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Test Cell Supervisor

Galesburg, Michigan


Job Description

Eaton’s Vehicle Division Headquarters is seeking a Test Cell Supervisor. The Test Cell Supervisor  will be based in Galesburg, MI.
Positon Overview:
The Test Cell Supervisor  will be responsible for driving common processes, tools and technical expertise across the organization, assist in defining laboratory strategy, and leveraging technical resources and assets within the Test COE lab.
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Provide leadership for technician team though staffing, test scheduling, defining expectations, providing appropriate training and development opportunities, coaching, and performance management.
  • Leverage state of the art tools, methods and processes to improve and create common test systems, methodology, and core technical competencies across Test COE operations.
  • Design, document, configure, and implement complex test procedures as required on component level test stands and large dynamometers for commercial vehicle transmission testing.
  • Program and maintain various test stand software and programs.
  • Analyze data, provide insight, and report out on performance of tests and specimens.
  • Contribute to capital and resource demands for VG CoE testing operations.
  • Interact with product teams and outside suppliers on testing needs and implementation…
  • Perform failure analysis, investigates and troubleshoots issues, coordinates with cross functional team to ensure project objectives are met.
  • Prepare/review documents including cost estimates, appropriation requests, project schedules, design and instruction specifications, operating manuals, and technical reports.
  • Develop and improve lab procedures and advise product engineering as to test and design product improvements.
  • Work with product and test engineering team to design, assemble, and conduct tests to evaluate current and future products.
  • Support and implement Eaton’s environmental, health, and safety policies and initiatives.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors of Science Degree from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in manufacturing, engineering, or test environments.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now and in the future.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Physics or Computer Science from an accredited institution
  • Master’s degree in Engineering or Business.
  • 1 year of experience managing people.
  • Experience in testing powertrain components and/or systems in a lab environment.
  • Experience in collecting and analyzing test data.
  • Experience in software development (C, VB, LabVIEW, etc.).
  • Experience with Controller Area Networks (e.g. SAE-J1939).
  • Experience with test stands and large dynamometers.
Position Criteria:
  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time.
  • Demonstrate use of unique skills and technical knowledge to lead multiple projects while working with regional and global lab teams.
  • Understand and incorporate external trends into relevant projects.

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: VEH Vehicle Group

Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 047270