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Position Summary: As Test Engineer you will work in Briggs & Stratton's Power Products Group to support new product development and testing. This position will develop, implement and monitor testing for the Company's portable and standby generator products.
Job Responsibilities:

Create test standards for lab and field tests, and monitor results through proactive interaction and teamwork with internal and external stakeholders

Develop new methods to improve test quality, cost and efficiency

Develop and improve test processes, plans, and procedures

Develop and implement test plans (DVP&R) to ensure product designs meet customer requirements

Perform data analysis/root cause analysis on test results

Assist in the design and develop of automated test systems, including some software and hardware development

Lead, coach and mentor test technicians in product development and testing

Provide planning, direction, and coordination for testing activities while achieving optimum use of resources

Provide technical expertise to other areas as needed

Participates as a key contributor for new product development and testing

Job Skill Requirements:

Experience with single and three phase generators

Strong organizational and interpersonal communication skills

Ability to effectively communicate and promote teamwork

Strong statistical data analysis (Reliability Engineering) experience preferred

Ability to build, drive and encourage culture change and continual improvement

Demonstrated ability to prioritize and support multiple concurrent projects and key initiatives based on the business needs

Effective planning practices that result in maintained timelines and customer satisfaction

Ability to develop good working relationship with internal customers, contractors, and suppliers

Measures effectiveness of execution through defined metrics and disciplined monitoring.

National Instruments hardware/software experience preferred (focus on LabVIEW)

Background or knowledge in battery technology and/or systems helpful

Educational Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent

Experience Requirements:

Minimum of one year of professional engineering experience preferred

Previous co-operative education or internship experience is helpful

Briggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world's largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America's number one manufacturer of portable generators and pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of lawn and garden and turf care through its Simplicity®, Snapper®, Ferris®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents.
Briggs & Stratton Corporation is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minoriti

About Briggs and Stratton Corporation

Briggs & Stratton Corporation is a producer of air cooled gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. The Company conducts its operations through two segments: Engines and Power Products. The Company designs, manufactures, markets and services engine products for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) worldwide. These engines are aluminum alloy gasoline engines with displacements ranging from 141 cubic centimeters to 993 cubic centimeters. The Power Products segment designs, manufacturers and markets a range of outdoor power equipment and related accessories. Through its wholly owned subsidiary, Briggs & Stratton Power Products Group, LLC, the Company designs, manufactures and markets generators (portable and home standby), pressure washers, snow throwers, lawn and garden powered equipment (riding and walk behind mowers, tillers, chipper/shredders, leaf blowers and vacuums) and related accessories. On June 30, 2008, the Company acquired Victa Lawncare Pty. Limited. (Source: 10-K)