Sr. PCBA Product Test Engineer
 Cedar Rapids, IA

Schneider Electric creates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. Our 135,000 employees thrive in more than 100 countries. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment.

Great people make Schneider Electric a great company.

What do you get to do in this position?

· Assure compliance to DFM, DFA and DFT guidelines in the product designs through early involvement in the product development process

· Develop product test and equipment specifications

· Develop equipment and process qualification plans

· Hands on supervision of manufacturing prototype and pilot runs at electronic contract manufacturers

· Hands on supervision of design, deployment and qualification of specified test equipment

· Prepare and manage detailed task driven schedule for equipment development

· Estimate resources and expenses for test equipment development

· Create, maintain and keep current all technical documentation

· Actively participate in problem solving of manufacturing / quality issues

We know skills and competencies show up in many different ways and can be based on your life experience. If you do not necessarily meet all the requirements that are listed, we still encourage you to apply for the position.

This job might be for you if:


  • Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 5 years experience in electronics manufacturing or production environment
  • Must have** a minimum of 3 to 5 years experience in new product development
  • Ability to understand and develop test strategies for electrical and electronic products designed for use in industrial controls and distribution equipment.
  • Knowledge of PCB assembly process, wave solder, reflow solder, SMT and PTH technologies and equipment
  • Experience with DOE, SPC and Six Sigma principles


  • General understanding of system design software (LabVIEW, TestStand, C#, etc)
  • Proficient in relational database architecture
  • Windows power user and knowledgeable in cybersecurity principles and practice
  • Prior schematic capture/PCB generation experience in CAD software (AutoCAD preferred)
  • Exposure to various test equipment architectures (VXI, PXI, Rack and Stack, etc)
  • Knowledge of communication protocols (Modbus, Ethernet, CAN, SPI, etc)
  • Electronic circuit knowledge: digital, analog, power and high voltage
  • Proficient in the use of laboratory instruments and methods (power sources, scopes, precision meters, etc)
  • Experience with electrical, pneumatic and mechanical systems
  • Basic understanding of UL61010-1 Standard, NFPA 79, National Electric Code and OSHA NRTL certification as it pertains to manufacturing test systems design
  • Familiarity with electrical safe work practices
  • In-circuit test experience with Teradyne or Agilent platforms
  • Understanding and experience with DfT software such as Testway
  • Understanding and experience with DfM software such as Valor

Schneider Electric offers a robust benefits package to support our employees such as flexible work arrangements, paid family leave, 401(k) match, and more. Click here to find out more about working with us:

We seek out and reward people for putting the customer first, being disruptive to the status quo, embracing different perspectives, continuously learning, and acting like owners. We’re recognized around the world for welcoming people as they are. We create an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company.  See what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric.

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