Drivetrain Test Engineer in Cedar Falls, IA at Volt

Date Posted: 4/15/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Volt has an opportunity for you to become part of a prestigious team of professionals! We are seeking an Drivetrain Test Engineer to work in a team environment to perform basic product design, testing and/or analysis work for a defined portion of a project that provides design solutions/reviews and develop recommendations within the established guidelines.  This is a contingent position in Waterloo, IA and it is forecasted for 1 year.

Job Duties:

  • Manage individual test bay utilization
  • Provide daily communication and work with multiple departments to obtain required resources to accomplish the test activity objectives
  • Communicate current test status
  • Shakedown and troubleshoot unit under test and test sequences
  • Verify test limits / shutdowns (perform pretest check list)
  • Run tests
  • Create test run work orders
  • Process data
  • Verify quality and accuracy of data
  • Analyze test data
  • Create and execute mid-test and post-test inspection work orders
  • Create unit under test removal work orders
  • Determine conclusions from test
  • Determine pass / fail – meets / does not meet acceptance criteria
  • Generate non-conformance corrective action requests for items not meeting acceptance criteria
  • Perform root cause analysis for problem solving / failure resolution with Drivetrain Design
  • Store and archive final data
  • Generate test reports
  • Deliver results to stakeholders
  • Provide feedback and recommendations to Drivetrain Design
  • Complete test activities in the test management system
  • Provide feedback to support teams (e.g. fixture part improvements, reclaims)


  • 4 year degree in Mechanical or Agricultural Engineering is preferred.  Electrical or Computer Engineering is also acceptable.
  • Matlab or any other computer programming experience is preferred.

Volt provides highly skilled contingent workers to local, national and international clients in all major industries.  Volt has over 60 years of experience and is a leader in the industry.  We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions.

We have a talented and upbeat staffing team focused on the quality of your career.  We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact a Volt representative by applying to this posting online for immediate consideration. We look forward to speaking with you soon.

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