Test Engineer in Franklin, WI at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

Date Posted: 1/3/2018

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Job Description


Test Engineer will work from drawings, written and oral instructions, or develop plans to execute prototype builds and product testing. Assignment is to provide direction for the successful completion of developing testing practices, and to ensure compliance to contractual test requirements through the development of processes, plans, procedures, automation, electrical & mechanical testing devices and fixtures.

The ideal candidate would be a highly-skilled electrical engineer with an excellent mechanical aptitude who is a pragmatic problem solver & innovator with a thorough understanding of the use of various tools and equipment for prototyping and testing. The candidate needs the ability to work with everything from raw drawings to detailed CAD models to fabricate close-tolerance parts, as well as jigs and fixtures.


* Performs the set-up, calibration, testing, and troubleshooting of circuits, components, harnesses, instruments, and mechanical assemblies
* Reads and understands technical drawings, procedures, and industry standards
* Performs test process verifications
* Writes test procedures and trains technicians on performing tests
* Provides leadership, training, and mentoring of test engineering technicians
* Participates in closed loop corrective action teams
* Performs failure and root cause analysis, implements corrective action, and verifies effectiveness of corrective action
* Operates programmable quality control equipment
* Assists in product design, development, and production
* Ensures proper test-related documentation is completed, verified, and approved
* Prepares written reports and makes recommendations for procedural changes
* Ensures quality of all incoming & outgoing projects
* Develops new apparatus or fixture designing for testing in a manufacturing environment
* Performs test data analysis
* Uses knowledge of electrical (digital/analog), & RF theory for testing products
* Operates and programs a variety of computer, automated and manual test equipment
* Oversees several projects simultaneously and provide scheduling support to operations
* Automation programming for a variety of equipment
* Assists with pre-sales activities for test project proposal and services capabilities
* Streamlines data gathering, storage, and access to minimize effort required to generate required customer reports
* This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive, and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


* 4-year electrical engineering degree plus 3-5 years of experience or 10+ years in a closely related technical field
* Advanced electrical (digital/analog) & RF theory knowledge
* Advanced automation programming preferred (C, Java, Batch, Lua, Logic)
* Hands-on experience with operation and programming of bench RF/DC/AC test equipment such as Network Analyzers, Signal Generators, Power Meters, Pulse Generators, Oscillo Spectrum Analyzers, HI-Pot Testers & Cable Harness Testers
* Experience with developing production test systems and its subsequent commissioning/training
* Advanced schematic interpretation
* Moderate 3D & 2D CAD designing skills preferred


* The employee must have a working comprehension of the English language complimented with workplace levels of grammar, composition, oral and written communication skills


* Ability to use precision measuring devices
* Solid documentation, organization, and record keeping
* Ability to prioritize and organize tasks daily to meet deadlines
* Ability to train and ensure quality processes will meet the customer requirements
* Demonstrated experience with customer relations: strong communication skills and ability to manage customer's interaction at engineering level
* Comprehensive knowledge of equipment utilized for testing
* Execution of tests in strict accordance with the quality system
* Knowledge of manufacturing processes and procedures
* Personal computer skills

* Moderate to advanced skills using Microsoft Word and Excel
* Moderate skills using Microsoft Access and Powerpoint
* Advanced reading and mathematical skills
* Ability to work under pressure in meeting time schedules
* Must be able to be self-supervised and possess discipline
* Ensures quality of all incoming & outgoing projects
* Strong desire to seek out new alternatives and cost savings improvements
* Must have good interpersonal skills, can coordinate and resolve technical problems and work well in teams
* Accepts and promotes change


Carlisle IT Franklin is a clean facility housing different kinds of machinery, equipment, processes and chemicals which produce potential hazards in the work environment such as: ergonomic, chemical, machine point of operation, and powered industrial vehicle traffic. These hazards are controlled through means of engineering controls, such as machine guarding, and administrative controls, such as safety policies and programs. In certain areas of the facility, employees are required to wear Personal Protective equipment such as Hearing Protection, Safety Glasses, Safety Toe Shoes, and hand protection.


Carlisle Interconnect Technologies is dedicated to identifying and reducing the environmental impact of its operations, activities, and products. It is our commitment to comply with all applicable laws and other regulatory requirements concerning the environment. We are committed to preventing pollution and continually improving our environmental performance in all of our global operations. This will be achieved through a comprehensive Environmental Management System that provides the framework for setting and reviewing environmental objectives and targets of Carlisle Interconnect Technologies.


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