Mechanical Test Engineer

Engineering Charlotte, North Carolina


Description

Mechanical Test Engineer

Charlotte, NC

SUMMARY:

 

The Mechanical Test Engineer will plan, direct, and contribute actions that drive the development, application, and maintenance of InVue’s product quality standards in order to ensure that winning products perform as expected.

 

RESPONSIBILTIES:

 

  • Innovate and drive methods and standards for inspecting, testing, and evaluating small electromechanical products.
  • Plan, schedule, conduct, and coordinate validation testing activities.
  • Conduct mechanical tests as specified.  Typical tests include but not limited to durability, temperature cycling, environmental, impact & hardware validation.
  • Ensure that samples are tested to required standards and specifications. This includes R&D and validation testing, analysis, and reporting.
  • Perform studies/tests to explore ways that a product design might fail in real-world use.
  • Collaborate with product development team on ECR’s (engineering change requests).
  • Participate on material / product reviews to offer expertise.
  • Specify and order equipment and materials as required supporting test system development activities.
  • Perform root cause analysis and implement corrective action.
  • Travel as required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering strongly preferred.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in mechanical product testing.
  • Strong plastics knowledge (injection molded).
  • Practical experience with DFMEA (Design Failure Mode Effects Analysis).
  • Experience in test laboratory environment.
  • Strong electro-mechanical aptitude.
  • Failure analysis, root cause analysis, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Read and interpret product specifications and drawings. 
  • PLC programming skills a plus!
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation communication skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Able to travel outside of the U.S.

 

About InVue

InVue (www.invue.com) creates technology solutions for retailers, commercial businesses, and Institutions that improve customer profitability, efficiency, and security. Today, InVue partners with top retailers and brands like Samsung, Apple, Microsoft, Lenovo, and Google around the world. InVue has been recognized as one of the fastest growing privately-held companies in the U.S. by Inc. Magazine for five of its ten years in business.