Element Materials Technology

Test Engineer

Job Locations US-FL-Jupiter
ID
2021-6893

Overview

Element has an opportunity for an Test Engineer to design and implement the tests conducted on customer products by creating the technical road map that satisfies the customer requirements. Test Engineers work closely with Test Technicians and customers and act as the technical guide as the program moves through each phase.

 

Responsibilities

  • Leads engineering efforts related to complex aerospace product qualification test programs
  • Designs and implements functional test rigs and systems that support safe, accurate, and efficient test execution often requiring 2D schematics, 3D models, and drawings for fabrication using AutoCAD and/or SolidWorks
  • Provides regular technical and schedule adherence updates to customer liaisons and Department Manager
  • Understands and controls all technical aspects of the test programs
  • Utilizes sensors, module based software (e.g. DASYLab), and control theory to develop complete data acquisition and control systems
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of test standards, product test procedures, and instrumentation
  • Works closely with Test Technicians to observe and record test setup, progression, and results. Organizes and documents data for each assigned project in the project’s test log
  • Interacts with customers during the testing process, periodically assists with troubleshooting and development and schedule modifications
  • Researches and orders equipment based on immediate needs while maintaining facility standards
  • Conducts commissioning and/or testing of systems, especially for large, complex, or unique programs
  • Leads troubleshooting efforts required during commissioning phase of test program
  • Utilizes facility resources including fuel, liquid and gaseous nitrogen, propane, compressed air, and cooling water
  • Produces high quality written test reports that detail test processes and results to meet client expectations, applicable standards, and are appropriate for their intended audience. This includes selecting photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams, and charts to be included in publications
  • Applies the principals of 5S (Sort, Set In Order, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain) in the performance of daily work responsibilities to ensure a clean, orderly, and safe work area
  • Abides by and ensures that all duties are performed in accordance with all Safety, Health, and Environmental (SHE), Trade Compliance, and Quality practices, policies, and regulations
  • Maintains customer confidentiality at all times

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Aeronautical Engineering from a four year college or university plus two (2) to four (4) years of non-test related engineering experience or one (1) year of experience in a test environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Self-disciplined and self-motivated
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Ability to maintain professional candor at all times and remain calm when faced with mounting pressure related to deadlines and multiple priorities
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills to meet a variety of communication needs. Strong and effective interpersonal skills that foster open upward and downward communication built on mutual respect
  • Ability to interface with customers to determine their needs and provide a satisfactory outcome
  • Experience working with Quality Management Systems (i.e. ISO 17025 and ITAR Regulations) and Trade Compliance Regulations (i.e. ITAR or EAR) is desired but not required
  • Proven ability to create and maintain strong professional relationships built on trust
  • Ability to interpret and adhere to the requirements of customer specifications
  • Independent thought and problem solving abilities including mechanical creativity and resourcefulness
  • Ambition to be productive individually and as part of a team
  • Exhibit professional sense of organization, cleanliness, and presentation

NOTE:  This position requires access to export-controlled commodities, technical data, technology, software, and services.  U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), or U.S. Government export authorization is required. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the employer obtaining the necessary export authorization, including, if required, an export license from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security, the U.S. Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, or other applicable government agency.

 

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Company Overview

We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration businesses in the world.

 

We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.

 

Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.

 

Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.

 

We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

  • Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe
  • Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing
  • Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do
  • Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers

When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY.  We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.

 

All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

TIC Council Statement

Element is proud to be a full member of the Testing, Inspection & Certification Council (the “TIC Council”), an international association representing independent testing, inspection and certification companies. 

 

Members of the TIC Council must implement and abide by the TIC Council Compliance Code. Element has therefore issued an overarching Code of Conduct which is supported by our Compliance Programme. A copy of the Code of Conduct and more information about our Compliance Programme can be found in the Governance and Integrity section of www.element.com

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