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Lead Systems Test Engineer

Marshall, Michigan


Job Description

Eaton’s Vehicle division is seeking a Lead Systems Test Engineer to join our team. The position will be based at our Marshall, MI facility.
The Lead Systems Test Engineer is responsible for guiding technical abilities and excellent communication skills. In addition the candidate should possess a combination of in-depth knowledge of Test System Development, Quality Assurance, and solid data analysis and failure analysis skills.
Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.
  • You will work with product engineering to understand customer’s requirements and their implications for testing programs.
  • You will develop, execute and document complex test procedures.
  • You will design and build test fixtures. Devise new ways of fixturing parts for better test efficiency.
  • You will create a database of test fixture designs where all related documentation is captured for quick replication of the fixtures when needed.
  • You will architect, write, and debug LabVIEW/Python with an emphasis on generating code that is organized, structured, documented, maintainable and reusable. Troubleshoot and debug issues with test equipment.
  • You will design of test methods and use of special equipment as required.
  • You will perform data analysis of high speed test data.
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Electrical, Computer, or Systems Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with controls software development, test automation, or test equipment design/development.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now and in the future.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree major in Mechanical, Electrical, Computer, or Systems Engineering preferred.
  • Automotive/Vehicle, Aerospace, or Industrial Automation experience is preferred.
  • 7 years' experience with controls, software development, test automation, or test equipment design/development.
  • iTest data acquisition and controls experience in the automotive industry
  • Ability to use CAD program for fixture design and development.
  • Experience developing data acquisition and control systems using National Instruments and MATLAB respectively.
Position Success Criteria:
  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time.
  • Knowledge and experience with Vector CAN tools, i.e. CANape and CANalyzer.
  • Experience writing clear and concise test procedures and SOPs.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, reporting, and problem solving skills.
  • Strong competency in customer focus, leadership, technical/functional excellence and the ability to champion change.

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: Individual Contributor
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: 052062