Senior Test & Development Engineer

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General Description:

This position is engaged developing test methods and procedures for new and existing products.  The products can be in the development, qualification or production stage.  Test related tasks include procedure development, procedure documentation, data acquisition, data reduction and report generation.  The work environment is a combination of R&D lab and office.


This position relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.  Works under general supervision; reports to a manager.  A degree of creativity and latitude is required.


Key Position Requirements:


  • Perform calculations in fluid mechanics, strength of materials, dynamics, stress and heat transfer

  • Develop mathematical models of mechanical systems using software such as Matlab®, Ansys® and Autodesk Inventor®

  • Set up mechanical measurements using pressure transducers, load cells, thermocouples, flow meters, strain gages, etc.

  • Set up data acquisition using digital oscilloscopes, LabVIEW® and MTS TestSuite

  • Perform data reduction and analysis

  • Develop and document product test procedures

  • Direct the activities of technicians and junior engineers

  • Specify and direct the procurement of laboratory equipment and software

  • Develop project schedules for development projects




·         Bachelor’s Degree, Mechanical Engineering Major– Minimum

·         A strong mechanical aptitude

·         5 – 10 years of experience in engineering design, development or test

·         Willingness to travel on a limited basis