Responsible for test development and support for new product development (NPI), legacy test equipment, continuation engineering product changes, production support, and equipment replacement.
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.
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.
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. Manage and communicate project timelines and action plans effectively to delivery cost effective test solutions on schedule and budget.
Assist in development and implementation of departmental strategic plans, 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.
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.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:
Bachelor's degree Electrical Engineering (EE), Electrical Engineering Technology(EET), Electrical Engineering/Computer Science (EE/CS), equivalent education, or experience.
A minimum of 5+ years' experience as a test engineer contributor in a team oriented multiple project environment, including design and development of test equipment for production.
Mental and visual ability to independently design, develop and implement software using multiple programming languages (including C, C++, C#, NI Test Stand, Visual Basic, PLC, etc.).
Candidate must have the ability to read and interpret new product designs consisting of electronic circuit schematics, electrical and mechanical equipment design drawings, bills of materials, design and functional specifications.
Knowledge of electronic hardware design processes and mechanical design concepts.
Self-directed and able to adjust to changes in priority and scope.
Excellent troubleshooting, analysis, and problem solving skills.
Good written and verbal communications in English.
Proficient using Microsoft Office programs.
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.
Operations & Engineering Services
Engineering and Technicians
Mequon - Wisconsin
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