Failure Analysis Engineer

  Central Malta  |  starting from €33,000 Annually 

Our client, a leader in electronics manufacturing is looking to recruit a Failure Analysis Engineer:

· Component Level Troubleshooting: Analyze electronic circuits and individual components on PCBs to pinpoint faults and failures.

· PCB Inspection: Inspect PCBs for visible defects, including solder bridges, cold joints, and component placement errors.

· FOG Analysis: Perform failure analysis on FOGs, including assessing optical components, electronics, and mechanical parts for any defects or malfunctions.

· Utilize Testing Equipment: Use a variety of testing and diagnostic equipment such as oscilloscopes, multi-meters, frequency analyzers, spectrometers, and specialized FOG testing equipment.

· Documentation: Maintain detailed records of your analysis, findings, and solutions for both PCBs and FOGs. Create comprehensive failure analysis reports.

· Repair and Rework: Perform necessary repairs or rework on PCBs to rectify identified faults. This may involve soldering, desoldering, and component replacement.

· Data Analysis: Analyze test data from both PCBs and FOGs and collect relevant data points to aid in identifying trends or recurring issues.

· Equipment Calibration: Assist in periodical calibration of instruments and specific in-house built equipment used for the manufacturing and Testing of Fiber Optic Gyros.

· Customer communication: Communicate with customers, get information about failed FOG, raise RMA and follow the merchandise return, compile investigation reports and send necessary feedback.

· Collaboration: Collaborate with design engineers and manufacturing teams to improve PCB designs and FOG manufacturing processes based on the failure analysis insights.

· Quality Control: Ensure that repaired or reworked PCBs and FOGs meet quality standards and specifications. Liaise with Quality to analyze statistics of failure and take corrective actions to reduce reoccurrence.

· Safety: Adhere to safety protocols and best practices when handling electronic components, optical equipment, and specialized FOG testing equipment.

Education and Experience

  • Degree OR Diploma in Electronics, Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Experience, training or certification in PCB analysis, Electronics troubleshooting or Fibre optics technology will be considered as assets.
  • 2 years of expereience in a similar role

Job Reference: SY314

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    Experienced (3 years +)
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    On Premises
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