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Musco Lighting Electrical Engineer – Electronics Testing & Manufacturing in Urbandale, Iowa


The Manufacturing Test Engineer will be responsible for designing, developing, and implementing tests and procedures to ensure the quality of circuit boards manufactured in our Des Moines production Facility. This person will work closely with the Manufacturing and R&D engineers to ensure that the testing process is integrated into the production process and that circuit boards meet required specifications and standards.

The Manufacturing Test Engineer's duties may include developing test plans and procedures, designing test equipment, troubleshooting problems, and analyzing test data to identify defects and improve product quality. They may also work to improve the manufacturing process itself by identifying areas for optimization and improvement. This may include researching equipment or upgrades to existing equipment for process optimization.

In addition to technical skills, the Manufacturing Test Engineer for circuit board production should have strong analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as excellent communication skills to collaborate effectively with other members of the manufacturing team. They should also have a deep understanding of the Electrical Engineering principles and practices as well as testing technology and methodologies.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate, implement and monitor processes and operating systems for the manufacture of products.

  • Create/edit/maintain necessary documentation.

  • Equipment calibration and maintenance monitoring.

  • Assess the availability of raw materials and their safety and environmental impact of the facility.

  • Support the conversion of small-scale processes into commercially viable large-scale operations.

  • Monitor and improve the efficiency, output and safety of manufacturing processes through observations and measurements as well as by collecting and interpreting data from other technical and operating personnel.

  • Work closely with other specialists for quality control of raw materials.

  • Assume responsibility for safety/environmental issues and ongoing performance of processes.

  • Act as Aegis Administrator

  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Technical Capacity.

  • Problem Solving/Analysis

  • Communication Proficiency

  • Experience in operating and maintaining Quality Management Systems such as ISO 9001

  • Understanding of industry standards such as IPC-A-610, J-STD-001, ANSI ESD 20/20

  • Familiarity or experience with Six Sigma and Statistical Process Control techniques

  • Good technical writing and analytical skills

  • Experience with Aegis Factory Logix is desired

  • ASQ certification is desired.

Education & Experience Requirements:

  • B.S. in electrical engineering, computer engineering, mechanical engineering or physics.

  • Minimum of two years of experience in electronic design with electronic circuit technology assembly processes.

  • Experience in design, repair and analysis of electronic systems. Must have exposure to electrical engineering design principles and methodologies.




  • Bachelors Degree or better in Physics

  • Bachelors Degree or better in Mechanical Engineering

  • Bachelors Degree or better in Electrical Engineering

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)