Test Engineer

Engineering Birmingham, Alabama




Do you want to be a Test Engineer at Autocar?

Who are we? Autocar is the only American truck manufacturer focused on trucks for severe-duty vocational applications. But above all, Autocar is focused on our customers:  Our truck helps our customers to be more successful and to achieve their challenging objectives.

Autocar’s hundreds of customers include every national waste-hauling fleet, major cities such as Chicago, Los Angeles, Houston, Miami, and Charlotte, and many of the largest retailers and freight handlers in North America.

As the industry's technology and innovation leader, Autocar has forged strong partnerships with the leading suppliers in the business, including, Allison, Cummins, ArvinMeritor, Hendrickson among others, and has delivered more natural gas vehicles than all of our competitors combined. 

Autocar is the oldest motor vehicle manufacturer in the United States and built America's first truck, in 1899. A proudly American-owned company, Autocar is headquartered in Hagerstown, Indiana and is affiliated with GVW Group, based in Highland Park, Illinois.

What will you do? As a Test Engineer, you will be part of a diverse team performing product testing in support of validating product functionality, performance, reliability, durability and compliance to regulatory standards.  You will liaise and coordinate with other engineering departments as well as outside testing facilities with respect to test requirements and deviations as well as investigate field issues.  You will be responsible for the design of the experiment including fixture design and implementation.  In addition, you will plan, perform, specify and procure instrumentation for testing. 

What does it take to be a part of our team?

       Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology or Electrical Engineering Technology

       Two to five years of test experience in an automotive environment

       Heavy duty truck product knowledge desired

       Ability to take on multiple projects in a fast paced nonpolitical environment

       Highly analytical and proactive

       Technically oriented with a high level of initiative and self-motivation

       Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

       Working knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems

What do we offer in benefits? We offer an attractive compensation and benefits package, to include base salary and benefits such as medical/dental/vision options, retirement/401K plans, etc. 


Websites: www.autocartruck.com