The primary focus of the Test Engineer will be to create and manage the execution of detailed test plans to validate product performance and capabilities. This role includes comprehensive support of electro-mechanical testing related to both R&D and production. The Test Engineer will assist in the creation of design requirement and specification documents and will generate plans to ensure adherence to these documents. The Test Engineer is considered a key technical authority in the development of test programs that ensure product requirements are met and that our products meet the needs of our customers.
The Test Engineer will collaborate with other cross functional team members to ensure that a complete set of requirements for the finished product is created that include comprehensive test plans leveraging tools, best practices and disciplined engineering principles. Additionally, the Test Engineer will be responsible for execution and follow-up documentation required to complete testing activities which may require management of outside service organizations such as test facilities and/or development partners.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Lead internal or external test planning and execution activities to support product development and production
Develop and maintain ownership of test technology strategy and tools, including test equipment selection, implementation, and maintenance
Create custom test equipment, if needed
Maintain/calibrate existing custom test equipment in a production environment.
Develop, author, and finalize test documentation
Assist in gathering design input from internal and external customers to develop testable and measurable requirements
Ensure product quality by developing sound test plans that verify product functionality and validate that the customer's needs have been met
Report technical information via presentations to internal and external customers
Work with outside service organizations such as test facilities or development partners to complete test/development activities
The candidate will possess the following personal traits and characteristics:
Outgoing & confident
Demonstrates a bias for action
A strategic thinker; creative, inquisitive, and analytical
Strong interpersonal & communication skills
Effective problem solver
Ability to manage conflicting priorities and focus on critical assignments
Comfortable working alone and with others in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Fluent English, oral and written
Available to travel up to 10%
The candidate will possess the following education or experience:
B.S. in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, or equivalent experience
2+ years experience in a product test environment is preferred
Medical device product development and test experience is preferred
Ability to read and create electrical schematics and readily use component data sheets is required
Hands-on experience with electrical and mechanical test equipment including signal generators, DVM, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, tension/torsion testers, thermal chambers and vibration monitoring is required
Experience troubleshooting electronics or electrical assemblies is required
Experience with DC and AC motors including control, testing, specifications and applications is preferred
Experience with Magtrol motor test equipment or similar dynamometer systems is preferred.
Experience with LabVIEW or similar software is preferred
Experience working directly with customers, external manufacturers and design/test service companies is preferred
Proficient in Microsoft Office tools (PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, Excel)
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