Test Engineer

Less than 5 years experience  •  Electronics

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/17/17
Appleton, WI
Less than 5 years experience
Electronics
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/17/17

Job Description

Plexus is a global company that values your growth and development, and knows that a successful company is built on great people at all levels.
Plexus is looking for a highly talented Engineer for our manufacturing operations in Appleton, WI. The ideal candidate will have the expertise and drive to help problem solve, implement and validate our test equipment.

Plexus Appleton is embarking on a remarkable journey – one that takes us into new territories and builds on the amazing things our people have achieved together with our customers.  We're growing our existing network and getting into new areas, which is all about extending our service offering.  That means lots of new things – new people, new skills, new approaches to doing things.  At the same time, we continue to strengthen our existing operating models.   So what does it take to bring our ideas, vision and strategy into being?  We know that it’s all about the people. 

We are seeking an individual who has the capacity and ambition to grow within the role.

Job Overview:
This Test Engineer position will focus on testing of complex electro - mechanical assemblies.  Responsibilities include providing technical direction on and development of test and inspection equipment and supporting test processes.  Test Engineers are a key resource for the Focus Factory (FF) team and are chartered with the implementation and validation of the test equipment at the site.

Responsibilities: 
Lead Development of new or modification of current test process to improve production efficiencies  
Lead New Customer/Production Introductions
Lead Test ECO Implementation
Lead installation of customer or internally supplied test equipment
Ensure effective training methods are identified and available to all FF's
Support FFs in rationalizing equipment and configuration requirements to meet manufacturing and customer needs
Support test acceptance and yield improvement processes
Adhere to global SOPs and work instructions
Additional duties as assigned by management
Minimal travel may be required to meet the needs of the business

Skills & Abilities: 
Ability to multi task on multiple projects at one time
Strong organizational, time management, problem solving and interpersonal skills
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels, both verbal and written
Assertive and self-motivated with the ability to work independently and in a team environment
Demonstrated skills in conflict resolution and negotiation
Maintain strong working relationships with FF personnel, program management, Product Services Engineering group, and process support personnel
Strong knowledge of MS Office applications
Basic knowledge of electronic components
Basic understanding of Structured Design
Intermediate knowledge of National Instruments LabVIEW and TestStand
Basic knowledge of JAVA script (highly desired)
Basic C++ programming skills

Education & Experience: 
A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Electronics Engineering Technologies or Electrical Engineering is preferred
A minimum of 3 years experience is required for this position.  Equivalent industry experience of 1 or more years is highly desirable.
Multi-site or multi-customer experience is highly preferred
Working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma tools, a plus

All offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing a drug screen and upon completion of a confidentiality agreement.

Our Values and How We Lead behaviors guide our processes. Plexus does not make employment decisions based on race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and encourage all to apply today!

Globally, our policy is to recruit people from wide and diverse backgrounds. However, certain positions require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Applicants for these positions may need to be “U.S. Persons,” which is generally defined as a U.S. citizen, permanent resident (green card holder), or individual granted political asylum.

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