Test Engineer at Hyliion

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Hyliion is looking for a Test Engineer to join our engineering team in Austin. This full-time position offers the opportunity to be a part of a fast-growing company that is revolutionizing the trucking industry. We are seeking exceptionally talented individuals that are highly motivated to revolutionize an industry, reduce the use of fuel and have some fun. You will be joining an experienced engineering team in the design, simulation, implementation and testing of electrical powertrain systems. In this role, you will be developing the subsystem of the vehicle, taking designs from the conceptual stage through final implementation and production. Reports to Test Manager

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

  • Support Hyliion’s validation team to develop and validate products ensuring meet and exceed customer expectations
  • Develop specifications for Hyliion’s future test equipment supporting the facility build-out activities
  • Manage test technicians establishing and managing daily tasks
  • Lead the selection of toolsets and instrumentation for Hyliion’s current and future testing needs
  • Support the development of FMEAs and associated DVP&Rs for both Hardware and Software teams
  • Develop test specifications to ensure that the appropriate detection methods are in place for both hardware and software systems
  • Support the management of monthly validation team budgets
  • Develop and manage KPIs for validation team
  • Create test reports and develop recommendations for product development team
  • Support problem resolution activities, assist in the facilitation of problem solving 8D workshops
  • Perform due diligence of outsourced Tier 1 test capabilities to ensure that validated products align with Hyliion’s requirements


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Strong understanding Class-8 trucks, their sub-systems and application requirements
  • Experience in vehicle electrification and state-of-the-art testing methodologies
  • Experience in Test Automation. It is expected that Hyliion’s test equipment will run 24 hours a day.
  • Experience in engine testing and associated emissions certifications
  • Expert in high voltage safety systems
  • Strong understanding of vehicle safety systems
  • Experience in electric powertrain testing
  • Experience in drivetrain testing
  • Experience in battery technology and testing methodologies
  • Experience in electrical and wiring systems testing
  • Expert in NVH and measurement methodologies
  • Expert in instrumentation and methodologies
  • Experience in APQP toolsets
  • Experience in SMED and 5S methodologies
  • Strong follow-through and self-starting nature
  • Ability to positively and effectively communicate with customers (internal and external), to address their needs promptly and to follow through on commitments
  • Ability to understand and follow complex verbal and written instructions

Required Qualifications:

  • 5 years experience in automotive test environment
  • Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stand, sit, use of hands to handle, feel, or reach with hands and arms
  • Ability to lift and/ or move up to 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision

Work Environment:

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate


FLSA: Non-Exempt (Hourly) 

Hyliion is committed to diversity and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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Cedar Park is a suburb, about 16 miles Northwest of Austin, TX. The community offers an assortment of activities for families and friends.

What are Hyliion Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball, Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted On occasion .
Pet Friendly
Acme Co.'s pet policy is Occasional bring your pet to work days.
Relocation Assistance
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