Test Engineer at Smiths Interconnect in Kansas City, Kansas

Posted in Other 23 days ago.

Job Description:

Test Engineer

Location: North America, USA, Kansas City
Division: Interconnect
Job Function: Engineering

Job Description

Designs, develops and executes tests and analysis for prototyping, design verification and qualification of existing and new products that includes engineering test fixtures and test systems as needed.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Support, contribute and promote a safe work environment.

  • Works under limited supervision to plan, develop and execute qualification and test of engineering designs to customer and/or industry specifications.

  • Recommends equipment for test and develops solutions for systems to improve efficiencies in the testing environment.

  • Interprets customer specifications and writes test procedures to qualify new and existing products.

  • Notifies stakeholders of at risk events or test failures in a timely manner.

  • Keeps projects on time and notifies stakeholders of slippage of agreed upon timelines.

  • Designs and develops fixtures for testing and characterization of engineering designs.

  • Procures items needed for test and development of product.

  • Sources and monitors external labs performing test or evaluation to ensure adherence to specifications.

  • Determines effectiveness of test procedures and methods ensuring adherence to specifications.

  • Reviews test data for accuracy, quality and fidelity prior to delivery to stakeholders.

  • Prepares test and failure reports and can articulate and present results to stakeholders in a professional manner.

  • Responsible for prototyping and evaluation of new products in leading edge applications.

  • Specify tooling and equipment needed to support the production build.

  • Demonstrate behaviors consistent with company policies.

Diversity & Inclusion

We believe that different perspectives and backgrounds are what make a company flourish. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, economic status, disability, age, or any other legally protected characteristics. We are proud to be an inclusive company with values grounded in equality and ethics, where we celebrate, support, and embrace diversity.

The Individual

  • Bachelors degree or better in Electrical Engineering or equivalent

  • 0-5 years of related engineering work experience.

  • Preferred knowledge of statistical methods and tools to determine product adherence to specification.

  • Preferred understanding of electromechanical products

  • Preferred knowledge of MIL-Spec and other Space/Defense/Aerospace/Medical industry specifications.

  • Preferred experience of performing Root Cause Analysis utilizing standard problem solving tools and methodologies.

  • Knowledge of 3D modeling using drawing and simulation packages.

  • Experienced in programming with VB.NET, VBA, and Labview.

  • Proficient in the use of MS Excel, Powerpoint, Word, and Project

About Smiths

At Smiths we apply leading-edge technology to design, manufacture and deliver market-leading innovative solutions that meet our customers' evolving needs, and touch the lives of millions of people every day. We are a FTSE100, global business of around 23,000 colleagues, based in 55 countries. Our solutions have a real impact on lives across the planet, enabling industry, improving healthcare, enhancing security, advancing connectivity and supporting new homes. Our products and services are often critical to our customers' operations, while our proprietary technology and high service levels help create competitive advantage. We welcome colleagues with a curious mind, who are happy with responsibility, enjoy a challenge and are attracted by the idea of working at a business with an almost 170 year history of innovation, and five global divisions, all experts in their field.

About Smiths Interconnect

Smiths Interconnect is a leading provider of technically differentiated electronic components, subsystems, microwave and radio frequency products that ensure high speed, secure connectivity of critical applications in the defence, aerospace, communications and industrial markets. Our microwave technology is used in radar, communication and surveillance systems that are mission-critical and operate in extreme environments in aerospace and defence. Our microwave components and connectors ensure optimal performance, durability and safety of space satellites. Our semi-conductor test products are used to test highly sophisticated semi-conductors and electronic circuits in communication systems, gaming products and computing devices. Our in-flight antenna systems give passengers internet connectivity gate-to-gate on planes around the world. Our connector and cable solutions ensure reliability of critical medical equipment, and safe operation of trains and transport systems.One of five divisions of Smiths Group, Smiths Interconnect employs over 2000 people. We have a global presence selling our products in over 50 countries with manufacturing facilities in nine countries and offices across North America, Europe and Asia.