Test Support Engineer

Job Description

Eaton’s Energy Automation Solutions (EAS) division is currently seeking a Test Support Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Juarez Facility

The Test Support Engineer is responsible for helping the team create robust, automated test platforms to validate our highly configurable product offering. Product families include Automated Meter Infrastructure, Demand Response, Substation Automation and Line Sensors. EAS production occurs at Contract Manufacturing (CM) facilities located throughout North America. This position would primarily report to EAS Test Engineering Manager for work priorities, performance and development; with a dotted line management tie to local Eaton Site for HR function.

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.

Some activities related with the position will be:
  • Test System Support:

    • Collaboration with CM engineering for support of existing test system base of 100+ systems. Support happens both remotely and on-site at CM as required. Travel required up to 25%.

    • Level 2 production test support initial analysis of issue (level 1) will be performed by

    • CM Test support personnel.
    • Quality checks and performance audits.
    • Continuous improvements projects to optimize test systems. Yield improvements, failure mode elimination, cycle time reductions, capacity planning, etc.

    • Periodically requires 2nd shift, holiday and weekend work hours to resolve issues.

  • Design for Test:

    • Collaborate closely with Test, HW, FW and Manufacturing teams for DFT and definition of test strategy with emphasis on automation. 

  • Automated Test System Development:

    • Design and procurement of advanced automated test systems for electronic designs at PCBA and final assembly levels.

    • Creation of TestStand and LabVIEW software with emphasis on code that is documented, structured, maintainable and reusable.

    • Data-driven statistical methodologies (Cpk, Ppk, GRR, etc.) for system validation, release and continuous improvement initiatives.


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 in Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution.

  • Minimum 3 or more years’ experience as a test or systems design engineer working on electrical systems.

  • Experience with Design for Test and Manufacturing, PCBA Functional Test, Assembly Test.

  • Authorized to work in the Mexico without company sponsorship.

  • Relocation is not being offered for this position. Candidates must reside within a 50mile-radius of Juarez, MX. 

  • National Instruments LabVIEW and TestStand experience – Certified LabVIEW Associate Developer and Certified TestStand Developer.

  • SQL/MySQL database knowledge

  • Experience in design for test safety to class 3 or 4

  • Familiarity with RF, power electronics and communicating devices

  • IT experience
  • Fluent in Spanish.  

Position Success Criteria:
  • Driven individual with ability to work under pressure while managing competing demands and tight deadlines.

  • Candidate must have strong English communication skills for reporting of technical details or issues in a clear, effective manner.

  • Position requires the ability to periodically be on the manufacturing floor for an extended period of time.

  • Must have or be able to obtain a valid passport for international travel.

  • Strong troubleshooting skills required for both electronic designs and test systems.

  • Ability to read, evaluate, and interpret internal specification documents and develop a comprehensive manufacturing test plan.

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: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: Latin America
Organization: EPG EAS Electrical Automation Solutions

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: Yes, 10 % of the Time