Job Description

Responsible for the support and sustaining of electronic test processes in a high variety, high complexity, and challenging precision electro-mechanical assembly environment. The test processes support products currently in production.


  • Technical front-line support of test processes within the manufacturing cells

  • Investigate product failures and/or process problems in support of root-cause analysis as well as implement recommended robust corrective action(s) within

  • challenging deadlines

  • Perform analysis of process performance data to justify improvement actions

  • Perform regular maintenance of test fixtures

  • Perform test process updates driven by product design changes – this will include both software and hardware modification

  • Support continuous improvement activities within the supported cells(s) – the elimination of waste, reduction of product cost, and the enhancement of process controls

  • Provide the justification, technical specification and implementation plan for new process equipment

  • Have regular interaction with both product design divisions and support services within the manufacturing services division

Key requirements

  • The minimum of a HNC / Level 4 qualification in electronics and/or electrical engineering

  • Strong communication, presentation, and negotiation skills

  • Familiarisation with manual bench testing methods such as oscilloscopes, signal generators, and power supplies

  • Knowledge and experience of either support or development of electronics test processes, i.e. Flying Probe, ICT, functional testing

Desirable requirements

  • Successful application of structured problem solving and statistical analysis techniques (e.g. Six Sigma)

  • Practitioner of lean manufacturing tools and techniques and an understanding of production metrics (productivity, efficiency, waste)

  • Practical application of cellular assembly process design, support, and improvement encompassing effective control and mistake-proofing techniques

  • Understanding of metrology, measurement techniques and calibration

  • Experience of Aeroflex 42xx or Keysight 37xx ICT Test Systems

  • A National Instruments LabVIEW/TestStand qualification supported by practical implementation experienced

Person specification

The successful applicant will have a strong technical background and be able to demonstrate success in the support and development of complex, technically challenging assembly processes. A dynamic results-driven individual, they will have clear and proven success in delivering to plan. A focused approach to waste reduction and product / process cost reduction is an essential requirement of the role together with the demonstration of effective time-management, prioritisation and decision-making skills.


When you join Renishaw, we're committing to your future career. That's because we believe in developing our people's skills and promoting them internally. We also offer a benefits package that's highly desirable; including a 9% non-contributory pension, discretionary annual bonus, *subsidised onsite restaurants and *coffee shops, free parking, *car sharing scheme and *24 hour fitness centres. (*not available at our Castle Donington, Exeter, York & Edinburgh sites).

We also want to promote a healthy work-life balance as much as possible, so we have introduced a hybrid working policy which allows for a combination of home and office based working depending on the nature of your role. We also offer a variable working programme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, Life Assurance policy of 12 times annual salary, Cycle to Work scheme, enhanced maternity pay subject to qualifying criteria, Health Cash Plan, the option to join BUPA Renishaw Health Trust and an Employee Assistance Programme for employees and family.

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At Renishaw we believe that our success is powered by welcoming a workforce of diverse and talented people. Through encouraging an inclusive culture, where all our employees are free to be themselves, we can achieve our core values: Innovation, Inspiration, Integrity, and Involvement.
If you are excited about the role but feel as though you don’t meet all the requirements, we would encourage you still to apply. You might just be the right person for this role or another opportunity at Renishaw.
We are committed to providing reasonable adjustments to make interviews and jobs more accessible. Should you have any difficulty during the recruitment process, or require any reasonable adjustments please contact the recruitment team on 01453 524600 or recruitment@renishaw.com.

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Employment Type:


Time Type:

Full time

Requisition Number:

R7058 Electronics Production Engineer (Open)


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