Test and Validation Engineer 

Posted 1 month ago


About us 

Atlantach Technical Services is an Engineering solutions company specialising in the project management, construction and commissioning market in Ireland and the USA. We are a trusted partner to leading blue chip companies across many sectors with project work spanning semiconductor, automotive, MedTech and Data Centre – just some of the focus areas we work in.  

Join Our team 

We have a dedicated team of highly skilled technicians and engineers with a wealth of experience and a proven track record of delivering results for our ever-growing client base. 

Currently, we are looking for like-minded professionals to join our team and are hiring a Test and Validation Engineer to support a very high-profile automotive manufacturing client in Co. Galway 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Test service request process, review, and analysis 
  • Analyse customer specification with the R&D and Quality Project Team Members, challenge the tests requested and define the final validation plan to build the final offer. 
  • Review customer Environmental/reliability Validation Requirements and Test Plan 
  • Perform Validation Design reviews 
  • Support product Risk Assessments (if applicable) to the product design team. 
  • Climatic & Vibration/Shock test fixture requirement review with Prototype Lead. 
  • Operational Test S/W & H/W Requirements review with R&D Tools group. 
  • RFQ with suppliers & Purchase Order generation of all items identified in BOM.
  • Manage the planning inside the Environmental laboratory and allocate resources.  
  • Responsible for obtaining the specific tools needed for the validation (need specification and follow-up)  
  • Manage the cost of the validation activities. 
  • Familiarise with the working system using test bench equipment to enable view on delivered product and to understand customer problems. 
  • Carry out all work to comply with Quality Management System and Validation Engineering Processes e.g. 
  • Labelling /Cataloguing received Test samples as per Test plan. 
  • Kick-off Test Setup & Execution using test chamber & test bench. 
  • Operational and Non-operational test Data sorting/review. 
  • Participate in Failure analysis of Validation issues with support from internal & external customer/report on actions daily in QRQC meetings until Failure Analysis is closed. 
  • Final Customer Report generation, peer review cycle/closure/release to customer.
  • Recirculation of test results into design iterations through Design Review’s. 
  • Input to concepts and alternate solutions. 
  • Generation of customer test reports, peer-reviews of data and follow up on approval. 
  • Create daily and weekly activity reports on project and non-project related activities using dashboards made available. 
  • Participate in department and platform lessons learned reviews across the various projects. 
  • Contribute to the improvements of the laboratory’s tools such as: instruction sheet, Test request Management tool development and validation of test environment processes automation. 
  • Minimize test cycle times. 
  • Provide work instructions to test houses to enable efficient transfer of test equipment. 
  • Implement a robust and efficient automated test benches. 


  • A relevant Technical Engineering Degree e.g., Computer & Electronic Engineering, Physics & Instrumentation OR Mechatronics 
  • 2 – 4 years’ experience 
  • Proficient in National Instruments (LabVIEW/or Test Stand) 
  • Automotive experience an advantage  
  • Computer literate in MS Office suite. 

Atlantach Technical Services is an Equal Opportunities Employer 

Job Features

Job CategoryAutomation / Controls, Electrical, Engineering, Validation

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