Test Engineer

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Thomson Industries
Marengo, IL, United States

Phone: 815-510-0838
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Test Engineer


Marengo, IL 


86,949- 96,599

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Job Description:

Picture yourself at Thomson.

For more than 75 years, Thomson has been a leader in the mechanical motion technology industry, designing, manufacturing, and marketing products highlighted by globally trusted brand names and innovative technologies.

At the core of our success has always been smart, creative, and determined people, coming together from diverse backgrounds with tremendous experience and unique abilities. Today, this rings true more than ever for our 1,700+ employees at facilities across North America, Europe, and Asia.

We offer a diverse and collaborative work environment that provides opportunities for our associates to succeed at work, at home, and within our communities. The Thomson culture is characterized by ambitious goal setting, continuous improvement, and opportunities for team and individual achievement. We are committed to your career growth by coaching, developing, and building the confidence of those that aspire to a higher level of professional challenge.

We invite you to explore the opportunity of advancing your career with Thomson. For more information about us, visit www.thomsonlinear.com


The Test Engineer position will be responsible for designing, programming, and implementing the tests that ensure the quality and the functionality of a product along with being involved in all phases of the product development launch cycle.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support production test equipment by collaborating with quality, manufacturing engineers, line leads, etc.
  • Work with design engineering to confirm what features / functions to be included in test specs
  • Work with mechanical engineers on design of physical test equipment
  • Work with manufacturing and quality engineers to commission and validate test equipment onto production floor
  • Liaison with outside contractors for outsourced test equipment

Representative Decisions

  • Drawing and documentation approval for simple to medium complexity equipment and processes
  • Provide recommendations with corresponding documentation to Lab and Testbenches Manager, Engineering Manager or project team for complex equipment and process improvements

Expected Outcomes

  • Robust test stations that are reliable, maintainable, and scalable
  • Good working relationship with design engineering and manufacturing
  • Quick response and resolution to production issues
  • On time delivery of test equipment per project schedules


Education and Experience Requirements

  • 4-year degree (BS) in Engineering
  • 3 years required experience
  • Good understanding of electrical circuits, linear motion concepts, electrical systems, hydraulics, pneumatics, and servo motion systems and Programmable Logic Controllers.
  • Ability to write concise test specifications
  • Ability to design test stand for linear motion equipment
  • In-depth knowledge of measurement, automation programming, and control techniques
  • In-depth troubleshooting skills, able to determine root cause failures between test equipment and product issues
  • Understanding of broad range of sensors and how to interact with them programmatically

Preferred Experience:

  • Programming experience with LabVIEW.
  • Familiar with NI equipment including cRIO, FPGA and Windows
  • Familiar with SQL and MS Access databases, designing and integrating with test cells

What We Do For You

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Coverage
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • 401k Retirement Plan and Profit Sharing
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Maternity / Paternity Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Work Arrangements

EEO Statement: The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Regal Rexnord Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Regal Rexnord Company."" Regal Rexnord and all Regal Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at:


Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.