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Mechanical Test Engineer

PDS Tech is seeking a Mechanical Test Engineer for an open position in Indianapolis IN

The ideal candidate will support various duties such as calibration, maintenance, installation and repair of Test Facilities Instrumentation, including computer-based data acquisition systems.

The work is either done in the Test Facilities or on bench in a workshop environment.

The candidate will be responsible for ensure effective test operations which include developing test plans, troubleshooting test issues, and verifying test data
  • Understands the fundamentals of heat transfer, fluid dynamics, and thermodynamics
  • Understands material science fundamentals
  • Design of experiments and data analysis technique knowledge
  • Experience with technical computing; Matlab, Modelica, or Python
  • Proficient with Microsoft; Excel, Project, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with diverse audiences including cross functional team members, senior leaders, global suppliers, and external customers including service managers and technicians.
  • Self-starter with ability to learn quickly
  • Experience working in a team environment
  • Organized with strong attention to detail
  • Collaborate with lab technicians and engineering to complete performance testing, reliability testing and agency testing requirements
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to ensure robust test planning and execution across multiple development programs
  • Lead efforts to decrease test cycle time and increase productivity
  • Work closely with engineering teams to provide innovative solutions for data acquisition and test
  • Ensure compliance with ISO standards and documentation
  • Update standard work documents for new and existing procedures
  • Drive continuous improvement
  • Work with lab personnel, global supplier development teams and their associated management teams to ensure successful completion of test plans and unit builds
  • Identify and escalate process bottlenecks and barriers to ensure projects move quickly
  • Purchasing lab supplies or preparing ordering lists for lab equipment operations.
  • Responsible for test article inventory and build
  • In collaboration with Quality organization, accurately report and act on any product safety risk identified or notified
  • Willingness to take on any task or project that will benefit the group or company


Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering

Job Number: 2110130502
Job Location: INpolis, IN
Duration: 24 months
Input Date: 05/07/2021
Last Updated: 06/15/2021
Attention: Stephanie Spolzino
Address: 50 FOUNDERS PLAZA STE 304
City, State: EAST HARTFORD, CT 06108
Phone: 860/289-2643
800 Phone: 866/636-4723
Fax Phone: 800/556-5284

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