Progress Rail Services Corp. Engineer II in Muncie, Indiana
Muncie, IN Locomotive - 293
The purpose of this position is to contribute to the design, development and manufacturing of world class rail products and services vital to our customer’s needs through the application of specialized knowledge, skills, and abilities. Work involves independent judgement, decision making, and creativity. Management is available to provide additional guidance for unusual situations.
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Progress Rail, a Caterpillar company, is an integrated rolling stock and infrastructure provider, delivering a full range of products and services to domestic and international railroad customers. Our customers enjoy one-stop shopping and comprehensive cradle-to-grave railway solutions - whether it rolls on the rail or is the rail itself. From locomotives, transit, freight cars and engines, to tracks, signals and advanced technology, we ensure customers can count on us to meet all their rail needs.
Forging the bridge between ideas and success, our talented and innovative team members work together to address the challenges of the rail industry today, ensuring success for the future. As part of a vibrant, global network of business operations, each and every member of our team is important to our success. With headquarters in Albertville, Ala., more than 7,000 dedicated employees serve customers through a network of close to 150 locations around the world. For more information, visit www.progressrail.com at https://www.progressrail.com/ and follow us @Progress_Rail on Twitter and YouTube.
Education / Training:
Proficiency and experience with computer applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Internet Explorer-required
Advanced Engineering degree or equivalent
Electrical Test Engineer II
Key Job Elements:
Analyze and interpret locomotive electrical schematic to develop electrical test of manufactured assemblies / systems
Understand software options that satisfy customer requirements, and their impact on the electrical schematic
Develop a testing / manufacturing verification plan for electrical assemblies
Design, develop, and document electrical test interfaces as dictated by test plan
Design and develop automated test software programs to support manufacturing test plan
Manage, coordinate, and communicate status of all test development deliverables per customer order or shop schedule
Identify and resolve electrical testing issues that arise during manufacturing
Conduct design reviews as required for all phases of electrical test development
Effectively communicate issues to the appropriate design areas for resolution
Stay abreast of new electrical test technology and potential impact on production
Qualifications and Experience:
Excellent written and oral communications skills
Ability to read and understand electrical schematic drawings
Familiarity with basic electrical control devices
3 – 5 years of experience designing electrical tests or systems
High level of analytical ability where problems are difficult and complex
Above average electrical troubleshooting skills
Strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with others, including manufacturing personnel
Understanding of electrical design and manufacturing processes
Ability to work independently or in teams
Ability to travel as needed
Advanced experience with electrical test design
Experience with railroads, locomotives, or traction systems preferred
Experience with electrical CAD tools (AutoCAD, E3, Mentor, etc.)
Experience writing automated test software for electrical systems
Equal Opportunity Employer – Race/Color/Sex/Religion/National Origin/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Vets/Disabilities
Progress Rail Services Corporation and its subsidiary and affiliate companies offer an excellent total compensation package* including competitive salary, 401(k) plan with company match, available medical/dental/vision/life/disability insurance along with flexible spending and paid vacation and holidays. Relocation assistance may be available for some positions.
*Benefits eligibility differs by job position and employment status - governing plan documents control such benefits..
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