Senior Test Engineer // 0048

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This position will perform a full range of technical work, including writing new test procedures, sign-off test reports, draft laboratory management policies & procedures, test report templates, measurement uncertainty budgets, and inter-laboratory correlation studies.  This position also runs laboratory empirical investigations resolving component-level root-cause analysis.


  • Plans, conducts, and coordinates a broad range of complex engineering technical assignments requiring in-depth knowledge of foundation brake hardware and laboratory testing techniques, including inertia dynamometer, and strain gage measurement.
  • Regarded as a foundation brake hardware technical expert in laboratory test methods.
  • Will be a support resource to other departments requiring vehicle test support.
  • Will direct and coordinate laboratory activities of other test engineers or technicians on specific assignments.
  • Has appreciable latitude for independent action and decision.
  • The position is non-supervisory.


  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or similar is required.
  • Ten years minimum experience with foundation brake hardware testing within the automotive or commercial vehicle industries is required.
  • Six Sigma experience is strongly preferred.
  • 8D process experience and demonstrated implementation of PCA solutions will be highly regarded.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills. E.g., DFSS, 8D.
  • DFMEA and DVP&R processes.
  • Able to write test procedures and test plans.
  • Knowledge of ISO17025 a plus.
  • Knowledge of air brake systems a plus.
  • Experience running brake tests on inertia dynamometer.

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