Mechanical Engineer I - Test & Qualification
thyssenkrupp Elevator Corp
Germantown, TN

About $71,000 - $91,000 a year

Your responsibilities
This role is responsible for testing of mechanical components, assemblies and systems. Position focuses on development and execution of test plans, test results reporting and development of test equipment and mockups. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Create validation and qualification test plans
Perform tests of requirements, strength, stress and product life as defined, and document results in test report
Create test equipment
Working with Electrical T&Q, select and deploy data acquisition and control components to automate test and data collection
Assist with project planning, estimation and tracking
Report development status to supervisor on a regular basis
Assist department in troubleshooting technical problems
Recommend innovations and improvements to methods, tools, and processes
Adhere to company safety procedures, and identify areas for improvement in safety
Complete assigned projects on time
Perform other related duties and assignments as required.
Up to two years’ experience in engineering with a focus in mechanical engineering or related field required.
Basic experience with design or testing of mechanical systems.
Basic knowledge of use of mechanical fabrication equipment (shop tools, hoists, presses, lathes, welders).
Basic knowledge of use of mechanical test equipment (pressure gauges, torque wrench, load cell, hydraulic systems) is desirable.
Basic experience using computer-assisted design software such as SolidWorks or AutoCAD.
Experience with LabView and National Instruments hardware or other data acquisition and control hardware is highly desirable.
Knowledge of Six Sigma and Project Management Body of Knowledge is desirable.
Effective written and verbal communication skills are required to be able to clearly communicate on a technical level.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Proficiency Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
Must have ability to analyze and organize daily activities to support the organization in a timely and efficient manner.
Possess the ability to multi-task, exercise judgment, make decisions and take action to complete task.
Your profile
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field of study.
Physical Demands: The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands of this position require walking and/or standing approximately 10% of the time.
Requires sitting approximately 90% of the time.
Requires manual dexterity use of hands, arms, and feet for repetitive lifting as well as use of required equipment and computer.
Must be able to work with test equipment and hand tools.
Must be able to navigate safely at all job sites.
Requires audible/visual abilities.
Requires less than 5% travel time.
Work Environments: The work environments are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions within established office environment under normal lighting and climate tolerances.
Our offer to you
Safety at work and Healthcare
Safety at work & Healthcare: Highest standards in occupational safety and health, comprehensive programs and measures for safety at work and preventive healthcare with comprehensive coverage and flexible options.
Security for the future
Financial security for your individual retirement plan.
Respect, recognition and appreciation of the contribution of everyone. Regular team - and social events.
Continuing development
Training and continuing developement options. Help to grow alongside with us, in personality and profession.
Compensation and benefits
We offer a lot: Fair working conditions and a reasonable, competitive compensation are the foundation for many more attractive benefits.
Open, tolerant and constructive work environment with a team consistent of diverse views and backgrounds.

We work together closely and respect each other, for over 200 years. If that is just as important to you as it is to us, apply now!

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thyssenkrupp Elevator Corp. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, genetics, disability, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected characteristic required by applicable law.

Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation in connection with the application process are encouraged to contact us directly at 1-844-427-5461.