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Test Engineer (Aerospace)

  • ID: 496472
  • Posted: 11/23/2021
  • Location: Elyria, OH
  • Category: Pro - Engineering
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Duration: Direct Placement


Acara Solutions, one of the Nation's largest engineering staffing and services organizations, is helping our national aerospace, space & DoD contractor client find a Test Engineer to join their plant west of Cleveland, OH. This is a salaried direct position with full benefits. 

This is an onsite position.

The Test Engineer is responsible for design, coordination, and direction of engineering test projects under the guidance of a supervising manager.  This involves design, set-up and running engineering tests; program coordination with other departments, vendors and test agencies; technical supervision and guidance of test technicians.

  • Provide technical support and planning of bid packages when required
  • Design test set-ups from written or verbal specifications; Select and procure equipment necessary to obtain desired results and accuracy; Build test set-ups and perform testing to maintain test schedules; Provide analysis and visual inspection of all set-ups for correct design and for safe operation
  • Design, program and trouble-shoot computer/data acquisition systems necessary for automated pump and motor/controller testing; Provide written documentation, configuration control, and validation of all programs generated; Write software for test data analysis
  • Support Production Test in design of new test equipment and troubleshooting of existing equipment
  • Review Company and customer test procedures for completeness and to ensure cost control such that desired results are obtainable
  • Provide estimate of hours necessary to perform test activities
  • Provide design package consisting of written description, detailed wiring and hydraulic schematics, pictures, component lists, etc., such that set-ups can be accurately reconstructed; Assure that test data generated is neat, organized, accurate, and archived properly
  • Actively engage in 5S practices to ensure a clean, neat, organized, and efficient working environment (Test Lab and office area); Direct and participate in housekeeping practices; Assure proper storage and management of test equipment
  • Write operating procedures, testing procedures, and test reports; Adhere to company procedures (RSPs, safety procedures, dept. procedures, guidelines of conduct, etc.)
  • Define/understand/comply with company and regulatory guidelines to assure safe operating environment
  • Create and maintain test schedules
Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in electrical or mechanical engineering or similar technical Bachelor's degree
  • Min 5 years of test engineering experience (ideally in an aerospace, automotive, medical device or DoD environment or similar regulated industry)
  • Min 2 years of experience or strong understanding of testing hydraulic, electronic, or pneumatic devices; including understanding of Vibration Theory, vibration fixture design and test methods; and understanding of instrumentation techniques and data acquisition for testing 
  • Min 5 years of experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint 
  • Min 1 year of experience using CAD modeling tools (ideally Solidworks)

This is an ITAR facility - U.S. Persons required 

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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