Eaton Corporation Electrical Test Engineer in Galesburg, Michigan

Eaton’s Vehicle Division is seeking a Electrical Test Engineer. The Electrical Test Engineer will be based in Galesburg, MI.

Positon Overview:

The Electrical Test Engineer will be responsible for the design, development, and operation of automated test procedures and systems to evaluate current and future commercial vehicle transmission products.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Leverage state of the art tools, methods and processes to improve and create common test systems, methodology, and core technical competencies across Test COE operations.

  • Design, document, configure, and implement complex test procedures as required on component level test stands and large dynamometers for commercial vehicle transmission testing.

  • Program and maintain various test stand software and programs.

  • Analyze data, provide insight, and report out on performance of tests and specimens.

  • Interact with product teams and outside suppliers on testing needs and implementation.

  • Perform failure analysis, investigate and troubleshoot issues, coordinate with cross functional team to ensure project objectives are met.

  • Prepare/review documents including cost estimates, project schedules, design and instruction specifications, operating manuals, and technical reports.

  • Develop and improve lab procedures and advise product engineering as to test and design product improvements.

  • Work with product and test engineering team to design, assemble, and conduct tests to evaluate current and future products.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Math, or Physics from an accredited institution obtained by December 2018.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now and in the future.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Systems Engineering from an accredited institution.

  • Minimum of 1 years of experience in industry (manufacturing, engineering, or test environments) including co-op and intern experience.

  • 2 years of experience with software development for test applications, controls, software development, test automation, or test equipment design/development .

  • Experience in testing powertrain components and/or systems in a lab environment.

  • Experience in collecting and analyzing test data .

  • Experience in software development (C, VB, LabVIEW, etc.).

  • Experience with Controller Area Networks (e.g. SAE-J1939) .

  • Experience in electrical circuit design.

  • Experience with test stands and large dynamometers.

  • Experience writing clear and concise test procedures and SOPs.

  • AutoCAD Electrical Experience

Position Criteria:

  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time.

  • Excellent communication, collaboration, reporting, analytical, and problem solving skills.

  • Working knowledge of the evaluation methods in the design, development, and debugging of electronic devices.

  • Working knowledge of test tools and equipment to streamline and ensure test coverage and traceability.

  • Proven ability to define functional processes and ensuring consistent application.

  • Strong competency in customer focus, leadership, technical/functional excellence and the ability to champion change.

  • Understand and incorporate external trends into relevant projects.

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.

We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: VEH Vehicle Group

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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