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Senior Test Technician - Engine Systems

Hyster-Yale, Fairview, OR

Job - Engineering

Close Date: 06/14/2019

Job Description :
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 technician in our facility located in the Portland, Oregon area. HYG designs, engineers, manufactures, sells and services a comprehensive line of lift trucks, which are 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 90 years.

HYG is looking for an energetic individual who will have a positive influence on the organization and the Engine Systems Test Team. This position plays an important role in validating new forklifts. Engine System development at HYG’s Counterbalance Development Center typically includes truck performance tests, as well as durability tests at the component or assembly levels. This position works directly with a test engineer, and frequently interacts with design staff as well, 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.

In-truck and bench test per company methods
Pre-test measurements, build, and documentation
Post-test teardown inspection, measurements, photos, and documentation
Participate in build of Proof-of-Concept assemblies and vehicles
Perform light fabrication (e.g. sheet metal, welding, machining, etc.)
Install, configure, and operate various instrumentation to record test data
Review and communicate data and test results through both verbal and written reports
Focus on quality, with attention to detail

Hands-on demonstrated ability in automotive or heavy machinery mechanics
Basic experience with machining, fabrication, and manufacturing methods and tolerances
Basic experience interpreting drawings of parts, weldments, hydraulics, and electrical schematics
Basic computer skills including proficiency using Microsoft Office suite of tools
Experience with data acquisition
Ability to operate lift trucks
Ability to meet physical demands of working on equipment (lifting, pulling, bending, and reaching)

Advanced experience in machining, fabrication, and manufacturing methods and tolerances
Advanced interpreting drawings of parts, weldments, hydraulics, and electrical schematics
Experience as a forklift service technician
Experience with engine systems
Ability to troubleshoot gas, LPG, and diesel engine systems
Experience in a product development setting running tests, compiling data, and completing electronic documentation
Experience with sensor selection and data acquisition systems
Familiarity with Somat eDAQ
We are an equal opportunity employer with an excellent benefit package including medical, dental and life insurance, 401(k) and profit sharing.