Test Facility Engineer

Xylem Inc. Milwaukee , WI 53201

Posted 2 weeks ago

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world's water challenges. The Company's products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced infrastructure analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities. The Company's more than 16,500 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2017 revenue of $4.7 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands.

The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com.

The Role: Xylem seeks to hire a Test Facility Engineer. The Test Facility Engineer position will provide support to internal and external customers. Work efforts include commercial support and moderate to increasingly complex level of technical support such as specification review, testing feasibility; 3D modeling, performance testing, creation and submitting of testing reports; external customer calls; and engagement in special projects to support continuous improvement to increase productivity and reduce cycle time for customer support while increasing legendary customer service. Consistent, timely compliance and utilization of company policy, procedures and tools is important. This position is located in our Pewaukee, WI location.


Essential Duties/Principal

Responsibilities:
  • Review customer test specifications to determine testing feasibility

  • Develop quotes for testing product to our internal organization.

  • Demonstrates the performance of the product while interacting with customers.

  • Uses 3D CAD software to make models and drawings for test setups.

  • Develop any fabrication and assembly drawings needed to execute the tests.

  • Develop & execute testing protocols and technical test reports.

  • Interpret test results and compare them to customer's specifications then communicate results to customers.

  • Ensure on-time submission of all paperwork, records, documentation, such as certified testing reports and etc.

  • Act as technical resources to address inquiries, resolve work problems, and assist customers and internal personnel in performing their work.

  • Ensure adherence to ISO 9001 procedures and participate in ISO planning sessions.

  • Evaluate testing equipment to minimize potential equipment failure and recommend maintenance or upgrades; create a PAR when required to replace equipment.

  • Continually evaluate processes and methods relating to setup and testing; recommend improvements to methods, equipment and personnel to enhance efficiency, safety and product quality.

  • Participate in committees and focus groups or other tasks assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering

  • Excellent collaborative and communication skills (written & oral)

  • Excellent attention to detail, organizational skills & task management

  • Legendary customer service skills

  • Strong technical aptitude as it relates to the understanding of engineered solutions equipment and related tools

  • Continuous improvement mindset

  • Hands on mechanical aptitude.

  • Ability to produce comprehensive reports.

  • Able to effectively communicate written and verbally in the English language.

  • Ability to work with diverse workforce and customer base

  • Unwavering passion for taking care of the customer

  • Ability to train personnel to perform standard work

  • Ability to manage multiple projects.

  • Proficient in Adobe Pro and AutoCAD, Pro-E or Creo

  • Computer experience with MS Word and Excel, MRP/ERP systems for receiving, inventory lookup, and shipping

  • Passionate about water and the environment

  • Green Belt certification


Physical Demands:

(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Regularly required to stand, reach, bend, squat, push, pull and move about the facility

  • Walk or stand at least 4+ hours per day

  • Ability to climb ladders, lift and carry heavy loads, perform manual labor

  • Ability to work in areas involving heights, enclosed spaces, and near or above water


Work Environment:

(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Office: Standard office equipment

  • Shop: Work with material handling equipment, hand tools, daily exposure to shop Travel: As required to fulfill the duties listed above. Other travel as needed or required by the company

EOE including disability and veteran


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Test Facility Engineer

Xylem Inc.