Test Engineer, Vehicle Electrification and Environmental Engineer
Indianapolis, IN 
Posted 22 days ago
Job Description

Job Title:

Test Engineer, Vehicle Electrification and Environmental Engineer

Job Description:


For more than a century, Allison Transmission has been on the front lines of innovation that truly impacts how our world moves. Allison continues to create innovative propulsion solutions for our customers that drive our world forward. Our electric hybrids are bridging the charging infrastructure gap while decreasing greenhouse gases. Our traditional powertrain products used in ambulances, school busses, and even battle tanks, where lives are relying on our technologies.

Allison's team is comprised of talented individuals across the globe, and our drive for innovation is being felt worldwide. Our vision is to be the global leader in commercial-duty propulsion solutions that Improve the Way the World Works. By joining our team, there are numerous ways to learn and contribute as we develop propulsion solutions that meet the needs OEMs and end users. Drive your career forward, with this opportunity as a Test Engineer located in Indianapolis, Indiana.


As the Test Engineer, you will be responsible for planning, managing, developing and oversight of the execution of vehicle level testing. This person will be responsible for configuring test units, data collection & analysis, test reports and working closely on a daily basis as an interface between internal/external business partners and Test Technicians. The successful candidate must be self-directed and capable of trade-off decision making to deliver high quality test results on-time and within budget, and maintain compliance with Allison processes and procedures. As part of this, they will work closely with internal and external business partners to manage test programs. The role will provide opportunity for hands-on involvement with Allison products, external customer applications, industrial test equipment, and test operating controls systems. Significant mechanical and electrical content exists. This person will share knowledge, assist and train other engineers by a team approach in all projects.

In this role, you will be a valuable part of the team by:

*Utilization of a systems engineering approach to design, develop, implement, and execute reliable, repeatable testing in support of business needs and timing.
*Contribute to department continuous improvement activities to increase testing efficiency, reduce cost, and drive high levels of quality.
*Assumes appropriate responsibilities as a member of the assigned product development team.
oParticipates in planning and/or status meetings.
oPromotes teamwork on all work related assignments.
oMaintains willingness to share professional knowledge and experience with teammates.
*Plans, manages, and oversees the execution of vehicle tests.
oCreating, managing, and delivering multiple projects on-time and to budget.
oAssures facilities and support areas are informed, equipped, and prepared to match the flow of test needs.
oIssues the appropriate instructional documents (work requests) as required to initiate and support the test flow.
oAssists in gathering, and performs analysis of test data to ensure its validity.
oCommunicate technical data to internal and external engineering organizations.
*Has basic understanding of computer programming to modify test cycles and post processing applications.
*Documents test events/results through Test Reports, log entries and database entries as appropriate.
*Prepares, or assists in preparation of program bids or requests for cost estimates.
*Observes applicable procedures and practices as delineated in the VE+ET standard practices.
*Manages, monitors, and assists in the configuration and disposition of test vehicles.
*Working with a high level of independent judgment and decision making.
*Adheres to and strives to improve the engineering development process.
*Establishes and updates best practices and standardized testing procedures.
*Other duties as assigned.

To be successful in this role you will need the following:

*Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Automotive Engineering or equivalent degree/experience

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

*Minimum of 1 year of Mechanical/Electrical/Automotive Engineering experience
*Proficient in oral and written business communication
*High level of interpersonal skills
*Ability to set and meet goals for all deliverables
*Basic mechanical aptitude
*Proficiency with computer operations, including Microsoft Office tools
*Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings required

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

*Experience in laboratory test environment
*Basic knowledge of vehicle powertrain systems and operations, hybrid and electrified propulsion systems desired but not required
*Basic understanding of computer programming in order to write & modify test cycles and support data analysis efforts
*Troubleshooting experience in electronic controls, mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical systems preferred

Allison Transmission is an equal opportunity employer. We have opportunities for all qualified applicants regardless of age, race, color, sex, religion, creed, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status.

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran requiring assistance and/or reasonable accommodations reviewing any of the careers information, please contact us at 317-242-5000.

Please note that Allison Transmission will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Allison Transmission will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Primary Location:

Indianapolis, IN

Additional Locations:

Allison Transmission is an equal opportunity employer. We have opportunities for all qualified applicants regardless of age, race, color, sex, religion, creed, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status or any other protected class.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1+ years
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