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Eaton Corporation eMobility Senior Test Engineer in Tualatin, Oregon

Eaton’s expanding eMobility Division is currently seeking a Senior Test Engineer to join our team in Tualatin, OR. This position will work with automotive low voltage and high voltage EV products. Relocation and Sponsorship is not available for this role.

We make the electric revolution work. Every day, we work to improve people’s lives and the environment by making power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable.

Preparing for the electrified future of mobility takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

Eaton’s eMobility segment is collaborating with companies around the globe to innovate the transportation technologies of the future, creating efficient vehicles that travel faster, farther, and safer at a lower overall cost to the consumer and the environment.

Position Overview:

In this role, the Test Engineer is responsible for the execution of product test, data acquisition and the reporting of component performance for eMobility products designed in Tualatin. You will work with the internal product teams and lab systems test engineer to understand testing requirements for various products. You will lead the test system build and validation of the completed test system. You will document the resulting test and train lab technicians to run sample testing during the initial customer sample build phase.

In this function you will:

  • Support test system build process for new Eaton Inverter / Power Distribution and other products in development.

  • Support RFQ activities with estimates of manhours and equipment needs for required testing.

  • Confirm with validation engineering the number of samples, fixtures and test wire harnesses needed to complete the requested testing.

  • From the test plan and DVP&R, create detailed test instructions that will direct technicians how to carry out the testing.

  • Work with the lab management to establish a testing schedule for each test request.

  • Review and sign-off test setups prior to the start of testing. This includes checking that equipment used has proper calibration dates.

  • Where there is data out of the acceptance range, lead the analysis to reach a conclusion as to whether there was an actual part failure.

  • Communicate the status of test, including notification of any anomalies and confirmed part failures.

  • Organize, analyze, and summarize testing data to incorporate into test reports.

  • Interface with key stakeholders (Co-located, nationally, and internationally) in program management and engineering to ensure the completion of projects on time and on budget in alignment with programs. Identify risk areas and elevate concerns as appropriate to mitigate the risks.

  • Direct lab technician activities for test setup, execution, and reporting.

  • Ensure that test system designs consider all of Eaton’s electrical safety requirements for users.

  • Proactively implement, promote, and maintain a safe working environment, through diligence in accident prevention, investigation, equipment maintenance and Zero Incident culture enforcement.

  • Maintain a collaborative working relationship with various internal groups (systems, electrical and software engineering, manufacturing, supplier development and quality) and external groups (customers, suppliers, etc).

  • Support, communicate and reinforce the mission, values, and culture of the organization.

  • Apply appropriate Eaton Business System (EBS) processes and problem-solving tools.

    Qualifications

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Systems Engineering from an accredited institution required.

  • Minimum three (3) years of electrical and software development for test applications, controls, test automation, or test equipment design/development experience in new product development of automotive or industrial, transportation-based products.

  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this role. All candidates considered must live within 50 miles of Tualatin, OR. Active-Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

  • Ability to work in the US without immediate or future Visa Sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5 years' experience with controls, software development, test automation, or test equipment design/development preferred

  • Working knowledge of automotive industry preferred.

  • Experience with various software tools (LabVIEW, Python, C compilers, programming environments, programming stations).

  • Working knowledge of automotive and serial data protocols (I2C, SPI, CAN, J1939, LIN)

  • Problem solving skills: RedX, 8D, Fishbone, PDCA, FRACAS.

  • Experience working in a power electronics laboratory building, developing, and testing new products

  • Experience with troubleshooting test equipment and test systems

  • Ability to use CAD program for fixture design and development.

  • Experience developing data acquisition and control systems using National Instruments and MATLAB respectively.

  • iTest/CANape/LabVIEW data acquisition and controls experience a plus

  • Experience writing clear and concise test procedures and SOPs.

  • Excellent communication, collaboration, reporting, analytical, and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong ethics, values, as well as the ability to influence and impact others’ decision making

  • Working knowledge of automotive standards (SAE, ISO, IATF)

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Eaton considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws. To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call 412-893-3600 or send an email to: AccommodationsForApplying@Eaton.com What you will get from usEaton’s mission is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. We provide sustainable solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power – more safely, more efficiently and more reliably. 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 day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours. Eaton’s 2020 revenues were $17.9 billion, and we sell products to customers in more than 175 countries. We have approximately 85,000 employees.We make work exciting, engaging and meaningful for our employees through our dedication to tackling some of the toughest power management challenges on the planet and by never losing sight of what matters. Our culture is built on a strong commitment to practicing our core values and supporting our employees with the tools they need to succeed. We pledge to always foster a diverse and inclusive environment, including inclusion resource groups that bring together employees who share a common purpose, interest or background. In the past year, our company has received top employment recognition by the Human Rights Campaign and almost fifty percent of our Board of Directors represented diverse groups. When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.We have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the recent announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company’s operations by at least 50 percent by 2030. We are ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and committed to learning. We are confident we can deliver on our promise to improve the quality of life and the environment because of the attributes that our employees embody.We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Job: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

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: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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