Test Engineer

Cambridge Display Technology - CDT - Operations Support

CDT currently requires a Test Engineer to support and improve test activities at CDT. In this role you will be required to support design and development of electronic and optical measurement instrumentation and technology demonstrators for hybrid organic electronic devices, develop new software to improve capabilities and create standard documentation for current and future test procedures.

You will maintain and improve existing systems but also develop new test systems. You will support development of new technology demonstrators including electronic design, schematic capture, PCB layout, assembly package, developing firmware and enclosure machining. You will also need to develop automated analysis programs for parameter extraction and processing of test system data.

You must have practical 'hands on' laboratory test, circuit construction and measurement experience plus skills in LabView and test automation.  An understanding of programming microcontrollers in C and knowledge of statistical methods for data analysis is also required.  An enthusiastic and inventive individual, you will have excellent interpersonal skills and be highly organised with strong attention to detail.

You will be educated PhD level, or have equivalent work experience, in Electronic Engineering, Physics or a related subject with experience in Hi-Tech R&D, preferably a semiconductor manufacturing environment.   You must have an excellent understanding of electronics fundamentals, and the ability to apply this knowledge, coupled with a demonstrable track-record of identifying creative and inventive solutions to complex experimental problems.  

This is an outstanding opportunity to be part of a dynamic environment where your contribution will earn full recognition and reward. CDT offers a competitive salary and benefits package including 27 days holiday, private health and dental care, life assurance and pension scheme. Please apply with full CV to: The Human Resources Department, CDT Ltd, Unit 12, Cardinal Park, Cardinal Way, Godmanchester PE29 2XG. E-mail: careers@cdtltd.co.uk. Please quote the reference ‘Test Engineer’ and your name in the subject heading.

A full job description is available on request.

Position closing date 7 February 2018.


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