

This is your role. What part will you play? Change the future with us.

  • Working both independently, and as part of highly collaborative teams, deliver innovative manufacturing test process technologies through the design, deployment, and support of power and control-based product test systems.
  • Ensuring world class process performance through the proactive management of reliable, repeatable, and efficient production testing processes/equipment. This must include considerations such as proficient problem-solving techniques, machine data analysis and visualisation, and robust maintenance procedures.
  • Maximising business performance, through the ownership of core manufacturing product testing processes with the emphasis on Process Capability, Quality, Efficiency, and Safety.
  • Challenging the status quo regarding manufacturing methodologies and technologies especially regarding scouting, planning, and sustainable deployment of disruptive digitalisation and automation technologies.
  • Working within the Manufacturing Engineering department, as a member of the Test Engineering team, you will develop and support automated test solutions for our range of products and associated control and options modules.
  • Work to challenging deadlines during the support of the introduction of new product portfolios and drive for continuous improvement of existing test solutions.
  • Act a technical leader and mentor to other team members, peer engineering teams, 1st line support maintenance/technician teams, and other manufacturing personnel.
  • Be part of a highly collaborative global factory networking group, ensuring that best practise sharing, standardisation and solution scale-up are maximised. 

Use your skills to move the world forward.

  • Hold a degree, or equivalent, in an engineering discipline, preferably electrical/electronic engineering. A BTEC HNC, HND, or substantial experience may also be considered.
  • Demonstrated experience in design of industrial/instrumentation electrical hardware within a technology driven manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to interpret and write quality software, ideally with exposure to C or C++. But other modern languages including low-code and graphical programming environments will also be considered. 
  • Self-motivated application of problem solving and critical thinking techniques to ensure that production test processes are continually operating at world class levels of efficiency and utilisation. 
  • A natural flair for innovation entrepreneurship with an appetite for emerging technologies and digitalisation.
  • An appreciation of machine safety requirements and risk assessment processes.
  • Good communicator who can converse at a technical level and articulate engineering topics in non-specialist or management forums.
  • Manage your time effectively with the ability to multi-task across projects to achieve the key requirements of the business.
  • The ability to develop as a core technology expert within the role, with the expectation to develop close networks within our global factory network communities
  • Exposure to Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) and industrial control system-based programming solutions (Siemens TIA environment etc.) would be advantageous. 

We’ve got quite a lot to offer. How about you?

Our compensation package includes a competitive salary, holiday allowance, pension and other additional benefits. We celebrate the fact that our employees are individuals and have different wants and needs. With this in mind, we have a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you.

Siemens recognise that building a diverse workforce is critical to the success of our business. We strongly encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements and workplace adjustments with all our applicants. See our flexibility culture  

We have partnered with VERCIDA, the UK's largest diversity and inclusion focused careers site where all our vacancies are in an accessible format. If you require any reasonable adjustments to be made to enable you to participate in the recruitment process, please let us know via our FAQ section


Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens plc

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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