Electronic Production Engineer
Oldham, Manchester Employer: Innovative Technology
Job Level: Senior Level Job Type: Permanent
We’re Innovative…

At Innovative Technology we’re a global market leader in the design and manufacture of cash validation devices and processing services. We’ve over 380 employees at 10 locations across five continents, with around 180 based in our state-of-the-art head office at the Innovative Business Park in Oldham, Manchester.

As a result of our continued international growth and new product development, Innovative Technology is looking for passionate individuals to join our highly-successful, expanding team. If you’re a visionary in your field and unafraid to challenge the status quo, you could be exactly what we need to fulfil our goal of revolutionising the cash handling industry.

At Innovative Technology we strive to be the best at what we do and are proud of our track record of innovation and growth, so it is great to be recognised for our achievements and success. Recent accolades include two Queen’s Awards, for Innovation and Enterprise: International Trade, The Sunday Times BDO Profit Track 100 and being listed in the London Stock Exchange 1000 companies to inspire Britain.

You’ll find us on the edge of the Pennines and less than half an hour from central Manchester, with great local amenities and transport links on our doorstep. On-site we have modern, open-plan offices, a rapid prototype workshop and development laboratory, which along with our friendly and hardworking culture should help you feel right at home.

Our Opportunity

At Innovative Technology we’ve an exciting new opportunity for an Electronic Production Engineer to work within our busy and expanding Production Engineering department. As we continue to grow our product portfolio, you’ll play an increasingly key role in ensuring efficient, cost-effective and rapid manufacturing processes.

In this new and exciting role you’ll be responsible for analysing production yields and failure analysis reports and provide advice to both our development, manufacturing and continuous improvement teams in improving both PCBA manufacturing processes, as well as improving PCBA design.

If you’re an experienced Electronic Production Engineer looking to join a team operating at the centre of a dynamic, expanding state-of-the-art electronics manufacturer, then this is would be the ideal opportunity for you.

Your Role

Provide advice to our continuous improvement team in improving PCBA design with a focus on Design for Testability (DFT), Design for Manufacturability (DFM) and Design for Assembly (DFA).
Analyse failure analysis and production yield reports produced by our manufacturing operations and ascertain where manufacturing processes can be optimised. You will use this data to improve production yields by identifying root cause of a problem and eliminating the reasons for defects.
Providing advice on the design of fixtures and jigs for functional testing of final products that will be rolled out and used by our global manufacturing operations.
Developing product test and reliability specifications, test plans, detailed documents, includes SOPS and to effectively communicate all instructions to the manufacturing/production lines in accordance with existing quality systems.
Liaise with and advise various departments and stakeholders, including R&D, our manufacturing site in China and the Continuous Improvement team.
You’ll also be involved in the approval process for alternative components for ITL products.
Please note, this role will also require a degree of international travel.

Your Skills & Experience

Degree or equivalent in Electronics Engineering, or relevant experience.
Knowledge of working with electromechanical products, ideally in supporting an offshore manufacturing environment.
Possess a knowledge and understanding of digital and analogue electronics, whilst being able to read and interpret schematic circuit diagrams.
Familiarity with microcontroller/PLC technology to help development of in house automated testing.
Ability to take initiative and ownership, as well as work as part of a team.

Your Package & Perks

Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on suitability and experience.
Workplace Pension Scheme, with a 3% contribution from us.
Flexible working hours and working from home available, to fit around personal commitments, with the option to finish from midday on Fridays.
Paid breaks, lounge style canteens and games tables, with free fruit and hot premium drinks.
24 days holiday, plus Bank Holidays, for great work-life balance, with the opportunity to earn extra days holiday.
Private Healthcare Scheme available for you (as benefit in kind), and the option to add family members.
Educational Sponsorship, Childcare Vouchers and Cycle to Work Scheme.
Informal dress code, free onsite modern gym, free secure parking, staff car workshop and an active social calendar.