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Automation Test Engineer

ABB Group

This is a Contract position in Houston, TX posted September 27, 2021.

Automation Test Engineer Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.

At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ, abilities, ethnicity and generations.

Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

In this position, you will help in testing and verification activities on a range of assignments in the Drive Products – Motion in New Berlin, Wisconsin.

Reporting to the Testing & Laboratory Manager, under general guidance of supervisor, the test engineer develops and implement appropriate tests and automations to ensure compliance to design, validation, verification and quality requirements.

The selected candidate will provide support for development efforts while ensuring protection of the test environment, including physical facility and staff.

Performs various test engineering duties requiring the exercise of judgement and application of standard engineering principles and practices.

Pursues initiatives to improve test efficiency and effectiveness of the test group to increase customer satisfaction.

Your responsibilities Automate new and existing test processes to increase test reliability, repeatability and efficiency.

Identify current test process gaps and implement reliable and more robust solutions.

Perform LabVIEW and software programming to support the test and automation processes.

Document test programs, setups and processes including programming methodology for future reference.

Participate in 3rd party test certification audits and certify automation test processes for compliance to ISO17025 as required.

Prepare materials and conduct training to R&D personnel.

Provide direction for future capital investment related to automation development and maintenance.

Support software updates and hardware upgrades to keep lab computers and test equipment current and functioning properly.

Ensure people and organizational capabilities required in the mid-long term are understood and actioned.

Ensure that the business positions in the short term are adequately staffed to meet or exceed the annual business targets.

Interrogates HR Analytics data to understand key organizational dynamics, trends and issues and define and execute appropriate actions.

Your background Bachelor degree in electrical or electronics engineering and five years of industrial experience required (preferably with automation).

Experience with LabVIEW, PLC, AutoCAD Electrical required.

Travel up to 10%.

Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US Benefits Retirement plan Life insurance Disability insurance Medical insurance Wellbeing program More about us ABB Drive Products is a technology leader serving industries, infrastructure and machine builders with world-class drives and softstarters.

With our products, global scale and local presence, we help our customers to improve energy efficiency, productivity and safety.

Our people and culture are the foundation of our success.

We all together make the difference for our customers every day.

We look forward to receiving your application.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status.

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