Position Summary :
The Electronics Test Engineer shall be primarily responsible for defining and conducting electronics’ product validation testing for ABS, stability systems, driver assistance systems and tire pressure monitoring systems.
This includes having knowledge of mechanical & electronic hardware, electronics and software for automotive products.
The position requires a hands-on individual with mechanical / electrical skills and knowledge of instrumentation, electrical / electronic controls, pneumatics and test methodology.
The individual must have good verbal and written communication skills and willing to work in a multi-disciplined team environment.
Essential Functions :
Must be enthusiastic, energetic, and exemplify strong professional ethics. Must be, organized and a self-starter.
Ability to communicate well with subordinates, colleagues and management in presenting results of work performed.
Coordinate mechanical, electrical and climatic test activities with internal product engineers for existing and new Electronics’ products;
reviewing and developing Design Validation Plans (DVP’s), creating Test Requests (TR’s), conducting tests and working with product engineers to draw conclusions.
Coordinate test activities with external test facilities; providing specifications, quoting and participating on-site as a test facilitator and witness.
Support work related to development of engineering documents including; design specifications, DFMEAs and DVP&Rs.
Actively participate in product groups’ critical design reviews for product development.
Responsible for developing electronic test fixtures to support product validation.
Become an expert in certain Electronics’ lab test protocols and test standards.
Reading / creating circuit schematic drawings in support of HW product development.
Trouble-shoot circuit boards with standard electronics tools; oscilloscope, multimeter, etc.
Responsible for conducting root cause analysis of Electronics’ components; DV test parts and field returns.
Assist and / or lead efforts to create customer test reports to document special investigations (root cause analysis, etc.).
Use data acquisition equipment to measure various parameters; temperature, pressure, force, humidity, etc.
Responsible for lab safety / ergonomics / housekeeping.
Knowledge and skills :
Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills and a positive / proactive work ethic.
Possesses knowledge-base of common electronic lab tasks and requires limited guidance from engineering resources.
Working knowledge of environmental test standards for the automotive industry.
Experience with diagnostic software and automotive diagnostic interfaces are a plus.
Experience with hand-soldering for surface-mount components on printed circuit boards is a plus.
Experience with intermediate machining as required to build custom test fixtures is a plus.
Capable of prioritizing time / resources / goals and possess strong interpersonal skills to ensure success in a cross-
functional, team environment.
Ability to plan and organize technical projects.
Strong problem solving skills.
Experience in statistical analysis such as Design of Experiment (DOE) methods a plus.
Ability to assimilate data quickly.
Minimum of 2 years of experience in engineering (automotive preferred)
Education / Certifications :
Bachelor Degree in Electronics, Electromechanical or Mechatronics Engineering
Bilingual Spanish / English (100%)