Lead Test Engineer

The HORIBA Group of worldwide companies provides an extensive array of instruments and systems for applications ranging from automotive R&D, process and environmental monitoring, in-vitro medical diagnostics, semiconductor manufacturing and metrology, to a broad range of scientific R&D and QC measurements. Proven quality and trustworthy performance have established widespread confidence in the HORIBA Brand.

Inspired by our unique motto, “JOY and FUN,” we focus on social responsibilities by building state-of-the-art products for scientific advancement; especially for protecting health, safety, and the environment. “HORIBARIANs,” the HORIBA employees all over the world, look forward to working with additional creative and entrepreneurial self-starters.

And for years, HORIBA Scientific’s OEM division has been the preferred, reliable and consistent supplier of OEM spectroscopy components throughout the world … offering a complete range of OEM imaging miniature spectrographs and spectrometers along with CCD, Photodiode array (CMOS) and InGaAs detectors that operate from the UV through to the NIR. Our high reliability products and know-how are leveraged in a wide range of high-tech industries such as: Medical, Semiconductor, Pharmaceutical and Biotech to name a few.

Presently, our HORIBA Scientific OEM Division is searching for an experienced Lead Test Engineer for our North American operation located in Piscataway, New Jersey.   The ideal candidate will possess a strong and proven test and measurement background for volume production validation of all electronic circuit boards incorporated into our analytical instruments and Light Detecting systems involving CCDs, PDAs, InGaAs and CMOS sensors and related to both spectroscopy and imaging applications.  If you are a self-motivated individual with passion for your work that has garnered success in leading and contributing to team oriented product development efforts, please keep reading and visit our corporate website www.horiba.com to learn more.

Qualifications: 

  • Advanced degree preferred in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering with 7+ years of directly related experience.
  • Minimum of a BSEE degree with 10+ years of directly related experience.
  • Will accept 15+ years of equivalent engineering design experience associated with test and validation of electronic circuit boards for data acquisition products and/or analytical instruments requiring a high level of field-deployed reliability.

 Responsibilities: 

  • Develop the test methods and procedures needed to transition products from design into volume manufacturing.
  • Design accurate test circuits to validate functional performance of end-product detector / camera electronic board assemblies incorporating low noise analog, power and high-speed digital circuitry and interfaces.
  • Design, document, and maintain test fixtures for volume electronic board turn-key manufacturing environment.
  • Collaborate with internal design team and external contract MFG to identify, define, and resolve test issues.
  • Analyze and interpret test results to identify design and/or test related problems.

 

Requirements: 

  • Solid understanding of electrical engineering principles in both analog and digital circuits
  • Familiarity with low noise analog and mixed signal circuits involving Op-Amps, Voltage References, LDOs, DACs, ADCs and discrete semiconductors.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in circuit design for test and validation
  • Experience with circuit modeling and simulation techniques 
  • Ability to guide and oversee PCB CAD designers for test fixture board design and development
  • Familiarity with test equipment including: Oscilloscopes, DVMs, Power Supplies and Function Generators
  • Sound test & troubleshooting skills.
  • Demonstrated technical leadership and management skills.
  • Strong problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skills.

 

Preferred: 

  • Testing knowledge of electronic boards used in CCD / CMOS detector / camera products
  • Experience testing densely populated surface mount electronic boards
  • Background in LabVIEW programming a plus
  • Previous supervisory experience

 

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