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Test Engineer

Harmonic Drive LLC

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Posted on 09/03/2021


Beverly, MA



The Testing Project Engineer will be responsible for developing, updating, and improving documentation and procedures, as well as providing on-going support for all testing operations at Harmonic Drive, LLC. This role requires engineering knowledge and project management, collaboration, and communication skills within a team and across departments.

Major Duties & Responsibilities

Essential Functions

  • Able to learn and understand testing operations and required equipment.
  • Review and refine existing procedures related to testing.
  • Propose and develop new procedures, work instructions, and specifications related to testing.
  • Serve as communication link between all departments involved with testing.
  • Document deviations and changes relating to testing and test equipment.
  • Assist in troubleshooting and root cause investigations.
  • Organize tasks and ensure follow-through with team members.
  • Review and organize testing programs and data.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Skills & Abilities


  • Engineering knowledge.
  • Documentation writing.
  • Project management.
  • Microsoft Office programs.
  • Data analysis.
  • Communication skills.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Familiarity with Document Control preferred.
  • Familiarity with Lean Six Sigma, Continuous Improvement, and/or 5S preferred.
  • Familiarity with testing and inspection using electromechanical systems and/or automated equipment.
  • Familiarity with CAD software such as SolidWorks and GD&T.
  • Familiarity with LabView and/or programming.

Minimum Education & Experience

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering discipline.
  • Experience writing engineering documentation and procedures.

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Harmonic Drive, LLC engineers and manufactures precision servo actuators, gearheads and gear component sets. We work closely with Fortune 500, start-ups and companies of all sizes to understand their application requirements and provide a standard or, in most cases, a custom-engineered solution to enable the success of their design project. Since the beginning, our engineering and production teams have continued to develop enabling technologies and products for the evolving motion control market. For over 50 years, Harmonic Drive has been you’re your partner for precision motion control. Today, high precision Harmonic Drive® strain wave gears continue to be engineered and manufactured by Harmonic Drive LLC in the US, Harmonic Drive SE in Germany and Harmonic Drive Systems, Inc. in Japan. With shared values, designs and quality standards, we locally serve the needs of our global customers. Harmonic Drive is a registered trademark of Harmonic Drive Systems. ISO9001 & AS9100 registered.

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