Engineer 3, Test 

LOCATION: Avon / Ohio (US-OH), United States | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 2850 | JOB GRADE: 16 


Want to help shape tomorrow?  At Bendix we’ve been doing it for 90 years…setting the standard with advanced dynamic solutions that drive improved commercial vehicle performance and safety.  We’re part of the Knorr-Bremse Group, the global leader in braking technologies. As part of our team, you’ll collaborate with a world of talented and dedicated colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. You’ll find rewarding opportunities, diverse experiences, partnerships, and an unwavering commitment to ethics and integrity. Innovation is part of our DNA. Achievement drives our culture. Learn more today!





Employer: Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC


Job Title:  Engineer 3, Test


Job Location:  35500 Chester Road, Avon, OH 44011


Work Hours: Full time, 40 hours per week


Job Duties: This position will perform a full range of technical work including vehicle field studies, vehicle track testing, root cause analysis, road load data collection, data analysis, supporting data acquisition testing and vehicle test reports.  In addition to performing test assignments, the successful candidate will be responsible for analyzing results, developing conclusions based on results and making recommendations. Independently evaluates problems or opportunities, identifies solutions and applies standard engineering analysis tools to evaluate and select solutions.  Essential job responsibilities include:

  • Perform vehicle and field tests to develop and validate part performance, functional requirements and evaluate if proposed design solution meets product requirements
  • Follow safety guidelines and requirements to keep themselves and people around them safe while performing job
  • Travel to test sites and test tracks as necessary to support testing, product demos and customer discussions
  • Perform basic lab maintenance and coordinate with local suppliers for preventative maintenance and repair of test equipment and fixtures
  • Train others to perform lab activities and on how to conduct tests
  • Manage test labs for 5S cleanliness, user coordination and parts stock
  • Be an expert user of data acquisition and diagnostic tools on test
  • Perform test instrumentations
  • Write technical reports to document test results and conclusions
  • Maintain test request and report database using TeamCenter
  • Maintain and develop work instructions and test procedures using TeamCenter
  • Pursue improved processes, methods and equipment for cost, quality and delivery


Minimum Requirements: B.S. in Mechanical Engineering (or related) is required and five years of experience within automotive industry or commercial vehicle industry is required. The following is also required: 5 years of vehicle testing experience; data logging and data analysis experience; experience with air brake system testing; xperience with vehicle road and proving ground testing; knowledge of applicable FMVSS, NHTSA requirements and SAE Recommended Practices; Six Sigma & statistical tool experience. This position requires travel up to 25%.


Remote work:  May work from home 2-3 days per week





What does Bendix have to offer you? 
- Work/life balance that includes Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off 
- 401k Plan with Company matching 
- Retirement Savings Plan
- Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
- Wellness Program and incentives
- Telework policy
- On-Site Fitness Center
- On-Site Cafeteria with Healthy menu options
- Health and Welfare Insurance Benefits that start on your 1st day of employment:

Company-Paid Benefits:
- Basic Life Insurance
- Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
- Short Term Disability
- Business Travel Accident Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Voluntary Employee-Paid Benefits:
- Medical and Prescription insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Supplemental Life Insurance Plans
- Supplemental AD&D insurance for Employee and Family
- Long Term Disability
- Accident Plan
- Critical Illness Plan
- Hospital Indemnity Plan

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron