Company: Sensata Technologies, Inc.
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Become a key member in the testing department of a fast-growing
organization supporting product development and manufacturing
engineering teams of high-power contactor devices.
Candidate will be responsible for conducting critical product
development and validation tests that will help ensure a quality
product is achieved while meeting customer specifications and
Key Job Responsibilities:
Perform functional and endurance tests utilizing a variety of
electrical and environmental test equipment such as: Mechanical
Shock & Vibration, Temperature and Humidity chambers, Thermal Shock
chambers, Current Carry stations, Functional Test instruments, Load
Banks, and more.
Setup and use lab equipment per test requirement (Power
Supplies, Oscilloscopes, Current and Voltage Probes, Data
Loggers/Acquisitions, Signal Analyzers, Chatter Detectors, Digital
Multimeters, Hipot Instruments, Resistance Meters, and Automated
Operate semi-automated high-power equipment to identify product
endurance and maximum performance capabilities. Testing power
ranges should be expected to be in the Mega-Watt levels with
voltages >1kV and current levels >1kA.
Analyze test setup and measurement results to identify key
product performance characteristics.
Create detailed test reports using Microsoft office tools (word,
excel, power point, project)
Communicate test results to team members including test and
Oversee test equipments condition and ensures equipment is
maintained, up to date, and functioning as expected
Construct custom test setups when needed to accomplish test
requests (design and fabricate busbars, build various fixturing and
custom test harnesses)
Follow Gigavac test lab procedures and perform lab duties
necessary to successfully test GIGAVACs electromechanical products
Summary of essential job functions
Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information;
Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to
complement data; Designs work flows and procedures. Demonstrates
attention to detail.
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely
manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops
alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving
Associates Degree (A.A.) from a college, technical school, or
3-5 years related work experience and/or training or equivalent
combination of education and experience. Bachelors degree with
engineering and physics background is preferred.
Demonstrative ability to setup and configure various lab
equipment (Data Acquisitions, Oscilloscopes, Hipot Machines, Power
Supplies, and more).
Previous hands on experience with environmental chambers:
Temperature, Humidity, Thermal shock chambers. Mechanical Shock &
Vibe experience and Electrical Load Bank testing experience is
Demonstrative knowledge of electrical and mechanical
fundamentals including current, voltage, resistance, power,
magnetic fields, electrical safety, and troubleshooting
Familiarity of high voltage arcing phenomena, magnetic actuator
technology, and mechanical forces.
Ability to read and interpret oscilloscope measurements,
circuits, wiring diagrams, as well as technical specifications.
Strong familiarity of product development phases, manufacturing
product assembly processes, and product functional acceptance
Hands on experience with tools/wrenches, soldering equipment,
cutting tools, microscopes, etc.
Ability to follow detailed test instructions to setup and
configure test station when conducting tests.
Proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
Strong attention to detail is a must.
Effective time management skills are essential. Must be able to
adjust priorities to changing schedules and meet testing schedules
Demonstrate a positive team player spirit.
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds
and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Collaborating at Sensata means working with some of the worlds
most talented people in an enriching environment that is constantly
pushing towards the next best thing.
Employees work across functions, countries and cultures gaining
new perspectives through mutual respect and open communication.
As OneSensata, we are working together to make things work
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