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Test Engineer - Large Drives

New Kensington, Pennsylvania
Research & Development

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Process Industries and Drives
Business Unit: Large Drives
Requisition Number: 237641
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-New Kensington
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Technical Diploma
Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

The Siemens Process Industries and Drives Division helps manufacturers measurably increase productivity and improve time-to-market with our innovative, integrated technology and services. We support our customers in continuously improving the reliability, safety, and efficiency of products, processes and plants.

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Job Description:


Test Engineer  - Large Drives


Job Family Specific Responsibilities

Completes complex testing specification, test procedure preparation and follow-up to ensure proper and effective implementation. Performs complex test design, development, and modification in support of customer needs. Performs all levels of testing and data collection including interpretation and evaluation of results. Performs communication of complex technical and commercial issues. Completes recommendations for complex new test designs, new lab processes, or new changes to agency standards to insure requirements and compliance are met.  Work to insure the tests labs understanding and compliance with all agency standards including UL, CSA, IEC, CE, and etc.

Key Responsibilities

Perform testing of electrical function of HW components including Heat Run and Load Test with active & passive load. Perform type test according type test plan.  Perform high voltage testing including EMI/ Insulation / Partial Discharge.  Perform testing of existing functions for every new SW version including Regression & Compatibility, new functions & comparison of the programmed function with the description of the function (feature description).  Create test plan and procedures for all of the previously listed tests for existing and newly developed products.  Work with research engineers to design and develop tests and tests methods to advance product development and all RCA efforts.  Assist lab manager with design and implementation of automated test beds for HW and SW testing, all lab procedures, lab safety, and maintaining interface and knowledge of all VFD related standards.  Work with lab manager and technicians as part of the level III support team providing advanced troubleshooting and expertise in all areas of large VFD


BS/BA in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology, or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Demonstrates and applies a broad knowledge of Electrical and Test Engineering through successful completion of moderately complex assignments. Successfully applies complex knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures Electrical and Test Engineering, VFD, and motors. Demonstrates knowledge of organization's business practices and issues.


Typically 1-3 years of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above.


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