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Test and Reliability Engineer

Company: Precor
Location: Woodinville
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Test and Reliability Engineer Job Locations US-WA-Woodinville ID 2021-2230 # of Openings 1 Category Engineering (mfg, software) Overview Precor, headquartered in Greater Seattle, WA, has been a pioneer in delivering fitness experiences for commercial customers and exercisers for more than 40 years. Precor serves more than 100 countries worldwide with offices in the Americas, EMEA, and APAC and operates two US based manufacturing locations including Whitsett, North Carolina. Precor products and services span across all major categories, including cardio, strength, functional fitness, group training, and connected solutions. In 2020, Precor reached the milestone of recording one billion workouts in its Preva fitness cloud. That number represents more than 140,000 connected units in over 13,000 facilities. On average, Precor exercisers record more than 20 million minutes of workouts each day as recorded by the Precor digital platform Preva. Precor segments include commercial clubs/facilities and the verticals of Hospitality, Multi-family Housing, Corporate, and Education. For more information, visit Precor Careers Why You Should Join the Precor Team Dynamic, forward thinking company leading the industry in product innovationRewards and recognition for superior performanceCollaborative environment fostering teamwork and accountabilityOpportunity to work for a company that positively impacts people's livesExceptional benefits program including profit sharing, generous 401(k) match, and free on-site gym accessSuperior employee discounts on Precor products What You'll Do About The Role: The Test Engineer is responsible for assisting the Test Group and Engineering Development Teams in evaluating and testing products, sub-systems, and individual components to determine and improve performance and reliability. This position reports to the Manager of Test & Reliability. Organization, follow-through, and communication skills are essential factors in the daily administration of this position. The candidate will be expected to use engineering skills to complete the assignments given by the requesting engineers. You Will Be Responsible For: Continuous Improvement* Actively pursues improvements & ease of doing business to meet/exceed customer needs.* Manage multiple tasks and requests.* Maintain clear and concise scopes of work and complete all tasks on-time.* Schedule and execute tests with outside vendors.* Research and implement new technologies and engineering methods to expand the capabilities of the Test Group. Testing* Design and conduct engineering experiments and tests, collect test data, reduce the data, and write reports summarizing the experiments and tests within a timeframe determined by the requesting engineer and Test Group.* Collaborate with Engineering Development Team to define test scope and technical requirements.* Contribute to and design automated test fixtures.* Contribute to and develop test plans and procedures.* Schedule and execute tests with outside vendors. Fabrication* Fabricate and maintain electromechanical test fixtures using common shop hand tools.* Wire, plumb, and troubleshoot pneumatics and instrument test fixtures.* Perform basic troubleshooting analysis of products or process problems that are discovered during testing.* Troubleshoot and repair products and assemblies to the component level.* Follow all safety procedures and be proactive in setting new procedures where required. What We're Looking For To Be Successful in the Role You Will Have: Any equivalent combination of education and experience, which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job, will be considered.Education:Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering is desirable. Equivalent practical experience is acceptable. Experience and Skills: Three or more years experience performing product tests in an engineering environmentThree years or more experience in an Engineering Lab, performing product tests or reliability predictions very desirable.Experience with Solidworks CAD modeling and National Instruments software is preferred.Knowledge of and ability to use micrometers, calipers, hand and power tools.Knowledge of machine design, including the selection and application of actuators, motors, materials, and both linear and rotary motion components.Some machining experience with lathes, mills, and other machine shop tools is preferred.Knowledge of pneumatic design, schematic reading, component identification, selection, and troubleshooting preferred.Knowledge of electronics test equipment, including voltmeters, ammeters, ohmmeters, and oscilloscopes preferred.Knowledge of electronics troubleshooting techniques, including safety procedures necessary when working on high-voltage supplies.Skillset should also include knowledge of personal computers, Microsoft Office software, data acquisition, PLCs, or other automation controllers. Able to generate design drawings, geometric tolerance, and dimensioning symbols Working Environment Primary work is in a model shop and lab environment. Occasional work in an office environment, visits to customer Beta sites or other Precor locations to pick-up and deliver products is performed. Physical Requirements: Moderate physical effort typical in a model shop environment. Must be able to drive vehicles to deliver and pick up products. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Light physical effort in an office environment.Some lifting of parts/products will be required in the testing and engineering areas.Moderate computer use / data entry.Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs. DISCLAIMER: The above information is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of the employee. Management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary. DISABILITY ACCESSIBILITY ACCOMMODATION: If you require an accommodation to navigate or apply to our careers site, please send your request to: recruiting@precor.com or call 425.486.9292 or 800.786.8404. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Precor, Seattle , Test and Reliability Engineer, Other , Woodinville, Washington

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