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Test Engineering Manager

Company: Legrand North America
Location: Reno
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Position Description
At -a Glance

Legrand -has an exciting opportunity for a Test Enineering Manager to join the DPC Team in Reno, NV.

Under general direction of the Director of Operations Engineering, the Test Engineering Manager will plan, schedule, coordinate, allocate resources and control processes for Automated Test Engineering Team and related projects. The Test Engineering Manager will be responsible for a team that supports all phases of production testing. The team is responsible for developing test scripts and for the automated testing process. The manager Interface with local and remote production testing including trouble shooting units under test and test equipment defects. The Test Engineering Manager will ensure that all assigned duties are performed efficiently and according to the established departmental and company policies, procedures and goals.

Main Job Duties:

  • Design, and maintain real-time test applications with hardware interfacing utilizing VB Dot Net.
  • Provides technical support to Production, Troubleshoots analog and digital circuits, as well as electro-mechanical assemblies.
  • Create hardware testing applications and fixtures for PCB's and finished product in a production environment.
  • Monitor and improve First Pass Yield testing. Provide real-time application support in a production environment
  • Create and maintain various Web and Win form database utilities, applications and SQL queries
  • Develop test specifications, scopes, and objectives and ensure technical feasibility of projects involving all relevant parties.
  • Coordinate, monitor, and manage projects to ensure timely completion.
  • Collaborate with a wide variety of functional areas such as sales, engineering, manufacturing, and operations to enact improvement and meet commitments.
  • Analyze and monitor processes, resources, and documentation for successes and potential improvements.
  • Promote a safe, clean and organized work environment. Ensure correct use of equipment throughout the quality assurance environment.
  • Responsible for managing the budgets, staffing, reviews, and coordination of training and development.
  • Develop, monitor and report on overall engineering performance/metrics.
  • Promote a positive attitude, positive relations, and a sense of urgency with coworkers.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management

    Education: Bachelor's degree from four-year College or University with emphasis in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Experience: A minimum of 5 years of firmware development experience or similar experience and prior project management experience.


    • Demonstrated ability to successfully lead a team.
    • Demonstrated ability to organize and coordinate multiple priorities to deadlines.
    • Able to develop VB.NET Win form and dll based application software to interface with electronics hardware
    • Proficient with GUI development
    • Experience with: I2C, RS-232, RS-485,USB
    • Proficient with SQLite /SQL Server, SQL database development
    • Familiarity with electronic components and electric circuits
    • Experience with XML, HTML, Java Script, ASPX Dot Net a plus.
    • Good organizational skills. Must be capable of working independently with minimal supervision in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
    • Effective oral and written communication skills with the ability to provide information and coordinate project plans across multiple groups within the Company.
    • Strong organizational and planning skills and the ability to work independently.
    • Familiarity of ISO 9000 standards and audit process.

      Desired Competencies:

      • Use of Technology - Adapts to new technologies; troubleshoots technological problems; uses technology to increase productivity; keeps technical skills up to date.
      • Job Knowledge - Competent in required job skills and knowledge; exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills; keeps abreast of current developments; requires minimal supervision; displays understanding of how job relates to others; uses resources effectively.
      • Design - Generates creative solutions; translates concepts and information into images; uses feedback to modify designs; applies design principles; demonstrates attention to detail.
      • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
      • Initiative - Volunteers readily; undertakes self-development activities; seeks increased responsibilities; takes independent actions and calculated risks; looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; asks for and offers help when needed.
      • Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas; presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.
      • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans.
      • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.

        Work environment is fast paced and priorities can shift quickly. All employees are expected to go outside their primary responsibilities when required, and multi-task job duties on a regular basis. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and may occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
        Company Info
        About Legrand
        Representing more than 150 years of innovation, Legrand is the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Our purpose is improving lives by transforming the spaces where people live, work and meet with electrical and digital infrastructures and connected solutions that are simple, innovative and sustainable. Every day, over 39,000 Legrand employees work hard to enhance the buildings of tomorrow. -Legrand is a global, publicly traded company listed on the Euronext (Legrand SA EPA: LR) with revenue of ---7 billion, and products sold in 180 countries. For more information, visit

        About Legrand North and Central America
        Legrand North and Central America (LNCA) employs over 6,500 associates in 50 locations, working across six divisions/sector: Audio Visual, Building Controls Systems, Data Power and Controls, Electrical Wiring Systems, and Lighting. - -We hold a leading position in every North American market we serve and focus on exceeding our customers' needs within the commercial, residential, and industrial industries. LNCA offers comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage, as well as distinctive benefits like a high employer 401K match, above-benchmark paid maternity and parental leave, paid time off to volunteer, and an active/growing Employee Resource Group network. - LNCA is an employee-centered, growing company with tremendous opportunity. - -For more information, visit

        About Legrand's Data Center Power and Control Division
        The industry-leading brands of Approved Networks, -Ortronics, Raritan, Server Technology, and Starline empower Legrand's Data, Power & Control to produce innovative solutions for data centers, building networks, and facility infrastructures. Our division designs, manufactures, and markets world-class products for a more productive and sustainable future. The exceptional reliability of our technologies results from decades of proven performance and a dedication to research and development. -

        Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Legrand North America, Reno , Test Engineering Manager, Executive , Reno, Nevada

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