Engineering Test Lab Manager

Direct Hire

Rogers, MN

IQC testing, Quality Assurance, Compliance Testing

 

We are in search of an experienced Engineering Test Lab Manager to add to our team!  This position is primarily responsible for maintaining, overseeing, and expanding an existing Electrical & Environmental Test Lab for Electro-Mechanical relays & switches. Along with designing, building, and maintaining electrical test fixtures to support production testing and offer assistance and support with technical problems in testing and IQC.   

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (other duties may be assigned):
1. Set up and prepare electro-mechanical relays/switches for life testing on test tables with appropriate wire connections.
2. Monitor and record life test data and generate graphs such as MTBF and Weibull curves.
3. Develop and maintain testing fixtures of IQC, Inspection and Test Lab departments, including equipment calibration and certification.
4. Provide recommendations for equipment sourcing, procurement and other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  None

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering or 5-10 years of related experience, with test lab experience           
  • Comfortable working with up to 100A and 300VAC
  • Able to use a variety of tools to create test fixtures as needed
  • Basic computer skills, required
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
 
COMPETENCIES:
• Work Ethic--Self motivator, capable of working with minimal supervision
• Analytical--Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures
• Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
• Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Conserves organizational resources.
• Ethics--Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values
• Internal Customer Service - Works well and professionally with other departments and employees.
• Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
• Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification.
• Organizational support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time.
• Positive Attitude –Demonstrates a positive and enthusiastic attitude with fellow employees, and customers/vendors
• Planning/Organizing--Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
• Problem Solving--Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
• Project Management--Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities
• Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
• Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
• Quality Management--Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
• Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIORNMENT:
• Frequently sit, stand and walk
• Frequently works at a computer
• While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
• The employee may occasionally lift and /or move up to 20 lbs required.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

This position does not qualify for sponsorship.  NO THIRD-PARTY RESUMES PLEASE.  Applicant must be able to prove authorization to work in the US as part of Form I-9 verification.

If you are interested and available for this full-time position, please use the apply process where you found this job or apply directly on our website at the following URL: 
http://www.newtownsolutions.com/show_job.cfm?ID=00003577&SRC=NTS