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Test Engineer (Electrical)

North Haven, CT 06473

Posted: 01/12/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 540572 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Top 3 things you are looking for in a candidates experience (please be specific):
  1. Team Player, working with intra- and inter-functional team members
  2. Knowledge in electrical engineering with interest in electro-mechanical designs
  3. Great work ethic, with being a member of a fast pace working environment


Education Required: Junior Electrical Engineer B.S. minimum

Years’ Experience Required: We are fine with an engaged Engineer with no professional work experience.

Will the contractor be working 40 hours a week? If not, weekly estimate? 40 hrs/wk

Does this position require the candidate to be onsite or remote? Onsite

Essential Responsibilities:
• Work in a multi-disciplinary team developing test methods for a complex, electro-mechanical system
• Plan, execute and document system and sub-system tests
• Document tests via test methods and reports
• Validate Test Methods and support test results validation reports
• File documentation, software, or drawings in depository system
• Create quality and safety related documentation to support validity of test and test fixture.
• Support test team by executing verification testing
• Support hardware and electrical engineers with test fixtures
• Train other team members on various testing activities
• Communicate test related activities and results with multi-disciplinary team members

Education & Experience:
• A Bachelor degree in electrical engineering is required.
• One or more years’ experience in medical device product development or equivalent is required.
• Solid understanding of engineering fundamentals and proven hands-on electronic/mechanical skills.
• One or more years’ demonstrated experience and expertise with product testing, test equipment, analysis methodologies and test documentation is preferred.
• Familiarity with standard test equipment such as Instron, imaging scopes, force gauges, data loggers, and CMM is preferred.
• One or more years’ experience in designing fixture, preferable in CREO, is a plus.
• Experience in testing electro-mechanical systems is a plus.

• Demonstrated ability to perform as a contributing member of cross functional teams, including quality, electronic, and mechanical engineers.
• Analytical with strong problem-solving abilities and creative resolution skills
• Proficient in Microsoft office programs including Excel and Word
• Organize and be able to prioritize workload, meet multiple deadlines simultaneously in a fast paced environment
• Strong communication skills [oral and written] including listening; and ability to maintain clear project status and interlocks with internal project teams and external test agencies
• Strong interpersonal skills: function as a “team player” and work constructively and cooperatively with all team members in the best interests of the program.
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