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Senior Test Engineer

Company: Great Plains Manufacturing, Inc.
Location: Assaria
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Test Engineer - Great Plains Ag EquipmentGreat Plains Mfg is currently seeking an experienced Senior Test Engineer to join the Great Plains Agricultural Engineering team located in the Assaria Kansas.Job SummaryThe Senior Test Engineer will be accountable for testing and validating the new products as well as supporting the continuous improvement of the Agriculture implement products sold by Great Plains and Kubota. The position will work with and support the Test & Validation Lead and Product Engineers to develop world class validation processes to deliver high quality and profit products.Primary Duties and Responsibilities: --- Provide input and assist with development and adherence of procedures, test methods and validation master plans. --- Assist with the development of new and creative test and validation methods with sound technical ability and leadership in order to rapidly optimize the launch of new products while maintaining safety, quality, durability and reliability. --- Experience and demonstrated success working in a cross-functional environment --- Perform lab tests/reporting on prototype machines and components. --- Oversee lab tests to ensure they align with test request, test standards and customer requirements. --- Coordinate & oversee accurate test setup and data collection with the Test & Validation Lead and Technicians. --- Using proper engineering practices & principles; analyze/interpret test data and prepare and present technical reports that will be used by engineering and management personnel. --- Use computer software and hardware to conduct tests on machinery and equipment according to industry standards. --- Adhere to procedures, test methods, validation master plans and other validation and test related documentation. --- Maintain a clean and safe work environment. --- Computer skills including MS Office, Google-based programs and 3D modeling --- Excellent written and verbal communication skills --- Excellent problem solving and decision-making skills --- Other duties may be assigned that require other qualifications, physical demands, and/or work environment.Essential Skills and Qualifications --- Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field. --- Strong mechanical aptitude and ability to safely troubleshoot/diagnose problems --- Strong understanding of hydraulic and electrical control systems. --- Advanced knowledge of modern test equipment, methods of test, data collection & data analysis. --- Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously while maintaining attention to detail and commitment to excellence. --- Work cross functionally with various teams to gather key inputs, and be able to work well with diverse opinions and competing priorities. --- Ability to work independently; ability to prioritize multiple tasks, meet deadlines, communicate task status, oversee others work and seek assistance/direction when necessary. --- Availability to travel domestically and internationally as neededPreferred Skills and Experience --- Advanced degree in Engineering --- Strong experience with data acquisitions system and control system programming --- 3D modeling experience --- Strong data analysis experience & knowledgeAt Great Plains Manufacturing, our people make the difference, making our Company a great place to work and grow. If you are self-motivated, have a passion to succeed and value teamwork, we invite you to apply to join our team. For over 45 years, Great Plains Manufacturing, Inc., has been known as a world-class manufacturer of farm and landscaping equipment in Central Kansas with over 2,000 dedicated employees. Now a Kubota company, Great Plains Manufacturing continues its, dedication toward innovation and professional growth, while maintaining our "family" culture and community values. Grow with us! Visit our Careers page at www.WorkForGPM.com.

Keywords: Great Plains Manufacturing, Inc., Wichita , Senior Test Engineer, Engineering , Assaria, Kansas

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