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 Project Test Engineer - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

   
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Posted by: Rockwell Automation 
Hiring entity type: Manufacturing 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Computers - Software Engineer
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 2488215 / Latpro-3550859 
Date posted: Jun-09-2017
State, Zip: Wisconsin, 53204

Description



Position Summary:
SCOPE:
As a Project Functional Test Engineer and member of the Validation Process Excellence team (an advanced Manufacturing Test Technology group), the successful candidate will be responsible for developing best practices in hardware and software test solution development across the global manufacturing Test Engineering team, providing hands-on coaching, software tools, and standard documentation.   


JOB SUMMARY:
Lead, develop, and implement cost-effective automated methods of testing and troubleshooting manufactured product including final assemblies and in some cases large systems testing.   This test equipment consists of electrical, electronic, mechanical measurement and controls, mechanical fixtures and test software which are used in global manufacturing facilities to produce Rockwell Automation products.    
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Provide technical leadership for continuously improving the speed, cost and quality of the processes involved in the automated testing of new product pilots and prototypes. Address product testability and required test deliverables.
  • Ability to lead cross functional project teams to create, deploy, and support automated manufacturing test systems.
  • Ability to lead and manage multiple projects across different product lines and teams.  Manage and communicate project timelines and action plans effectively to delivery cost effective test solutions on schedule and budget.
  • Lead the development and implementation of departmental strategic plans, project expenses, and capital budgets.  Help successfully manage production and test strategies to meet financial objectives. Prepare capital project budgets and maintain cash flow responsibly.
  • Develop and implement strategies for the procurement and installation of all final functional test related capital equipment required for Rockwell production facilities. Procure, consolidate, and retire capital test equipment.
  • Responsible for designing entire electrical systems, properly sizing components and working with vendors to develop test fixtures.  Selects proper PLC components and test instrumentation based on product test requirements to ensure a safe, reliable, manufacturing test system.
  • Lead and mentor others in within Test Engineering in Test System design concepts, test strategies, and test best practices.
  • Develop and debug test software to control the electrical and mechanical components of the functional test system to provide a robust, reliable and repeatable manufacturing test system.
  • Create and release documentation on all aspects of the test solution.
    • Test specification to document product testing and coverage.
    • System wiring schematics in AutoCAD Electrical.
    • System BOM (Bill of Materials).
    • Create User's guide to assist plant engineering with long term support.
    • Test software stored released into appropriate source control location.
  • Demonstrate consistent use of appropriate Lean Six Sigma tools for test equipment qualification, test system problem solving, and identification and implementation of continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Provides strategic manufacturing technical support assisting in troubleshooting complex test systems to resolve crisis downtime situations in Rockwell Automation plants.
  • Originate, lead and execute process improvement and cost savings strategies.
Actively participate in the new product design evaluation process.  Provide design for test feedback and or requirements to the product team during the design development to assure testability and test coverage.  Based on the design requirements develop a plan to test completed assemblies.

Minimum Qualifications:



  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering/Computer Science.
  • 8+ years' experience as a test engineer including design and development of test equipment for production.
  • 3+ years of experience creating and supporting manufacturing test solutions in a plant environment.
  • Experience evaluating a product and develop a solution for testing.
  • Experience with C/C++ or C# programming language.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience reading and interpreting new product designs consisting of electronic circuit schematics, electrical and mechanical equipment design drawings, bills of materials, design and functional specifications
  • Led project test solution teams.
  • Troubleshooting, analysis, and problem solving skills experience.
TRAVEL
 
  • Some travel is required, typically up to 10%.


Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.



The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to the job.  They are not intended to be an all-encompassing list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified, Reasonable accommodations to essential functions of the job will be made if necessary.



Requisition Number:
68774BR

Business Group:
Operations & Engineering Services

Job Category:
Engineering and Technicians

Relocation Eligible:
Yes - Domestic

Position Type:
Full Time

No. of Positions:
1

Work State/City:
Milwaukee - Wisconsin

Company Overview:
Rockwell Automation, the world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Throughout the world, our flagship Allen-Bradley® and Rockwell Software® product brands are recognized for innovation and excellence.

When you choose Rockwell Automation, you join countless talented employees who have helped us establish our leadership position in the automation industry over the past century.

You join a diverse, inclusive and global community with a passion for innovation. A place where you can partner with great minds and inspiring people. And a corporation backed by the financial strength that drives growth - and career opportunities.

As much as we focus on our customers, we know our employees are key to our success and future. Helping you develop a rewarding career is a top priority. Because when you succeed, we succeed.

EEO Statement:
Rockwell Automation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.



If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process, email our Talent Acquisition representative at (see application details).



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