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Test Supervisor in Camp Hill, PA at Synerfac

Date Posted: 5/20/2018

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Job Description

TEST SUPERVISOR

SUMMARY:
Directs the operations of the R&D test lab. This includes the supervision, planning, design, and execution of necessary research and tests to meet company, industry, and customer specific standards. Responsible for ensuring a safe test environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for ensuring a safe work and test environment.

Engineering department liaison with internal customers and departments, external customers, and industry regulatory bodies regarding the development and execution of tests.

Evaluate test requests to develop plans, including: instrumentation hardware and software requirements, appropriate time schedule and manpower needs.

Create specific plans for test set up and data acquisition. Oversees appropriate operation of test machines, equipment, and personnel.

Responsible for recommending new instrumentation, data acquisition technologies, and all other resource requirements.

Oversee development of data acquisition software and writing of specific programs and procedures for projects as needed.

Oversee design and maintenance of test equipment, including: electronic, electrical, and mechanical systems; and computer hardware and software.

Maintain complete and accurate records of test and related data.

Ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, local and industry requirements for successful completion of tests.

Perform engineering projects as assigned by the Director

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or relevant technical training.

5 years’ applicable experience in a similar position or discipline.

Excellent leadership, communication, planning, and computer skills required.

Knowledge of electronic, electrical, and hydraulic systems and technology; strain gage and associated techniques; load cell design; and various test equipment and procedures.

Knowledge of industry specifications and requirements (AAR, Transit/APTA, UIC, etc.).

Knowledge of application products and devices for the freight, transit, and locomotive industries.

Able to perform solid modeling and CAD drawing to support engineering tasks and the development of test equipment.

Seminars or courses required to keep current on software, equipment, and techniques associated with job.