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 Test Engineer for our North American operation located in Piscataway, New Jersey.  The ideal candidate will join our OEM R&D team and contribute to its continued success with his/her proven test and measurement background helping to transition various electronic board assemblies to volume production that are associated with our analytical instruments and CCD/CMOS camera products used in both spectroscopy and imaging applications.  This Test Engineering position is a wonderful opportunity for any electronics-oriented individual that aspires to be an integral contributor to a true product design environment.  If you are a self-motivated individual that enjoys working in a great team environment with other passionate colleagues, please keep reading and visit our corporate website www.horiba.com to learn more.


  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering / Electronics Technology or a related field
  • Minimum 2 to 4 years of related experience
  • Will accept 5 to 10 years of equivalent test experience of electronic circuit boards using surface mount and thru-hole components.



  • Participate in the design of test circuits to validate electronic board assemblies used in CCD/CMOS cameras.
  • Design, document, and maintain automated test fixtures for volume electronic board turn-key manufacturing environment.
  • Contribute to test methods and procedures needed to transition products from design into volume manufacturing.
  • Collaborate with internal electrical 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.



  • Understanding electrical engineering principles in both analog and digital circuits.
  • Experience with specifications, schematics, drawings, and datasheets.
  • Familiarity with analog and mixed-signal circuits involving Op-Amps, Voltage References, LDOs, DACs, ADCs, and discrete parts.
  • Experience with functional testing of analog, digital, and power circuits at the circuit board level.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in circuit design for tests and validation.
  • Familiarity with test equipment including Oscilloscopes, DVMs, Power Supplies, and Function Generators.
  • Soldering experience with both thru-hole and SMT.
  • Sound test & troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong problem solving, communication, and interpersonal skills.



  • Testing knowledge of electronic boards used in CCD/CMOS camera products.
  • Experience testing densely populated surface mount electronic boards.
  • Exposure to LabVIEW programming is a plus.


Compensation Package:

HORIBA Instruments offers a competitive compensation package that includes a 401(k) plan with match; employee group dental, vision, life, and disability (short and long-term) paid for by the company; medical insurance, family dental and vision insurance, and supplemental life insurance available with reasonable employee contributions; employee assistance program; paid holidays, vacation, and sick time; flexible spending accounts; and educational reimbursement and commuter benefit programs.

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application/hiring process, please call (732)494-8660 for assistance. HORIBA will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, to support individuals with disabilities to be able to participate in the hiring process. HORIBA is committed to making our workplace accessible for individuals with disabilities.

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