Associate Electrical Test Engineer
Veeder Root - Altoona, PA

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OPCO Description

Veeder-Root supplies and integrates the broadest range of new and proven technologies to reduce cost of ownership, enhance environmental integrity, and improve performance and profitability for petroleum marketers and commercial fueling enterprises worldwide. Veeder-Root is the world's leading supplier of automatic tank gauging and fuel management systems and one of the few companies in the industry to design, manufacture and service its own products. Veeder-Root presently has tank monitoring systems in more than 500,000 underground storage tanks around the globe. Veeder-Root products and services are being used to meet the regulatory compliance and business management requirements of major oil companies, large truck fleets, car rental companies, airports, package delivery companies, federal, state and local governments, public utilities, industrial companies, and thousands of small underground and aboveground storage tank owners.

Description

Location

Altoona - minimal travel required.

Purpose of Position

This position

supports daily production operations by applying electrical engineering principles and troubleshooting skills on a diverse range of electrical and electronic test equipment.

Assist and perform multiple engineering assignments that require the application of diversified electrical/test engineering practices.

As required, lead and/or assist test engineers in the design specifications to develop specific test systems for functional acceptance and verification of manufactured products.

Develop skills to advance into more senior engineering roles

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Key Responsibilities

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Analyze and evaluate production requirements for new or modified test equipment methods, processes, and procedures.

Assist test engineers in the documentation and upkeep of test procedures and processes.

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Develop and de-bug functional diagnostic programs for production test equipment and printed circuit boards (PCB’s).

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Interface and provide technical support to production personnel for release of new test programs and procedures (hardware and software).

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Design electronic or mechanical prototype test equipment, order parts and equipment as required, and complete documentation relating to project status, applications, repair, and etc.

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Provide engineering support by troubleshooting problems and implementing timely solutions to maintain continuity of production flow.

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Participate on New Product Development projects and interface with other departments during the development process to ensure design for safety, quality, manufacturability, and cost position.

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Troubleshoot and repair failed PCB’s and field warranty returns as directed.

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Develop, implement and troubleshoot In-Circuit Test (ICT) testing for PCB’s.

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Interface with other manufacturing departments to address and resolve engineering issues.

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Lead and participate in monthly Improvement Workshops (Kaizens).

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Demonstrate the ability to perform as a self-starter to drive continuous improvement efforts in areas of responsibility.

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Continually seek new opportunities to improve both processes and products.

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Component level troubleshooting for PCBA's and related test equipment to support production needs.

Relationships

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Reports to a Focus Factory or Production Manager within the TLS/Environmental Factory

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Works directly with Manufacturing Engineers, Senior Test Engineers, Area Supervisor, Materials Procurement Personnel, Design Engineers, Cell Operators, and Members of Management.

Measures of Performance

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99% On-time Delivery for the

TLS

Department

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Product quality, as measured by warranty incident rates

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Product quality, as measured by internal yield

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Quantity of PCBs (Printed Circuit Boards) that need repaired/root-caused

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Product cost, as measured by scrap dollars for PCBs per month

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Department Safety, as measured by technical audits per month

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Product cost, as measured by productivity improvement projects executed

This position is located at the Altoona, PA facility.

Minimal travel required.

Qualifications

Background and Skills

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Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical/Electromechanical Engineering or Associate’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, and a commensurate level of related experience.

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One (1) to three (3) years of specifically related experience preferred but not required.

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Knowledge of GenRad systems, LabView, Visual Basic, C++, or other software development tools would be beneficial.

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Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products

Personal Trait Profile

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Excellent commmunication skills to work with operators, peers and management

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Technically capable of grasping new concepts quickly

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Possesses sense of urgency regarding machine up-time and production demands

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Functions effectively as a team member in fast-paced, multi-disciplinary environment

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Prone to take responsibility and make decisions

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Self-motivated and a high achiever

Danaher Overview

Microscopes that let researchers see life at 100 nanometers in three dimensions. Dental diagnostics that spot decay as it forms, enabling painless, noninvasive treatments. Disinfection technologies that help ensure safe drinking water at the rate of billions of gallons of water a day. Transaction systems that bring new levels of speed and security to consumers. Network analyzers that link seamlessly with sophisticated software to maximize uptime.

Danaher products span some of the most demanding applications in the world, creating new possibilities not only for those who use them, but for millions more who never give them a moment’s thought. In every case, they’re delivering benefits that matter to markets that are eager for innovation. And we are doing it through a customer-centric approach that unites our businesses and has made them global leaders.

Danaher has a proven system for achieving performance: the Danaher Business System (DBS). It drives every aspect of the group’s culture and performance. DBS is a system of continuous improvement and is used to guide and measure everyday activities.

Danaher’s business activities encompass four reporting segments and are comprised of seven strategic platforms: Medical Technologies (Life Sciences & Diagnostics and Dental), Professional Instrumentation (Environmental, Test & Measurement), Industrial Technologies (Motion, Product ID, Focused Niche Businesses) and Tools & Components (Mechanic’s Hand Tools).

Organization

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Veeder Root

Job Function

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Engineering

Primary Location

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North America-United States-PA-Altoona

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Schedule

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Full-time

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