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Regal Beloit Corporation Sr. Test Lab Tech in Downers Grove IL Aerospace, United States


Brief Description

Rexnord Industries, LLC, a leading supplier in the Aerospace industry, is seeking a Sr Test Lab Technician to assist in setting up, programming, and running various tests on mechanical parts and completing test reports for submission to customers.The role requires a strong understanding of materials, mechanical, and electrical engineering concepts that apply to our test procedures. This position requires a degree of independence in testing and problem- solving skills. The Senior Technician works directly with engineering, management, and customers.The Sr. Technician performs all maintenance for testing area and equipment.

Key Accountabilities

  • The individual will use a combination of standard testing and new procedures while working under limited supervision to perform assigned tests

  • Under minimal direction of engineers, perform a variety of engineering and design duties such as drawing reviews, basic design of mechanical or electrical components on existing products, new products, assemblies, and tests

  • Provide technical review of test design, fabrication, setup and operation to accomplish the desired test plan within the time and target budget

  • Review and analyze test concepts

  • Recommend the best materials, tolerances, choice of components, manufacturing method, or construction to accomplish function and minimize cost

  • Select purchased components as necessary to best accomplish a desired function

  • Proactively prepare basic design specifications and general arrangement of drawings of assemblies, machines, and test equipment as directed

  • Devise, fabricate, and assemble components and parts

  • Perform independent evaluation or validation of equipment by establishing operating conditions, devising performance tests, setting up apparatus, conducting tests, recording and analyzing results, modifying components, and recommend changes needed to improve equipment

  • Ensure operation of equipment and product by completing preventative maintenance requirements, calibrating, troubleshooting malfunctions, calling for repairs or performing repairs, and maintaining equipment inventories

  • Work closely with sales, marketing, engineers and customer personnel

  • Interact with customers, provide input, and review proposed development


Job Requirements

Capabilities and Success Factors

  • Previous experience working with MTS controls and servo-hydraulic systems required

  • This position requires the applicant to be a US Person with a US permanent residence. A US Person is a US Citizen or Green card holder

  • High school diploma or equivalent; Associates Degree or Trade School Certificate strongly preferred

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working in a test lab completing tests of mechanical components or in a related area.

  • Highly skilled and has advanced aptitude/troubleshooting abilities working with complicated electro-mechanical systems required

  • Previous experience using and troubleshooting data acquisition software

  • Strong knowledge of electrical and electronics preferred

  • Assists all levels of engineers with their tasks and assignments.

  • Performs a variety of complicated tasks related to testing of components within the business unit

  • Adapts procedures, processes, tools, equipment and techniques to accomplish the requirements of the position

  • Serves as a resource to the Engineering team

  • Assist in resolution of complex problems and issues

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Ability to work within a team

  • Analytical thinker