Manufacturing Test Engineer

Less than 5 years experience  •  Energy / Utilities

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17
Less than 5 years experience
Energy / Utilities
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17

Manufacturing Test Engineer

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) seeks a motivated, innovative, professional, and detail oriented individual for our Sustaining Test Engineer position located in Lewiston, ID.

In this position, candidate will be joining our energetic Sustaining Engineering team in manufacturing test engineering. Prospective candidates for this position will have the opportunity to work very closely with R&D engineers, manufacturing operations and production floor to improve test processes for products that makes electrical power safer, reliable and economical across the world. You will be expected to develop robust test solutions in short-cycle design environments, leveraging existing technologies, promoting standardization, reliability and process efficiency.

If you are looking for an opportunity to apply your knowledge and skills in developing automated test solutions for a world class manufacturing then this position is for you! Located in Lewiston, ID SEL provides a positive, professional environment where you can make a contribution to improving the safety, reliability and affordability of electric power. You will enjoy an unmatched quality of life. Enjoy the benefits of easy access to recreational activities in nearby mountains, rivers, and forests, as well as great schools and universities.

Manufacturing Test Engineer


  • Evaluate new test technologies and methods.
  • Determine Design for Test (DFT) specifications and coordinate with engineering staff on new product design.
  • Design, develop, and maintain test strategies for new and existing products that meet corporate objectives.
  • Train production testing staff in function, design, and maintenance of all testing processes on the production floor.
  • Gather and analyze test data to improve test coverage and efficiencies.
  • Follow SEL Values.
  • Continuously identify, measure, and improve processes.
  • Understand. Create. Simplify.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • BSEE or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 2 years experience designing and developing production tests
  • Excellent writing and speaking skills
  • Experience with applicable programming languages
  • Ability to learn new skills and assume new responsibilities
  • Ability to work cooperatively in team environment
  • Strong writing, documentation, and speaking skills
  • Background check results satisfactory to SEL
  • Negative drug test result(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience in electronic design, manufacturing and testing
  • Skill in design and construction of test fixtures
  • Experience in writing test procedures and test documentation


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