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Textron Test Engineer II - Powersports in Thief River Falls, Minnesota

Test Engineer II - Powersports


  • Determine appropriate test equipment required to understand if modification or fabrication is required and assist in the design or fabrication of necessary equipment.

  • Effectively communicate with engineering teams regarding test progression and preliminary test results.

  • Analyze and present test data via plotted graphs, spreadsheets and statistics using data acquisition and data analysis software.

  • Strain gauge components and provide load and strain data to Finite Element Engineers.

  • Attend design reviews and research and recommend design modifications based on test results.

  • Operate and program data acquisition equipment.

  • Assure completeness and accuracy of tests performed and maintain calibration of equipment.

  • Maintain test results and test reports in a detailed and organized manner.

  • Develop and write new test standards and standard operating procedures (SOP).

  • Safely ride and evaluate ATV’s, Recreation Off Highway Vehicles (ROV’s), snowmobiles, turf equipment, golf cars, utility vehicles, personal transportation vehicles, and ground support equipment.

  • Acquire and analyze acoustic and vibration data and analyze design changes that effect the product line and perform tests or procedures to ensure compliance.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Engineering Technology required

  • Years of Experience: 2 or more years of experience required

  • Software Knowledge: Unigraphics NX, NI LabVIEW, Simcenter, nCode, Data Loggers, Siemens, SCADAS, AIM, CSM, Somat, Dew-esoft

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in cross- functional teams

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Job Engineering

Primary Location US-Minnesota-Thief River Falls

Recruiting Company Textron Specialized Vehicles

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 297789