R & D Test Engineer
Location: Lake Zurich, IL
Job Type: Full Time
Shift: 1st Shift
ECHO Incorporated, a growing manufacturer of outdoor power equipment is seeking a talented individual to fill a full time position as an R&D Test Engineer.
Duties include operation (in a lab or field environment) and evaluation of performance and durability of hand held power equipment or components. Testing may include sound, vibration or temperature evaluations using ANSI or other standards as guidelines. Must be able to visualize test needs and develop test set up. May travel to various field test locations to place or monitor/inspect test units with minimum oversight of supervision.
BS or MS college degree in mechanical field. Knowledge of two cycle engines and lawn & garden equipment a must. Proficient w/typical test lab equipment including sound, vibration and data acquisition, experience in test system fabrication required. Knowledge of DC motors/systems a plus. Exceptional communication skills necessary to perform job function and fluent in Spanish helpful. Must have extensive computer experience using Microsoft Office products.