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Contract - Engineer I or II - Telemetry

Hyster-Yale, Fairview, OR

Job - Engineering

Close Date: 12/31/2019

Contract Engineer I or II - Telemetry
Product Development

Job Description

Contract Test Engineer I or II - Telemetry

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 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.


Conduct test plans (DVP&R, cycle tests, durability tests) for functional systems testing
Instrument and test new systems and components, both on and off vehicle
Design/Develop required test apparatus and fixtures
Identify and resolve development issues working closely with Design groups and suppliers.
Maintain accurate records for all system/component test input/outputs
Troubleshoot field/service issues
Maintain a list of work priorities and appropriately schedule people/resources to ensure on-time completion while providing guidance to technicians and mechanics
Communicate both verbally and through written reports


BS/MS in Engineering.
1-2 year’s work experience in an engineering field is strongly preferred. New grads will be considered.
Knowledge/skill in automotive, industrial equipment, materials handling, agricultural or similar vehicle technologies
Knowledge/skill in drafting practices, CAD, engineering analysis, design layouts
Highly motivated with solid leadership skills and ability to work with limited supervision
Desire for ‘hands on’ work in a shop environment a must and ability to operate lift trucks
Excels in innovative thinking, troubleshooting, problem solving, written and verbal communication skills
Desire for ‘hands on’ work in a shop environment is a must
Experience interpreting engineering drawings (components, weldments, hydraulic and electrical schematics)


Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Practical understanding of machining practices, manufacturing methods and tolerances
Experience with Data acquisition systems such as SOMAT EDAQ, Vector CANalyzer including knowledge of CAN communication
Practical understanding of machining practices, manufacturing methods and tolerances
Experience in a product development environment

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

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