Sr. Test Engineer Motion Control and Machine Vision
Starkey Hearing Technologies - Eden Prairie, MN

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Are you a test engineer and want to use your experience innovating products that change the world? If you answered yes, Starkey Hearing Technologies has the position just for you! Starkey Hearing Technologies is headquartered on a 47+ acre campus located in Eden Prairie, MN rewarding employees with beautiful, on-site walking trails. But that’s not all, Starkey has two cafés with outdoor terraces, four weeks PTO, excellent medical and dental coverage, 401k, ESOP, adopt-a-highway programs, community involvement and so much more. Known worldwide for its celebrity endorsements and annual gala, Starkey’s Hearing Foundation supports the gift of hearing and has donated over 110,000 hearing aids globally in 2011 alone, supporting our mission: “So the world may hear”. Voted one of the nation’s Top Workplaces in 2012, Starkey is changing lives the world over. This Sr. Test Engineer has responsibility for the identification, conception, specification, design, develop, troubleshoot, document, and support of custom automation sub-systems for hearing aid component and circuit electrical test and vision inspection. Duties include:
Capture and formalize equipment requests and develop design specifications
Design, integrate and program control systems including robots, servo drives, vision, and other specialized machine controls
Maintain current knowledge of key automation suppliers and provide input on the capabilities and status of providers of automation design, system and equipment manufacturing. Evaluate suppliers and make recommendations for selection.
Develop and execute project plan for completion within time and cost estimates
Create training instructions and standard operating procedures for use in equipment implementation
Support manufacturing by performing installation and operational qualification, troubleshooting and modifying existing equipment
Requirements
Education
At least a 4-year college degree in Automation Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related field
Experience
5+ years of experience with motion control and machine vision
Knowledge
Experience in object oriented programming with VB.Net/C#, PLC and UI design using WPF
Multi-axis motion (linear and rotary) control design, integration, programming, tuning and troubleshooting.
Machine vision for inspection and machine guidance
Good understanding of multi-dimensional linear/vector algebra
Field-bus protocols, micro controllers, relays, sensors, actuators and pneumatics
Knowledge of specifications and characterizations of image sensors and camera systems
Experience with image processing and computer vision techniques and libraries
Data logging, database, data analysis and SPC
Mechanical design with Pro-E or other 3D modeling software is preferred

Skills & Abilities
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
Excellent Communication skills, both written and verbal.
Ability to learn new technologies as applied to business requirements
Ability to work on several assignments simultaneoustly
Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team *LI-SH1
Transforming the hearing care industry

Starkey Hearing Technologies is a recognized world leader in high quality audio technology. We serve our customers by providing a broad range of hearing devices that meet a variety of hearing needs. Through unsurpassed customer service practices, we strive to bring a human touch to hearing healthcare. Starkey Hearing Technologies' family of companies includes Audibel, Micro-Tech, NuEar, and Starkey. Starkey Hearing Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Benefits of employment

We offer our full time associates a full benefits package that includes a generous Paid-Time-Off (PTO) plan, Profit Sharing, 401(k), Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), Health and Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability and Flexible Spending. What's more, we're committed to helping our associates attain their full potential through in-house and on-the-job training, and tuition reimbursement.

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