Solecta is an exciting early-stage, high-tech company focused on using its deep membrane technology, robust element designs, and applications know-how to solve in-process separations challenges for large, well-respected industrial companies. The company is backed by True North Venture Partners, an investing firm that specializes in commercializing and scaling disruptive innovations in clean water, clean energy and sustainable manufacturing.
The Test Development Engineer will design, develop and implement manual, semi-automated, and fully automatic test equipment and test programs for design verification and production testing. This will include mechanical, electrical, and fluid systems. This role will include developing, maintaining, and supporting all test equipment and test procedures.
· Specify and design new verification and production test equipment by understanding existing and new products and processes.
· Create test design documentation including test instructions, specifications, drawings, verification plans, and support plans.
· Become proficient in existing verification and production tests and test equipment in order to provide support and sustain and drive improvements as needed.
· Work closely with the Quality & Reliability, R&D, Process Engineering, Equipment Engineering, Maintenance, and Operations teams.
· Provide technical support to Quality & Reliability and Operations operators including hands-on operator training and fault recovery.
· Contribute to project plans by providing scope, resource, and schedule estimates.
· Coordinate with and manage suppliers and contractors to implement design verification and production testing.
· Manage own time and assigned resources to meet objectives.
· Additional duties as assigned.
· Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field.
· 5 years experience in test development - fluid systems.
· Proven track record in the complete test development life cycle including requirements, specification, design, implementation, support, and sustaining/improvement.
· Experience in developing tests for manual, semi-automatic, and automatic execution.
· Experience in technical documentation and developing standard work instructions.
· Experience in developing test support including daily maintenance, preventive maintenance, spares management, consumables management, calibration, and general lab layout and flow.
· Experience working with and managing suppliers and contractors.
· Experienced with:
o Electro-mechanical, pumps, and fluid systems
o Metrology devices and methods
o Test stand and test fixture design and build.
o Design Tools – AutoCad, Solid Works, etc.
o PLC – Allen Bradley / RS Logix, Siemens, etc.
o HMI – FactoryTalk, Siemens, Cmore, Indusoft, etc.
o Controls – pneumatic, fluid, electronic, PID, etc.
o Control Panel design.
o Specialized instruments - vision systems, etc.
o Microsoft Office Suite
· Knowledge / experience in reliability test and accelerated life test methods.
· Relevant certifications.
· Knowledge / experience in data capture, analysis, and interpretation including Design of Experiments, Process Capability and Process Control.
· Knowledge / experience in Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, 5S, TPM, etc.
· Able to work well across disciplines and departments.
· Good interpersonal and communication skills.
· Self-motivated, efficient, and able to work autonomously.
· Ability to perform effectively in a fast-paced start up environment.
Job Type: Full-time
- Test Development Fluid Systems: 5 years (Required)
- Health insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Retirement plan
- Paid time off
- Parental leave