Sustaining Test Engineer III in Huntsville, AL at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 11/19/2020

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Sustaining Test Engineer III

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Job Summary

Benchmark Electronics is seeking an experienced Sustaining Test Engineer with at least 8 + years’ experience in product Engineering. This opportunity is located at our Huntsville, AL location.

Come join an industry leader in Electronics Manufacturing. Benchmark offers comprehensive design and manufacturing services to customers around the world. We serve the Medical, Aerospace, Telecom, Energy, Transportation, Computing and Storage markets. You’ve seen our work at the Olympics, the Super Bowl, and in Hollywood. America’s women and men in uniform count on our technical skills to help ensure our country remains safe and the commercial aircraft crisscrossing our skies use products we manufacture. Products we engineer live inside some of the world’s fastest computers and are saving lives every day in hospitals and surgical suites around the globe. As a leading electronics manufacturing solution provider, we identify and work with the world’s best original equipment manufacturers to bring their products to life through design, test development, and electronics manufacturing.

Essential Functions and Competencies
  • Help develop continuous improvement plans for test and assist in continuous improvement implementation
  • Coordinate the installation of production test equipment
  • Perform testing for equipment protocols
  • Perform and coordinate training for test equipment and processes as required
  • Participate in transition teams for product moves between BEI sites as required
  • Aid in the disposition of test capital equipment as required
  • Stay abreast of test equipment and process trends in the electronic manufacturing industry
  • Coordinate the installation of hardware and software updates as required
  • Work with the product and process groups as required to reduce recurring manufacturing defects
  • Demonstrate the ability to solve and document moderately complex cross-departmental issues using structured problem solving tools
  • Develop continuous improvement plans for test and assist in continuous improvement deployment
  • Coordinate the testing for new test equipment protocols
  • Coordinate training for new test equipment and processes as required
  • Propose ideas for custom tooling for overall test process and equipment improvement
  • Maintain contact with test equipment suppliers for hardware and software updates
  • Demonstrate the ability to solve and document complex cross-departmental issues using structured problem solving tools

Qualifications / Education / Experience
  • Understanding of, and use of, University level technical writing, mathematical and statistical tools for equipment justifications, design of experiments and general engineering problem solving
  • Understanding of electrical design principles
  • Effective organization and prioritization skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to complete projects in a timely manner
  • Ability to support a 24/7 global business operation as required
  • Demonstrate discretion, confidentiality, independent judgment and professionalism when representing the company
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, as well as presentation skills
  • Ability to work individually or in teams
  • Understanding of and ability to use continuous improvement tools
  • Ability to travel, including day, overnight and international travel as required
  • Participate in a continuous improvement activity with complete documentation, including a follow up review with the team in a presentation format

  • 8+ years of product engineering experience with highly complex technical projects; 5+ years of experience leading technical projects and cross-functional strategic initiatives; 5+ years in a leadership role

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS: • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

    4 year Engineering or Technical degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by executive management

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    Huntsville, AL, USA

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