Kelly Services Test Engineer in Ankeny, Iowa
Every day, Kelly Services connects professionals with opportunities to advance their careers. We currently have an exciting long term 3 year contract opportunity as a Test Engineer for a top fortune 500 company in Ankeny, IA.
Title: Test Engineer
Duration: 3 years
Location: Ankeny, IA
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Contract Engineering opportunity in the Cotton Harvesting Product Verification and Validation (PV&V) Group.
This position is for a test engineer to support the verification of the function of parts and systems used on cotton harvesting equipment.
Some but not all of the key tasks will include:
Using data acquisition equipment to measure hydraulic and air system flows and pressures, temperatures throughout the machine, mechanical stresses in structures, and to gather CAN bus information.
Design, development, execution, analysis, and reporting of various lab and field tests.
Report test results in V2Net in a timely and clear manner; help in the definition and execution of any follow up testing.
1-2 years’ experience with data acquisition and test.
Strong technical report writing skills.
A working knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, and powertrain systems including structural analysis.
A strong knowledge of engineering theory and principles.
Demonstrated ability to work with other disciplines to understand complex systems and to conduct tests that evaluate the potential capability of these systems to function properly.
Ability to process large amounts of technical information, summarize the data, and clearly present that information to drive review and resolution of test plan activities in a timely manner.
Experience in working in a team environment and soliciting cooperation when needed.
SOME TRAVEL IS REQUIRED. Up to 25% travel required. Flexibility and ability to adapt regarding hours/travel/priorities.
Desired Skills and Experience:
Design experience with the design, development and/or test of mobile equipment, preferably agricultural harvesting equipment.
Knowledge of the safe operation and maintenance of agricultural equipment.
Knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical/electronically controlled components and systems.
Working knowledge of EDAQs or similar data acquisition tools.
Expert knowledge of data collection and analysis with nCode.
Ability to define and design test fixtures.
3-5 years practical experience in the design, development, or testing of electronically controlled engines, powertrains and hydraulic systems.
Expert knowledge of structural test and analysis, including the use of stress testing and/or ADV testing to evaluated the life of structural members.
A working knowledge of the CAN bus and how to extract information from it.
A working knowledge of advanced electronic systems used in agriculture for monitoring and tracking the harvest and post-harvest processing of product.
A working knowledge of the EETS system used for field test problem tracking.
A basic understanding of reliability and statistics.
- 4-year B.S. degree in engineering or technology, or equivalent experience.
Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Please contact Michelle Niemira ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) for immediate consideration.
As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:
Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies
A competitive hourly pay rate with weekly checks
Access to newly expanded Medical Plan options
Online continuing education via the Kelly Learning Center
Several employee discounts
Why Kelly ® ?
Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety and flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or direct hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific professional interests.
AboutKelly Services ®
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