• Test Engineer

    Fortive CorporationChandler, AZ 85286

    Job #1365323537

  • Test Engineer II/III

    This position will create and execute test plans within the test engineering department. The department also performs integrated system tests. This position will also be called upon to assist the engineering group in the development of test plans for engineering and the manufacturing group in the development of test plans for manufacturing and to manage and expedite those test programs. Provides technical expertise in testing and product knowledge.

    Roles and Responsibilities:

    Section A:

    • Participate in completing Process Safety Management (PSM) activities for new and existing processes to ensure all safety considerations are addressed with sufficient countermeasures assuring personnel safety and environmental compliance.

    • Supports activities to generate required technical inputs for proposals including but not limited to; Applicable data deliverable definitions, testing cost estimates and other technical support to Program Management, Applications Engineering and Business Development.

    • Actively participates in Sales Order Kick Off (SOKO) meetings. Completes a thorough review of proposed vs. contracted testing requirements necessary to complete the job prior to the scheduled SOKO meeting. Completes work to close any requirement gaps identified at the SOKO meeting prior to the work order release of the job to the production floor.

    • Actively participates in Sales Order Close Out (SOCO) meetings. Document technical lessons learned throughout the life of the contract; e.g. test issues, test material or specification obsolescence, etc. Items identified in these meetings will be incorporated into action items on or before award of the next contract. Lessons learned should drive corrections or improvements for any future contracts

    • Provide supervision in fabrication of testing and test control apparatus and equipment.

    • Directs and coordinates activities relevant to development, identification, procurement, installation, verification, and calibration of upgraded test equipment and instrumentation and control devices required to test, record, and reduce test data.

    • Determines conditions, and schedules under which tests are to be conducted. 8. Generates qualification test plans, procedures and reports (QTP's and QTR's).

    • Generates Acceptance Test Procedures (ATP's).

    • Participate in mechanical fixture design to include vibration and shock holding fixtures.

    • Participate in electronic test fixture design as required.

    • Analyzes and interprets test data and preparation of test reports for submittal to management and PacSci EMC customers.

    • Confers with engineering and technical personnel to resolve testing problems, such as product or system malfunctions, equipment problems, incomplete test data, and/or data interpretation.

    • Participate in team efforts in the area of test efficiency and cycle time reduction.

    • Train technicians to perform product testing.

    • Generate Work Orders, Statements of Work and Requisition for sub-contracted testing.

    • Interface with sub-contractor representatives to insure that PacSci EMC requirements and schedules are met.

    • Perform other related duties as assigned

    • Perform other related duties as assigned


    Section B.

    • BS degree in Engineering

    • Electro-mechanical experience preferred.

    • Experience in VHDL programming is a plus.

    • Experience in the aerospace or energetic materials field, preferably in a production atmosphere.

    • Knowledge of Quality systems and practices a must.

    • Good working knowledge of MS Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Working knowledge of Access, Visio and Project a plus.

    • Interpersonal skills promoting effective interaction with other staff, customers and suppliers.

    • Test Engineer II:

    • Responsibilities and duties as outlined in Section A and Section B.

    • Champions 5S, Continuous Improvement and LEAN.

    • Ability to work with minimal supervision in prioritizing and performing daily work supporting factory deliverables. May require close supervision and direction on complex or difficult tasks/efforts

    • Actively participate in problem solving teams related to anomalies that manifest during production and testing as well as customer complaints or field returns.

    • Participates in capital acquisition tasks for test equipment and/or test facility modifications.

    • 3-7 years of experience in the aerospace or energetic materials field, preferably in a production atmosphere. Knowledge of Quality systems and practices a must. Computer knowledge required.

    • Test Engineer III:

    • Responsibilities and duties as outlined in Section A, Section B and Test Engineer II

    • Ability to work independently in prioritizing daily work supporting factory deliverables. Requires little to no supervision and direction on complex or difficult tasks/efforts. May provide technical guidance and mentorship to lower level engineers

    • SME in the area of 5S, Continuous Improvement and LEAN.

    • Adept at using Visual to setup Engineering Masters for test cards.

    • Performs test data trend analysis to optimize test parameters and to provide feedback to Design Engineering when data is not optimal.

    • Demonstrated ability to lead team efforts for capital acquisitions of test equipment or facility modifications.

    • Understanding of cost accounting (SPI/CPI) and Program Management for test programs.

    • Possesses working knowledge in prescribed company business systems

    • 7-10 years of experience in the aerospace or energetic materials field, preferably in a production atmosphere. Knowledge of Quality systems and practices a must. Computer knowledge required

    Fortive is a diversified industrial growth company comprised of global businesses that are recognized leaders in attractive markets. With more than $6 billion in annual revenues, Fortive's well-known brands hold leading positions in field instrumentation, transportation, sensing, product realization, automation and specialty, and franchise distribution.

    Fortive is headquartered in Everett, Washington and employs a team of more than 24,000 research and development, manufacturing, sales, distribution, service and administrative employees in more than 40 countries around the world. Our team grows by tackling challenges that accelerate progress and further their careers. With a culture rooted in continuous improvement, the core of our company's operating model is the Fortive Business System. For more information please visit: ~~~.

    Pacific Scientific Energetic Materials Company (PacSci EMC), a Fortive Corporation (NYSE: FTV) operating company, makes critical missions possible. From concept to demonstration to delivery, we provide leading-edge energetic materials, devices and subsystems for use in military and commercial applications. With engineering and manufacturing capability in Arizona and California, our associates work together to solve the toughest technical challenges with a dedication to Safety First, Quality Every TimeTM. We enable success for innumerable missions on a daily basis, impacting the lives of military personnel, law enforcement officers, commercial airline pilots, astronauts, and oil field operators. For nearly a century, PacSci EMC's experience and expertise has been relied upon in the times When Milliseconds MatterTM. For more information, go to ~~~.

    PacSci EMC is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, sex, religion, age, national origin, color, disability, or veteran status. Nonetheless, pursuant to our subcontractor status on highly sensitive national security matters, Mechanical Assemblers and all other floor personnel who frequently shift cell assignments, as well as any personnel directly working with the following contract are subject to the following contractual provision: THAAD PRIME Flowdowns (H-Clauses) H-42 FOREIGN PERSONS, paragraph D., "All employees of all entities that make up the Contractor's team, whether subcontractors, consultants, or anyone who works with or on behalf of the Contractor will be citizens of the U.S." Accordingly, only U.S. citizens will be qualified to fill these roles. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

    "The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Fortive Corporation. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as a Fortive Company. Fortive Corporation and all Fortive Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and other characteristics protected by law. The "EEO is the Law" poster is available at: ~~~. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call ~~~ or e-mail ~~~ to request accommodation."

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