Key responsibilities and accountabilities:
The Electrical Test Team Leader will contribute as a key technical resource for the laser engineering team and the company, whilst being responsible for the day to day management of staff and the work flow of the electrical test department.
• Create related documentation and support materials in conjunction with design and development testing activities.
• Consult and solicit feedback from internal stakeholders to identify customer needs and translate these requirements into electrical designs. In addition, provide support regarding product development to internal departments as it relates to electrical design.
• Work jointly with R &D, Laser Testing Application Engineers and Production Assembly to resolve product technical issues during and after customer product design.
• Technical support to strategic new product roadmap discussions and existing product enhancements.
• Research product development solutions and provide analysis for product direction.
• Create related documentation and support materials in conjunction with design and development activities.
• Support with directing, coaching, training and advising engineers regarding technical issues in order to achieve Company objectives, and enhancing quality and customer satisfaction.
• Participation/leadership in structured factory testing of systems.
• Installation of systems and supervision of installation by others.
• Prepare system documentation, including functional specifications, test documents and system support manuals.
• Take a lead role and have responsibility for the provision and delivery of technical solutions to time, and to Company quality standards.
• Inspects and tests electrical panels used to control machinery, equipment, and systems for conformance with specifications, following blueprints and wiring schematics, and using electrical testing equipment and instruments: Compares wiring and location of control devices on panel with blueprints and wiring diagrams to verify assembly.
• Examines wiring for loose or faulty connections.
• Connects leads from panel onto power source leads to prepare for testing activities.
• Turns rheostat to impose and regulate current loads onto panel controls and observes action of relays, cut-outs, and other devices for conformance with specifications.
• Tests wiring circuits and controls to isolate and locate causes of malfunctions, using electrical instruments, such as voltmeter, ammeter, and ohmmeter.
• Records causes of malfunctions on test sheet and routes defective panels for rework.
• May change defective control devices on panel, using hand tools, and solder loose or faulty wiring.
• Able to read electrical schematics at a basic level.
• Knowledge of 3 Phase Electrics.
• Knowledge of Electromechanical processes.
• To undertake off site service, installation and maintenance work as required.
• To manage the staff workflow, whilst providing staff knowledge, support and training.
• Also, to ensure that all staff adhere to the Company's Health & Safety Policy and Procedures.