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Test Engineer - Parker Aerospace

Parker Hannifin Corporation Parker Aerospace Group
paid holidays, 401(k)
United States, Ohio, Akron
May 24, 2024
Test Engineer - Parker Aerospace


Location
: Akron, OH, United States


Job Type
: Regular


Posted
: May 16, 2024

Job ID: 47570

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Parker Aerospace, an operating segment of Parker Hannifin Corporation, is one of the world's leading producers of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, and engine systems and components for the aerospace industry. We design and build equipment for virtually every aircraft and aero engine being produced in the world today.

In addition to game-changing technology, our customers look to us for shorter lead times, lower costs, higher reliability, and lifetime support. All coupled with the positive attitude and innovative thinking of a true business partner.

Parker Aerospace provides unmatched performance for both our customers and shareholders, built on a foundation of core company values. As a result, our business growth is impressive and consistent. Best of all, our team members share in the success resulting from that growth.

* We offer competitive vacation and 13 paid holidays

* 401(k) with a 5% matching contribution with immediate investing

* Competitive annual bonus incentive plan

* Health and dental options effective day 1!

The Test Engineer assists Engineering & Test Operations with the planning, execution, and documentation of tests. Assignments may include writing test procedures, holding test readiness reviews, preparation of test articles, overseeing completion of tests, documenting test results, and writing similarity reports. There is a variety of desk and lab work, and the tests range from environmental tests on small equipment to full-scale tests of an aircraft wheel and brake on a flywheel dynamometer.

The Test Engineering & Operations department provides the last phase of the development of a product by conducting qualification tests to determine whether equipment meets the rigors of the customer's requirements. The Test Engineer is responsible for all aspects of qualification, development, product support and research and technology testing of Parker Meggitt's Braking Systems Division products including, but not limited to, wheels, brakes, and wheel-mounted equipment (WME). Testing of products includes the preparation of detailed proposals, test plans, test procedures and test reports consistent with customer and government requirements. As well, the Test Engineer is responsible for the design and shop support of necessary axles and test fixtures according to Parker Meggitt's Test Lab practices and standards. Will prepare detailed test instructions consistent with requirements and follow/direct all aspects of those tests as required, ensuring compliance with requirements. Will also be required to act as a representative of the test department and to provide assistance to Product Development Teams, Program Management, Design Engineering, Research and Technology, Product Support, Customers, Suppliers, Marketing and Procurement personnel as required.

The Test Engineer will be involved in many of the following activities:
o Creation of test outlines, plans and procedures. These efforts take the customer's requirements and translate them into actionable tests with parameters based on various customer and regulatory documents, and identifying how many test articles are needed and the sequencing of tests.
o Converting the test procedures into step-by-step test instructions for the operators performing the tests.
o Preparation of test articles and test equipment, including data acquisition, for the various tests.
o Ensuring that testing is conducted according to written and verbal instruction.
o Monitoring test progress and documenting results.
o Data reduction and incorporation into test results.
o Continuous Improvement activities to enhance the safety and efficiency of tests and processes.

Education: Bachelor degree required, Mechanical, Electrical or Aerospace Engineering field preferred.
Years' Experience: 3-5 years of relevant experience
Skills:

o Ability to work on-site 100% of the time with the possibility of occasional travel for offsite testing.

o Ability to lift 20 pounds.
o Ability to research and analyze data effectively.
o Ability to work independently and prioritize duties with minimal supervision, in order to meet deadlines.
o Good knowledge of related technologies such as LabView, NI DAQ, other Digital or Analog DAS
o Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
o High level of mechanical aptitude and problem solving
o Willingness to get dirty.
o Ability to communicate effectively.
o Excellent written communication skills.
o Ability to understand and/or assemble complicated hardware according to precise drawings and instructions.
o Ability to operate workshop equipment and tools such as torque wrenches, micrometers, vernier calipers etc.
o Ability to interpret test data.
o Attention to detail and accuracy.
o Self - motivated, enthusiastic, and professional
o Makes health & safety a priority and helps maintain 6S and HSE standards.
o Practical Skills - Takes good care of equipment and tools.
o Problem Solving Rudimentary skills to troubleshoot rigs and implement fixes.

This role is subject to compliance with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), which requires the incumbent to be either a US citizen, lawful permanent resident ["green card" holders], or have refugee or asylee status).

Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This position is subject to meeting export compliance eligibility requirements.

("Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / VEVRAA Federal Contractor")

If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal (eeoc.gov) and Genetic Information Discrimination


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