Manufacturing Test Engineer Job Description

Manufacturing Test Engineer Job Description

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Manufacturing test engineer provides root Cause analysis for GEPC Power system equipment ((Marine automation, DP system, Generator AVR, Industry Drive, Motors ).

Manufacturing Test Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Drive Six Sigma and Design for Manufacturing (DFM) tools to drive process improvement and product quality
Be accountable for high quality deliverables on schedule and on budget
Develops and validates Automated Test Programs and fixtures, leads the selection of suitable test equipment for the manufacturing test process
Coordinates with manufacturing floor and Failure Review Board team in reviewing test failure data and develops methods to continually reduce and eliminate test escapes
Writes detailed test procedures needed for manufacturing test
Provides training and guidance to manufacturing test group on proper use of test equipment and/or fixtures
Assists manufacturing test technicians in trouble shooting, and/or repair failed test equipment and/or electronic assemblies
Creating test protocols for software (ensuring that test plans are adequate and meet quality standards)
Lead test system development projects, including concept, architecture, documentation, design, prototype, test, supplier interfaces, qualification, and manufacturing implementation
Identify hardware and software requirements, and design product interface fixtures needed to fulfill product performance & manufacturing test requirements

Manufacturing Test Engineer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Manufacturing Test Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: NRTL, NFPA, UL61010-1, ISO, OSHA, OSH, DNA, FATP, IPC, CCNP

Education for Manufacturing Test Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the manufacturing test engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technical, Science, Education, Physics, Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering

Skills for Manufacturing Test Engineer

Desired skills for manufacturing test engineer include:

Server
Storage
Interconnects with deep exposure to SSD
Power supply
RAID
SAS controllers and HDD
Complex system-level debugging and root-cause analysis
Linux system administration
Manufacturing
Quality

Desired experience for manufacturing test engineer includes:

Assembly and/or Test process acknowledge/experience
Vibration/NVH analysis skills a plus
Vibration/NVH analysis skills
Basic knowledge in Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering
The ideal candidate takes pride in his/her hands-on work, analytical ability, organizational skills and attention to detail
Hands-on experience with NI LabView AND NI TestStand are a must

Manufacturing Test Engineer Examples

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Manufacturing Test Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a manufacturing test engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for manufacturing test engineer
  • Ensure quality and regulatory compliance through design & equipment qualification
  • Interact with other manufacturing locations to promote consistency and maximize synergies between common product and test methodologies
  • Responsible for the development of manufacturing processes for new product, based on engineering specification, including PFMEA, Statistical process control (SPC) and new test equipment development
  • Performing product/process analysis with a focus on improving process capabilities/efficiencies, product quality and cost
  • Lead and support continuous improvement/lean manufacturing initiatives and projects
  • Select and justify equipment purchase and implementation associated with the introduction of new product manufacturing and test processes
  • Responsible for leading new product DFX (Design to Cost, Design for Manufacturability / Assembly & Test) and have day to day sustaining manufacturing engineering and service engineering responsibilities
  • Technical oversight of CM / OPM processes, internal manufacturing, service center, and 3PL processes
  • Create strong partnerships with global R&D teams in the development of the test systems (software and hardware) and manufacturing processes to meet project schedules, product test coverage, yields, and ramp requirements
  • Mentor / train other manufacturing engineers within the organization
Qualifications for manufacturing test engineer
  • Exposure to a wide variety of test and automation systems, production machinery, industrial sensors, and equipment (pogo-pins, pressure transducers, temperature controllers, current and power meters, PLCs)
  • Strong expertise in RDT, Burn-In, ORT, Built in Test, and OoBA
  • Experience with SSD validation and qualification
  • Bachelor's degree in Comute Science, Electrical Engineering or related field
  • PhD/Master's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Manage all facets of factory SW installer, including deployment, first article testing, first level factory support, failure analysis and coordination of root cause and corrective actions with appropriate cross functional teams
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Manufacturing Test Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a manufacturing test engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for manufacturing test engineer
  • Provide daily support for manufacturing and testing processes to Switchgear facility in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Support the New Product Introduction process by interfacing with both local and off-site design teams to validate and implement manufacturing test suites into the production facility
  • Develop the manufacturing test process platform solutions using both internal and third party sources
  • Analyze test data trends and provide detailed fault data to manufacturing team
  • To provide technical support and expertise of assembly and test processes in order to continuously improve manufacturing performance with regard to productivity output and cost
  • To assist in the manufacturing of new product launches, creating the technical specifications
  • Provides ongoing Manufacturing Test Support for production software and hardware
  • Actively works with software development engineers and manufacturing engineers to understand and design process validation requirements
  • Develop and executes test plans / test cases based on documented requirements and an understanding of the manufacturing process and end user applications
  • Work with software development engineers and manufacturing engineers and assists in the resolution of any technical system issues that may arise
Qualifications for manufacturing test engineer
  • A Bachelor of Science/Engineering Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electronic Technology, or equivalent field of studies with at least 10 years working experience in related field
  • Works with Engineering in developing the appropriate design for test methodology for new and existing products
  • Provides estimates of labor and material required to satisfy proposal and contract requirements
  • Coordinates and/or assists design engineers as needed on new product qualification tasks
  • Experience in high power applications
  • DoD contractor test experience desired
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Manufacturing Test Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of manufacturing test engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for manufacturing test engineer
  • Develop process metrics and reports based on manufacturing data available
  • Investigation, design, development and implementation of new manufacturing processes and technology for the introduction of new products
  • Provide test and manufacturing experience / opinion within a multi-disciplined project team
  • Assist with MSE (Manufacturing Systems Engineering) duties as required
  • Special test set ups include such items as flow, pressures, power supply, power measurement, piping, pump and or motor supports, couplings, special instrumentation
  • Provide feedback to quality and product engineering on pumps that do not pass performance on the first test to improve first pass yield
  • Create standard work for test set ups, instrumentation, testing, storage of tools and equipment
  • Measure and improve first time yield and provide feedback to quality and product engineering on missed tests
  • Lead development of test cases for device unit level function and performance testing
  • Reviewing software design and requirements for clarity and completeness
Qualifications for manufacturing test engineer
  • Proficient in writing and/or creating Lab-View or equivalent test program for Automated Test Equipment
  • Knowledge of drawings, parts lists, engineering orders, wiring lists, diagrams, schematics and repair procedures are required
  • Extensive knowledge of related test equipment used to test power and digital systems
  • Demonstrated skill in preparation of test procedures, troubleshooting complex electronic systems, and related test engineering tasks to ensure product’s performance meets customer requirements
  • BS/MS Electrical Engineering or closely-related discipline
  • Five or more years engineering experience, with work experience in a highly regulated environment (FDA, FAA, ), medical device experience is strongly preferred
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Manufacturing Test Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of manufacturing test engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for manufacturing test engineer
  • Performing verifications and validations to ensure the software meets its intended purpose
  • Developing test reports of verification and validation results for software
  • Identifying and aiding the resolution of defects against the software
  • Verifying defect fixes and identifying regression tests necessary for complete verification
  • Collaborate with product design engineering teams to generate and rationalize requirements for test software/system design
  • Responsible for software development lifecycle, leveraging Agile Software Development methodologies to drive reliability upstream into the development life cycle
  • Ensure early focus on design for testability (DFT) in NPI and/or Advanced Technology programs
  • Collaborate with AME and LEAN COE’s to identify, share, and integrate global test best practices and achieve test technology implementation goals
  • Drive rigor in process capability assessment (Gage R&R), and LEAN test process layout
  • Mentor and educate other team members
Qualifications for manufacturing test engineer
  • Demonstrated knowledge of measurement methods, theory, and industry standardized tests (IEEE, 3GPP, ANSI, ISO Familiar with using data networking protocols such as TCP/IP, Ethernet, Bluetooth communication Experience with using PXI and VXI for auto-system control
  • Familiarity with Solidworks or other 3D modeling tools is a plus
  • Or other relevant major
  • Active in-scope Secret or Top Secret clearance
  • 2-5+ years hands on experience in product design or desiging of test stations for systems / subsystems in one or many of
  • 2-4+ years of experience strong test, debugging, validation and technical problem solving skills
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Manufacturing Test Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of manufacturing test engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for manufacturing test engineer
  • Create and maintain assembly manufacturing Item Master, Bill of Materials and Routings in ERP system
  • Technical support of critical revenue / shipment issues
  • Identify and analyze product and process opportunities / issues
  • Drive individual program level and NPI improvement initiatives to drive product and process improvements
  • Support technology roadmap activities with global product engineering and all test engineering sites within S&PS for technology standardization
  • Perform the deployment and management of the IPDS and NPI processes within AME
  • Approve ECNs for released products
  • Develop business cases for capital improvement projects that link to overall plant/department strategies and as required, lead the implementation of the projects using appropriate PROLaunch methodologies
  • Develop and review test equipment specifications and compliance
  • Support a culture of continuous improvement by leading team based problem solving projects and including key stakeholders in improving internal processes by being visible on the floor, and following up on operator concerns in a timely manner
Qualifications for manufacturing test engineer
  • Has a passion to solve hard, ambiguous problems
  • 2-4+ years of experience developing test plans and strategies
  • 3-5+ years engineering development and best practices, C/C++, C#, .NET etc
  • Statistical analysis skill is a plus
  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • BS/MS Electrical or Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent)

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