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Test & Validation Engineer- eMobility

Port Coquitlam, Canada


Job Description

Eaton’s eMobility Segment is currently seeking a Test and Validation Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Port Coquitlam, BC facility in Canada.
The Test & Validation Engineer manages the Validation Process activities during the product design cycle from product concept to production launch, through definition, implementation, and documentation of design verification and validation testing on new products and updates to existing products. The incumbent is a key contributing member of the project team and must be able to work well with team members of all levels in Sales and Marketing, Customer Service, Engineering, Product Management and other Eaton teams.

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 be responsible for requirements analysis and testability review
  • You will provide effort and schedule estimates and manage critical path tasks to ensure on time test completion
  • You will develop validation test plans and detailed test procedures using different methods as needed e.g. success based test methods, extended life test methods, test to failure test methods, and overstress test methods, etc.
  • You will work with the teams concerned to identify causes of non-conformance and participate and contribute to design reviews, DFMEA, code reviews, etc.
  • You will design and build test hardware and software necessary to validate the products. This includes, but not limited to, developing test methods and specifying test fixtures, writing test software & scripts, designing cables, and applying engineering guidance as required.
  • You will manage external test laboratories to conduct tests to achieve certifications by specifying the standards and applicable tests, preparing test samples, providing product information, and approving test reports
  • You will specify Production Test System (PTS) requirements, test plans, and manage the subcontractor from RFQ evaluation to acceptance testing to deliver the PTS to production as part of the product launch
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:
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or computer science with a strong focus on electronic systems from an accredited institution
  • Seven years of engineering experience in testing & validation of electronic control equipment
  • Experience in RF technologies, testing, and measurements
  • Experience in testing embedded industrial control systems
  • Experience with Production Test System design and support
  • Familiar with engineering design and development processes 
Position Success Criteria:
  • Strong professional and technical competence
  • Be responsible and self-managed, with strong leadership skills driving self and organization to improve performance, be a team player, and display a high level of maturity. Willing to accept challenges, be customer focused, and highly motivated.
  • Experience with design of automated test systems to test hardware and software to shorten test task duration
  • Experience with product and software release management
  • Familiar with certification standards (FCC, IC, CE, ESD, EMC, IP ratings, shock & vibration, etc.)
  • Experience and knowledge with handling laboratory electrical equipment for test and debugging
  • Experience with basic circuit design and knowledge in microprocessor
  • Programming experience in C/C++, LabView, etc.
  • Strong working knowledge of computers and MS Office applications
  • Familiar with test equipment: e.g. DMM, power supply, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzer, environmental test chamber, etc.
  • Experience with hand tools, soldering, and wiring techniques
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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 – Canada
Organization: VEH EMB eMobility

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?: No
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 058221