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Peak Production Equipment Ltd

Peak House
Works Road
Letchworth Garden City

+44 (0) 1462 475600
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About Peak Production

Peak Production are a manufacturer of automated equipment based in Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire, the UK’s first garden city. Our automated equipment has been installed across many manufacturing sites both in the UK and abroad and we cover many disciplines (PCB Design, test rack configuration, including panel design and manufacture, custom wiring etc.)


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Providing Automated Test and Measurement Solutions.



We are always on the look out for young people with a genuine interest in electronics who want to build a career in this field, either as a practical prototype wiring technician or as an electronics engineer. If you are looking at our web site, then you will know that we build a range of high quality test equipment for major UK and multi-national companies. To secure our future with these customers, we have a constant need for high calibre, enthusiastic young people, eager to build a career in electronics engineering / manufacturing. If you are such a person, please contact us.

Test Development Engineer

Peak Production Equipment LTD is seeking to appoint an experienced multi-disciplined Test Development Engineer, working as part of a team, to complete the design, development and build of bespoke functional test systems for the company’s expanding client base within the Electronics Manufacturing Industry. This diverse role will require an individual with proven electronic/ electrical design disciplines, as he/she will be closely involved with the conceptual electronic/electrical design of complete test systems and their subsequent manufacture. The role incorporates design, component specification and project logistics responsibilities i.e. complete systems build progression, commissioning and integration. This position will call for experience in the use of relevant software (e.g. Altium) and excellent IT skills, as the requirement to design and generate both electronic/electrical schematics, wiring schedules and complete system documentation packages will be a key feature of the role. The selected candidate must also possess good communication skills for customer presentation/ liaison purposes.

Involvement at all stages of Projects including:

  • Initial meetings with customers to gather requirements
  • Investigate potential solutions
  • Communicate with customers and other Peak project engineers to clarify requirements / meet specifications
  • Assist with quote / proposal generation
  • Technically lead projects
  • Generate electrical/electronic design specifications for team members
  • Provide technical guidance and review to other team members
  • Work closely with manufacturing department to inform and answer queries during production and assembly / test stages
  • Attend factory and/or site acceptance testing with customer 
  • Review project engineering documentation

Ideal Qualifications and Experience:

  • Formal engineering qualification in electronic / electrical design
  • Minimum of 5 years industry related experience in electrical engineering at design / implementation level
  • Experience of designing test equipment
  • Experience of designing analogue and digital interface circuits
  • Altium Designer preferable however any other electrical CAD software is acceptable
  • PCB Design, Harness Design, Power Distribution Design, Safety Circuitry Design, Technical Documentation
  • Experience with National Instruments hardware/software

Key Attributes:

  • Good understanding of electronics & electrical engineering
  • Able to lead a project through development to manufacturing
  • Ability to work on a variety of projects
  • Good communication skills to Peak and Customer personnel


  • Flexible working hours     
  • On-site parking
  • Childcare
  • Company events & social hours
  • Company Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Cycle 2 Work
  • Up to 25 Days Holiday


Negotiable, based on experience

Company Benefits:

Company Pension
Up to 25 days Annual Leave
Company Sick Pay
Social Club Membership