Job Description

Here at Renishaw, we have opportunities for an Electronics Test Development Engineer to work on our ICT, Flying Probe, and bespoke Functional Test Systems.

As an Electronics Test Development Engineer at Renishaw, you’ll contribute to achieving test coverage targets, help define PCBA manufacturing test strategies, and design and deliver manufacturing test processes for a wide range of Renishaw electronic PCB assemblies. The technical challenges within the role are ever-changing and you’ll have the opportunity to work in a highly skilled team to solve these across a variety of Renishaw products.

Based on previous experience, these roles can be tailored to make the most of an engineer’s skillset. You may already have Electronics Test Development experience and want to build on this or be at a much earlier stage of your development in this field. Alternatively, you could be someone who comes from a Design background who is looking to take on a new challenge.


  • You’ll be developing test packages for manual and automated test platforms for use in a high mix, low to medium volume production environment.

  • Supporting the development of test strategies and implementing test specifications produced by the design teams in preparation for product transfer to full production.

  • You’ll be contributing towards the long-term goals, strategic planning and decision making around the various test platforms and larger electronic test team.

Key requirements

  • Experience in analogue and digital electronics fundamentals with the ability to diagnose failures in electronic assemblies using bench test equipment such as: DMM, Oscilloscope, and Logic Analysers.

  • Previous working knowledge of Keysight i3070 in-circuit test platforms and SPEA Flying Probe systems would be advantageous.

  • Ability to develop and implement complex test packages from product review through to factory delivery and support beyond, including such techniques as: Cluster Tests, Advanced Digital Tests, Boundary Scan, PDL, DSP and device programming.

  • Qualified to degree-level in a relevant discipline (Electrical and/or Electronic Engineering, Mechatronics, Computer Science, Physics) or HNC/D with demonstrable relevant experience.

Desirable requirements / opportunities to develop

  • Knowledge of Keysight in-circuit test platforms and SPEA Flying Probe will be provided through training where required, along with other test platforms, such as Teradyne and Aeroflex.

  • Programming Languages: LabVIEW, C++, C#, Python, Basic.

  • Industry Standard Protocols: I2C, SPI.

  • Experience in Design for Test (DFT) reviews.

  • Production level support of manufacturing test processes.

  • Schematic Capture, PCB Layout, Software Design.

  • Database Design.

  • Six Sigma – Practical expertise in manufacturing data analysis and root cause investigations.

  • Experience with programmable devices such as: Microcontrollers, DSPs, FPGAs.

Person specification

  • As the successful candidate for this position, you’ll be someone who had a dynamic approach and analytical mindset within electronics engineering. You’ll show teamwork and communication skills, to play a part in the development of strategic planning within various projects.


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 Homeworking 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 4 times annual salary, Cycle to Work scheme, enhanced maternity pay subject to qualifying criteria, 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:

R5473 Electronics Test Development Engineer (Open)


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