Test Technician (Seasonal)

Ariens Oshkosh , WI 54902

Posted 3 weeks ago

At AriensCo, we build more than exceptional products we create opportunities that impact careers. Our culture values innovative thinking, hard work and determination. We interact in teams, collaborate together and make decisions quickly.

We see growth potential in every team member, and are committed to supporting our employees with continuous training and advancement opportunities.

Our environment? We're corporate, without being "corporate." Whether you work at our headquarters, manufacturing facilities, or one of our global distribution businesses, you'll always have the freedom to create and contribute. Our company vision is "Passionate People, Astounded Customers." Quite simply: it revolves around people

Speaking of people, you're not just employee #1,762 to us. You're family and your role is invaluable. Without exceptional people, we can't continue to produce the amazing products we're known for around the world.

Ready for the ride of your career? Then come join us. By joining our team, you'll have the opportunity to work in a rewarding workplace with a strong sense of community.

Job Description:

AriensCo is seeking a motivated and passionate Seasonal Test Technician to design and develop test fixtures as required by Product Test Plans. This role will also conduct all AriensCo standard tests, along with all safety tests.


  • Review product test plans and test requests in order to plan and organize required test procedures, objectives, test equipment, nature of technical problem, and test possible solutions, such as part redesign, substitution of material or parts, or rearrangement of parts or sub-assemblies

  • Fabricate test fixtures using basic metal working tools and generates sketches for the Model Shop to build more complex parts and fixtures

  • Design, fabricate, and assemble new test setups of mechanical components or assemblies for yard and garden products, snow, or other company machinery

  • Sets up and conducts tests of complete units and components under operational conditions to investigate design proposals for improving equipment performance, durability or other factors, or to obtain data for development, standardization, and quality control

  • Works independently

  • Sets up test procedures, instrumentation and computer support

  • Runs complex non-routine tests

  • Sets up and conducts all regulatory tests (ANSI, CPSC, CE)

  • Analyzes indicated and calculated test results in relation to design or rated specifications and test objectives, and modifies or adjusts equipment to meet specifications

  • Records test procedures and results, numerical and graphical data, and recommendations for changes in product or test method including generating detailed test reports

  • Writes accurate work instructions for standard tests


  • High School diploma required; Associate's degree (A. A.) from two-year college or technical school preferred

  • Minimum of 3 years related experience and/or training

  • Mechanical and electrical troubleshooting skills are necessary

  • Experience in data acquisition and programmable controller's a plus

About AriensCo

Since 1933, the AriensCo name has been associated with reliable, durably crafted, high-performance outdoor power equipment. Our core values Be Honest, Be Fair, Respect the Individual, Keep our Commitments, and Encourage Intellectual Curiosity define our culture and inspire our team. We believe passionate people and astounded customers lead to unstoppable success.

Our employees' quality of life is important to us. When people feel appreciated, respected and supported, careers thrive and ideas come to fruition. AriensCo employees are provided various great benefit opportunities which may include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision

  • Life Insurance

  • 401(k) and profit-sharing plans

  • Bonus Programs

  • Accident and Critical Illness Insurance

  • Paid vacation, holidays and leave programs

  • Flexible spending account (FSA) plan

  • Voluntary wellness programs

  • Employee purchase benefit

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Safety shoes and safety prescription glasses reimbursement

EEO Statement

The concept of diversity is important to us at AriensCo. That's why we've created a culture that is inclusive, accepting and understanding. We embrace diversity among our partners, suppliers and employees. We also strive for diversity in the quality of our ideas. Inclusion and acceptance means that, regardless of who you are, you will always be standing on our welcome mat.

AriensCo is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. AriensCo hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

Providing our employees with an environment free of discrimination and harassment is something we take very seriously. Embracing diversity enables us to attract the best talent, foster productive teamwork, and expand our business opportunities.

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