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Senior Test Engineer

Engineering and Architecture

Aerospace Engineer


Tualatin, Oregon, United States

Eaton’s IS VEH EMB division is currently seeking a Senior Test Engineer.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $77249.97 - $113299.96 a year.

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

What you’ll do:

Eaton’s expanding Automotive eMobility Division is currently seeking a Test Engineer to join our team in Tualatin, OR. This position will work with automotive / commercial low voltage and high voltage EV products including inverters, converters, BDU, PDU, PDC. Relocation and Sponsorship is not available for this role.

Position Overview:

In this role, the Test Engineer is responsible for the execution of product test, data acquisition and the reporting of component performance for eMobility products designed in Tualatin. You will work with the internal product teams and lab systems test engineer to understand testing requirements for various products. You will lead the test system build and validation of the completed test system. You will document the resulting test and train lab technicians to run sample testing during the initial customer sample build phase.

In this function you will:

• Support test system build process for new Eaton Inverter / Power Distribution and other products in development.

• Support RFQ activities with estimates of manhours and equipment needs for required testing.

• Confirm with validation engineering the number of samples, fixtures and test wire harnesses needed to complete the requested testing.

• From the test plan and DVP&R, create detailed test instructions that will direct technicians how to carry out the testing.

• Work with the lab management to establish a testing schedule for each test request.

• Review and sign-off test setups prior to the start of testing. This includes checking that equipment used has proper calibration dates.

• Where there is data out of the acceptance range, lead the analysis to reach a conclusion as to whether there was an actual part failure.

• Communicate the status of test, including notification of any anomalies and confirmed part failures.

• Organize, analyze, and summarize testing data to incorporate into test reports.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Systems Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum three (3) years of electrical and software development for test applications, controls, test automation, or test equipment design/development experience in new product development of automotive or industrial, transportation-based products .
  • Basic working knowledge of test equipment such as AC/DC electronic loads, AC/DC power supplies, DMMs, Keysight/NI DAQs, Oscilloscopes
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in US without company sponsorship, now or in the future.
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this role, candidates must be located within 50 miles of Tualatin.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Python programming preferred.
  • Working knowledge of GIT and GitHub. Ability to read and convert between binary, decimal and hexadecimal numbers.
  • Working knowledge of automotive industry.
  • Experience using automotive and serial data protocols I2C, SPI, CAN, J1939, LIN.
  • Problem solving skills: RedX, 8D, Fishbone, PDCA, FRACAS.
  • Experience working in a power electronics laboratory building, developing, and testing new products.
  • Experience using AC/DC electronic loads, AC/DC power supplies, DMMs, Keysight/NI DAQs, Oscilloscopes.
  • Experience with troubleshooting test equipment and test systems .
  • Experience with CAD program (AutoCAD Electric, Ultium) for test system schematics and fixture design.
  • Experience developing data acquisition and control systems using National Instruments, MATLAB.
  • Experience writing clear and concise test procedures and SOPs .
  • Working knowledge of automotive standards (SAE, ISO, IATF) .
  • Basic Knowledge using Power BI for data analysis.
  • LabVIEW certification (CLAD or higher) a plus.

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