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Application Engineer

Company: SGS North America
Location: Columbus
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description SGS is the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 89,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.Job Description As an Applications Engineer, you will be responsible for hardware & software test development, and data acquisition activities related to vehicles, engines, and other propulsion technologies. The Application Engineer will work with software development and test operations teams to implement various testing configurations, diagnose, and resolve problems with test equipment, and specify and document testing procedures. This is a hands-on role, working directly with automated testing equipment, and the software that controls it.

  • Configure test cell automation software including channel set-up and calibration, programming of test sequences, and set-up of measurement instrumentation.
  • Diagnose and resolve test cell equipment and software problems.
  • Perform data analysis and interpret results to help guide experiments.
  • Manage test planning and execution, validate data quality, ensure data delivery.
  • Communicate with operations/technicians with project requirements and timing.
  • Cooperate directly with customers to assist them in acquiring data and running test plans with test cell automation software.
  • Be accountable for meeting test and development project objectives and quality objectives.
  • Ensure best engineering practices are followed.
  • Coordinate with software team to lead new feature development and product improvements.
  • Update internal procedures and develop new procedures as required.
  • Seek opportunities to improve the safety of the laboratories and processes. Develop and carry out tasks to continuously improve the safety of the operation.
  • Identifies actual or potential deficiencies and areas for improvement in accuracy, reliability, durability, and/or responsiveness, and advocating for appropriate improvement actions with senior management.
  • At all times, comply with SGS Code of Integrity and Professional ConductQualifications
    • BS degree in mechanical, electrical, or related engineering discipline with a minimum 2 years of experience in automation, controls, software development or test engineering setting.
    • Experience working with data acquisition software/hardware required.
    • Experience with supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systemsPreferred:
      • Programming experience in PLCs, and various VFD motor controllers.
      • Electrical AutoCAD experience preferred.
      • Unix/Linux programming experience a plus.
      • Hands-on experience with electrical panel, design, build and troubleshooting, including field installation of industrial automation systems equipment, instrumentation, and end devices.
      • Experience with information technology infrastructure components as they relate to industrial automation systems.
      • Solid understanding (or desire to learn) quality assurance processes such as: requirements analysis, root cause analysis, structured testing, test planning and execution, test documentation, troubleshooting, defect tracking, etc.
      • Specific knowledge of relevant ISO, SAE, US EPA, BAR, UL, or ETL requirements Additional Information SGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristics protected by law. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. If you are applying for a position within the United States and you have difficulty completing the on-line employment application because of a disability, please call for assistance and leave a message. You will receive a call back. Please note, this phone number is not for general employment information, but is only for individuals who are experiencing difficulty applying for a position due to a disability.

Keywords: SGS North America, Bloomington , Application Engineer, Engineering , Columbus, Indiana

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