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Test Engineer, Lead

Company: Avantor
Location: Barrington
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary*** $1,500 sign on bonus ***
Lead the test lab in the performance of tests through developing of test protocols and the scheduling of test lab associates to meet company goals. This position requires frequent participation, communication, and alignment with the Product Development Team to ensure on-schedule completion of all program test deliverables. Assign team members to troubleshoot production issues and product quality issues.Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop test plans to verify and validate all relevant Engineering and Marketing specifications.
  • Work with manager and assign team members to perform a variety of tests on Tubing, Pumps, and electronic drives.
  • Serve as Testing's representative on New Product Development programs. Champion the transformation of product requirements into test plans.
  • Ensure team members execute all testing requirements per ISO Phase-Gate Process.
  • Develop test methods and train team members on the performance of tests.
  • Stay abreast of the Fluid Handling pump landscape and procure competitive products. Perform competitive product performance tests, teardowns, and evaluations.
  • Assign team members to troubleshoot and support production issues and advise management of product defects and offer solutions.
  • Conduct tests and record data for components, breadboards, prototypes, and end products utilizing engineering test equipment under ambient and special environmental conditions.
  • Prepare test plans and related data sheets, graphs and charts. Write detailed test reports and test results memos relating to individual test requests.
  • Conduct motor tests that include torque, RPM, voltage and current measurements. Requires use of torque bench, digital and optical tachometers, and digital voltmeters.
  • Conduct tests to determine attributes, performance, and life of various types of pumps, drives and other products.
  • Conduct testing of units submitted for regulatory agency approvals and assist in demonstrating conformance to regulatory agency specifications.
  • Assists project engineers in test and documentation of project elements ranging from components to end products as may be necessary.
  • Recommend additional equipment as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.Education:
    • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or Physics from an ABET Accredited UniversityExperience:
      • 3-5 years relevant experience in product testingRequirements and Qualifications:
        • Proficiency with test equipment.
        • Working knowledge of the following: Design of Experiments, Failure Mode Effects Analysis, Weibull Analysis, Mean Time Before Failure Analysis, Accelerated Life Testing, Environmental Testing, and EMC Testing.
        • Ability to assimilate and understand product knowledge and application information.
        • Motivated and self-reliant, able to work with a minimum of direct supervision.
        • Demonstrated leadership ability
        • Professional demeanor
        • Active and willing participant in team settings
        • Enjoys all aspects of technology (enjoys learning)
        • Has a "go-getter" attitude
        • Demonstrated ability to "influence and align" in team settings
        • Thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, efficiently works under pressures, within deadlines or other time essential constraints
        • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to communicate to all levels of the organization clearly and concisely
        • Strong work ethic and an ability to excel within a rapidly changing and growing organizationPhysical Requirements/Working Conditions:
          • 50% laboratory environment; requires frequent walking and standing
          • 50% office environment; requires sitting at a desk for extended periods
          • Ability to lift to 45lbs
            This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.
            The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not an exhaustive list of all of the duties and responsibilities associated with it.DISCLAIMER:
            The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.
            Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.EEO Statement:We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/province, or local law.If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at TalentManagement@avantorsciences.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW Poster, EEO is the Law Poster Supplement, and Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision using the links below.EEO is the LawOFCCP EEO SupplementPAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION3rd Party Non-Solicitation Policy:By submitting candidates without having been formally assigned on and contracted for a specific job requisition by Avantor, or by failing to comply with the Avantor recruitment process, you forfeit any fee on the submitted candidates, regardless of your usual terms and conditions. Avantor works with a preferred supplier list and will take the initiative to engage with recruitment agencies based on its needs and will not be accepting any form of solicitation.

Keywords: Avantor, Waukegan , Test Engineer, Lead, Engineering , Barrington, Illinois

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