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Test Engineer IV - Instrumentation

Hyster-Yale, Fairview, OR

Job - Engineering

Close Date: 06/14/2019

Job Description :
Test Engineer IV - Instrumentation

Put a LIFT in Your Career! Hyster-Yale Group, Inc. (HYG), a world-class manufacturer of industrial lift trucks, has an outstanding opportunity for an exceptional and talented Test Engineer in our facility located in the Portland, Oregon area. HYG designs, engineers, manufactures, sells and services a comprehensive line of lift trucks and aftermarket parts marketed globally under the Hyster and Yale brand names. We are one of the global leaders in the Material Handling industry and have been building relationships and partnering with our customers, suppliers, dealers and employees for over 80 years.

HYG is looking for an energetic individual who will have a positive influence on the organization and the Test Operations team. This position plays an important role in the validation of all new products. This individual interacts with all aspects of the organization, including design, test, marketing, manufacturing, and procurement, to ensure we deliver quality lift trucks that meet customer requirements and acceptance. Join our team as we take forklift research, development, and testing to the next level.


Supervise Instrumentation calibration, repair and documentation services in compliance with ISO 9001 certification requirements.
Provide customer support services including guidance of instrument and sensor selection, data recording equipment, calibration, and 3D printing.
Coordinate efforts with Global team members to improve consistency and usage of HYG equipment
Create and track budgets for instrumentation equipment, maintenance, and outside calibration services.
Perform audits of instrument lab processes and checkout methods to ensure traceability tracking
Lead instrumentation training plan for all members of Product Validation
Coordinate process improvement in all Instrument Lab activities.
Troubleshoot and repair measurement devices
Develop plan to bring new measurement tools that support lab capabilities
Supervision of lab technicians.
The successful instrumentation engineer will meet the following minimum qualifications:

Innovative thinking, troubleshooting and problem solving.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Attention to Quality: Follow established procedures and be attentive to details to ensure accuracy in testing and documentation.
Decision Making: Exhibit good judgment and a realistic understanding of issues; demonstrate ability to take decisive actions to develop product or resolve issues.
Systematic Problem solving: Demonstrate ability to apply basic principles and methods to resolve product issues.
Teamwork and Flexibility: Function well in a team environment by working well with other employees and other departments.
Occasional travel may be required (less than 5% total time)
Bachelors of Science related to Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
Minimum 10 years industry experience
ASQ certification in CCT Instrumentation Calibration a plus.
Specialized knowledge/skill in industrial vehicle/automotive technology.
Specialized knowledge/skill in engineering test procedures.
Specialized knowledge/skill in project management and planning.
Experienced in managing 2-4 member test team.
Experience managing a monthly project budget

We are an equal opportunity employer with an excellent benefit package including medical, dental and life insurance, 401(k) and profit sharing.