Product Test Engineering Manager


Ref: 1259Wednesday 3 June 2020

Excellent salary and comprehensive benefits package including pension matched to 8%, stock options, annual bonus.

This is a great career move for an experienced product test engineer with team leadership experience to take on a well engaged and experienced team of 12 product test engineers and technicians in a highly profitable, growing and marquee semiconductor company.

This influential role sits at the centre of new product work with sight of multiple new product projects at any one time and significant collaboration with all the other departments of the design function of this major international company. On top of the internal collaboration and there is customer involvement for high volume manufacture of complex mixed signal semiconductors in an organisation operating at the forefront of technology.

Using excellent technical, organizational and problem-solving skills, you will be a hands-on engineering manager responsible for providing technical leadership to a team of gifted product test engineers. The team is responsible for the design and implementation of high-performance hardware and software to test leading edge mixed signal products for audio processing,


•             Support and ownership for sustaining products
•             NPI support including matrix lot review, GRR, CPK, and test program release and production hardware buy-off
•             Interface with cross-function groups to manage NPI production ramp deliverables and timelines
•             Manage yield enhancement and cost reduction projects
•             Interface with external PTE teams and OSAT’s in Asia
•             Drive and manage the development and implementation of next-generation production test solutions
•             Provide customer return support
•             Lead cross-functional teams to resolve complex production issues
•             Support and contribute to Change Action Board (CAB) and Material Review Board (MRB) forums on a regular basis
•             Interpretation of datasheets and translation to test

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience

•             Bachelors (or equivalent) in Electronics Engineering, or other related discipline, and substantial skills in product or test engineering
•             Demonstrable background in project leadership or team management positions
•             Strong mixed signal product engineering experience
•             Expert in yield analysis and data analysis techniques (ANOVA, Regression)
•             Expert in data analysis using tools such as (Spotfire, JMP, Syntricity, Galaxy, Excel)
•             Advanced knowledge and experience in high volume production ramps
•             Knowledge of test hardware debug and schematic tracing.
•             Experience with integrated circuit testing and test setup
•             Experience with mixed signal product performance and behaviours
•             SQL databases and Unix/C programming language
•             Strong diagnostic and analytical skills and advanced ability to interpret results and resolve problems
•             Able to work to tight and variable time scales
•             Able to work within a cross functional engineering team spread across multiple geographic locations
•             Strong project leadership skills and ability to plan and manage own workload and that of others within the team

Occasional international travel (once a year to the US) is likely however most of the time this role is based out of our client's top of the range Edinburgh offices.