Crane Aerospace & Electronics Test Engineer- Hydraulics in Elyria, Ohio

Test Engineer- Hydraulics

Location OH, Elyria

Department Engineering

Employment Type Full Time

Crane Aerospace & Electronics supplies critical systems and components to the aerospace and defense markets. You’ll find Crane Aerospace & Electronics in some of the toughest environments: from engines to landing gear; from satellites to medical implants and from missiles to unmanned aerial systems (UAS).

The Test Engineer II is responsible for design, coordination, and direction of engineering test projects under the guidance of a supervising manager. This involves design, set-up and running engineering tests; program coordination with other departments, vendors and test agencies; technical supervision and guidance of test technicians


  • Provide technical support and planning of bid packages when required

  • Design test set-ups from written or verbal specifications; Select and procure equipment necessary to obtain desired results and accuracy; Build test set-ups and perform testing to maintain test schedules; Provide analysis and visual inspection of all set-ups for correct design and for safe operation

  • Design, program and trouble-shoot computer/data acquisition systems necessary for automated pump and motor/controller testing; Provide written documentation, configuration control, and validation of all programs generated; Write software for test data analysis

  • Support Production Test in design of new test equipment and troubleshooting of existing equipment

  • Review Crane Aerospace & Electronics and customer test procedures for completeness and to ensure cost control such that desired results are obtainable

  • Provide estimate of hours necessary to perform test activities

  • Provide design package consisting of written description, detailed wiring and hydraulic schematics, pictures, component lists, etc., such that set-ups can be accurately reconstructed; Assure that test data generated is neat, organized, accurate, and archived properly

  • Actively engage in 5S practices to ensure a clean, neat, organized, and efficient working environment (Test Lab and office area); Direct and participate in housekeeping practices; Assure proper storage and management of test equipment

  • Write operating procedures, testing procedures, and test reports; Adhere to company procedures (RSPs, safety procedures, dept. procedures, guidelines of conduct, etc.)

  • Define/understand/comply with company and regulatory guidelines to assure safe operating environment

  • Create and maintain test schedules

  • Any other task assigned by your supervisor or management

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience: 2-4 years of related experience

  • Knowledge: Understands fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of assigned product or program; Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the field; Understanding of or hands-on experience in testing hydraulic, electronic, or pneumatic devices; Understanding of Vibration Theory, vibration fixture design and test methods;Understanding of instrumentation techniques and data acquisition for testing

  • Skills/Abilities: Proficiency in MS Office including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel; Ability to perform mechanical design/drafting utilizing SolidWorks modeling tools; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Accomplished at writing test reports to customer requirements

  • BA or BS degree required in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or related field

  • Experience in Aerospace industry preferred

  • Eligibility requirements include U.S. nationals or permanent residents (Green Card).

Crane Aerospace & Electronics offers competitive salaries and outstanding opportunities for career growth and development. Visit our website at for more information on our company, benefits and great opportunities.

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Crane Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.