Test Engineer w/Xena experience in Lisle, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 8/27/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Lisle, IL
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $38.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch

Job Description

Test Engineer with Xena Experience 

Location: Lisle, IL

Status: 8 to 12-month contract

A client of ours in the electronics component manufacturing industry is seeking an experienced Test Engineer with experience with Xena for a contract opportunity. This engineer will plan, schedule, and execute standard and complex test programs. Provides data analysis and failure analysis. Evaluates products based on test results and recommends solutions and improvements. Drives innovation and continuous improvement in Lab operations. 


  • Plans and executes product test programs. 
  • Able to prepare and operate standard and custom test equipment and environmental chambers. 
  • Familiar and efficient with the operation of lab equipment such as various electrical parameter measuring devices, temperature/humidity chambers, and interpretation and application of industry and country standards. 
  • Participates in reviews of upcoming test programs early in the product development process and identifies required specimens, fixtures, test boards, hardware, equipment, and methodology.
  • Requires interfacing and collaborating with product managers, design and development engineers, fixture and PCB designers, and management.
  • Reviews and analyzes test requests. Develops detailed test plans, time estimates, and schedules to meet customer needs.
  • Requires interfacing and collaborating with product managers, design and development engineers, test engineers, fixture and PCB designers, technicians, and management.
  • Coordinates and leads post-project completion reviews of the accuracy, quality, and execution of the project with all associated customers to identify opportunities for, and to drive, continual improvement.
  • Performs product evaluation and performance analysis based on test data. 
  • Utilizing standard departmental procedures, develops and modifies product test plans to maximize use of resources and establish performance parameters and reliability of the products being tested.
  • Prepares detailed test reports.  Includes meaningful problem statements, reporting of detailed and insightful summaries of test data, documenting experimental procedures, describing equipment and specimens in detail, statistical analysis, observations, conclusions, recommendations for improvements, and executive summaries.
  • Conducts standard and advanced failure analysis and provides detailed failure analysis reports. 
  • With assistance, evaluates results and suggests corrective actions including product or process change recommendations.
  • Understands, supports, contributes to, and promotes the current Total Quality Management (TQM), Six Sigma, International Standards Organization (ISO), Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S), and Market Based Management (MBM) systems by following stated policies and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.


  • BS Degree in Electrical Engineering required, M.S. in Electrical Engineering preferred.
  • 5+ years professional experience in a product testing laboratory environment. 
  • Working knowledge of interpretation and application of test standards and methods.
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of Windows/MS Office applications.
  • Knowledge of PC based statistical analysis software.
  • Demonstrated experience with Signal integrity measurements.
  • HALT/HASS Testing Experience
  • Experience operating standard electrical/electronic test equipment.
  • Experience operating environmental test equipment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of failure analysis.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ethernet traffic testing systems and software.
  • Prefer Xena network testing system for testing ethernet traffic.


  • Previous experience in a test laboratory evaluating component and integrated- system level product reliability.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of experimental design.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of statistical analysis techniques.
  • Experience with computer programming and system integration.
  • Knowledge of contact physics.

Please apply to position or contact Debbie Linville at 317-599-4893 for any questions and more details regarding this position.

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