Sustaining Test Engineer II

Benchmark Electronics, Inc - Rochester, MN (30+ days ago)3.5


Sustaining Test Engineer I or II
provides support for test processes on the production floor and product startups.

Essential Functions and Competencies
Provides support for test processes on the production floor and product startups.
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

Qualifications / Education / Experience
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
Level III

Perform all the essential functions and competencies listed above as well as demonstrate the ability to solve and document complex cross-departmental issues using structured problem solving tools

Level I: 0 to 2+ years experience in Manufacturing
Level II: Minimum 5 + years experience in Manufacturing with strong technical and project management experience

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