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Job Title:  Test Engineer III

Requisition ID:  5346

Bellingham, WA, US, 98226

Home-based Position:  No
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
Job Type:  Full-Time
Job Description: 

EnerSys is the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications. We have over thirty manufacturing and assembly plants worldwide servicing over 10,000 customers in more than 100 countries. Worldwide headquarters are located in Reading, PA, USA with regional headquarters in Europe and Asia. We complement our extensive line of Motive Power and Energy Systems with a full range of integrated services and systems. With sales and service locations throughout the world, and over 100 years of battery experience, EnerSys is the power/full solution for stored DC power products. 

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What We’re Offering

  • Paid time off plus paid holidays
  • Medical/dental/vision insurance plan
  • Life insurance, short/long term disability, tuition reimbursement, flex spending, and employee stock purchase plan
  • 401K plan
  • Culture: We value and strive for excellence in all that we do through innovative technology by creating long lasting relationships with our stakeholders, co-workers, and customers. We continentally strive to foster teamwork, engagement and enhance our employee’s skills and competence by providing appropriate training.

Compensation Range: 92,300-110,700 

Compensation may vary based on applicant's work experience, education level, skill set, and/or location.  

Job Purpose

With limited supervision, responsible for complex activities relating to the design, development, and execution of manual and automated test cases and test fixtures. Responsibilities include test code development, interpretation, and implementation of specifications, and technical leadership of the test engineering team. This opportunity would be perfect for someone who is either a fresh graduate looking to learn a new skill or someone with intermediate experience looking to learn a new industry. #BEL

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide interface between management and the test team for efficient dissemination of project and design information
  • Assist in the definition and implementation of detailed test specifications, verification and validation test plans, and internal processes related to test engineering for prototypes and new products
  • Design, develop, execute, and verify test software before release to production and for sustaining projects
  • Produce quality test architectural documentation, flowcharts, state diagrams, schematics, and reports for test projects
  • Draft and provide description and build details for custom apparatus
  • Write test scripts in Python, C, Visual Basic, LabView or other applicable languages to automate product verification testing
  • Define method of test to validate products and estimate costs to execute test plan
  • Establish a method for recording and maintaining test parameters and results
  • Determine list of required off-the-shelf equipment and test software platforms
  • Assemble design prototypes for test purposes and provide feedback to design engineers
  • Identify, promote and oversee coordination of initiatives within the test engineering group for improved efficiency and technical knowledge advancement
  • Lead team of test engineers and technicians by assigning and prioritizing tasks, leading design reviews; provide technical direction for junior engineers, and ensure test software is developed efficiently.
  • Communicate status, risks, issues, and recommended mitigation to test manager
  • Provide weekly status/progress updates to the Test manager
  • Attend project meetings where the test group requires representation
  • Assist engineering management with performance feedback for evaluations



  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, computer science, or related field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and with test teams
  • Good interpersonal skills and documentation discipline
  • Hands-on experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Python, LabView, and C programming experience
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to operate electronic test equipment
  • Experience collaborating with department team members
  • Experience maintaining safe work practices and environment
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and to set own priorities
  • Basic understanding of power conversion topologies (buck, boost, buck-boost, NPC, H-  Bridge, resonant)
  • Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office applications



  • Experience with automated test equipment, test software scripts (LabView), schematic capture (Protel), CAD (Vellum, Autocad)
  • Comfortable working with 'mains' electrical supply
  • Ability to read engineering drawings
  • Thorough understanding of power electronics
  • Familiarity of regulatory requirements

General Job Requirements

  • Must be able to frequently bend; twist; reach; stoop; kneel or crouch.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds/23 kilos on a daily continuous basis. Anything heavier will be done with the assistance of a mechanical device or with the assistance of another employee.
  • Risk of electrical shock.


EnerSys provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  EEO/Minority/Female/Vets/Disabled

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Nearest Major Market: Bellingham
Nearest Secondary Market: Everett

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