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Electronics Test & Repair Engineer

Electronics Test & Repair Engineer

Reporting to the Production Manager

Direct reports: 0

Job Type: Full time

Location: Banbury, UK

Responsible for the effective and timely test and manufacture of Fortress products.


New Equipment Testing·        Ensure all company safety measures including PPE, processes and behaviours are adhered to.

·        To fully inspect and test new assemblies from our suppliers to defined specifications and fix where possible.

·        To formulate and write test procedures for new and existing equipment.

·        To assist with new product development.

·        H&S Compliance

·        Customer Satisfaction

·        Deadline adherence

·        Accuracy

Repair of Customers equipment·        To test, fault find and repair electronic assemblies.

·        To complete repair documentation.

·        Occasional contact with customers directly to assist and/or support with their equipment.

·        Customer Satisfaction

·        Deadline adherence

·        Accuracy


Continuous Improvements·        Ability to forward think and offer solutions to business problems.

·        Adapting for changes in priority / resource.

·        Assembly / build documentation.

·        Housekeeping.


Specific Skills /Experience

  • Ideally a degree or HND in Electronics.
  • Experience in electronics manufacturing.
  • Experience / very good understanding of analogue and digital electronic circuitry.
  • Excellent soldering skills, through hole and SMD.
  • Ability to understand and fault find electronic equipment.
  • Ability to read and understand electronic circuit drawings and electrical drawings.
  • Familiarity with electronic test equipment (oscilloscopes, DVM’s etc.) and test software/diagnostics tools.
  • Ability to communicate with all departments clearly and effectively within the business.


Personal attributes the jobholder will need to demonstrate:

  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Proactivity and initiative – ability to work alone with minimal supervision.
  • A personable approach with excellent communication skills, (verbal and written).
  • Good organisational skills.
  • A practical approach to problem solving.
  • Confidentiality and integrity.
  • Flexibility and the ability to respond well to changes and work to tight deadlines.
  • A meticulous approach and a high level of accuracy, demonstrating strong attention to detail.


Working Hours and Benefits

  • Working Monday to Friday, 8.45am to 4.45pm.
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • Company Pension (you 5% / Fortress 3%).
  • Eyecare scheme.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Fortress Hub – giving employees access to discount vouchers for high street stores, entertainment, holidays, and gym memberships.
  • Employee Assistance Program, which provides weekly information and webinars, and gives access to confidential, independent, and impartial support for all employees.
  • Training – full induction, and ongoing training relevant to job role.
  • Opportunities for career development via a development plan.



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