• Engineering Specialist

    Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
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  • Overview

    Challenger Lifts, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Snap-on Inc.  Challenger Lifts, a leader in the automotive lift industry, is looking for an Engineering Specialist in Louisville, KY. 


    • Test and inspect machines and work with Engineering to diagnose and develop solutions to technical problems
    • Participate in reviews with Engineering teams in new automotive lift product design and review, improvement and support of ongoing testing
    • Work in direct support of the interface between design and manufacturing on new automotive lift product development
    • Develop and set up testing of hydraulic lifting equipment
    • Develop procedures and setup cycle tests for the company's automotive lift products
    • Program and calibrate programmable logic controller (PLC) to ensure proper interface with various sensors and switches
    • Produce technical documentation in regards to test procedures, test reports and other related technical forms and manuals for the design, development and manufacture of the company's automotive lift products
    • Develop Standard Work Instructions related to structural and durability testing procedures and protocols for the company's automotive lift procedures
    • Review and understand specific industry standards (American National Standards Institute ANSI, Underwriters Laboratories UL and Canadian Standards Association CSA) to properly apply and ensure product testing is compliant.


    • Associate's degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology or Electro-Mechanical Engineering
    • 36 months of experience in the automotive lift industry
    • Experience must include 36 months of experience in each of the following:
    • Hydraulics
    • Pneumatics
    • Electrical circuits
    • Lean manufacturing
    • Hands on experience programming PLC's
    • Using quality control inspection tools that include Parallels, Micrometers, Calipers, Dial indicators, Height gauges, Feeler Gauges, Edge finder, Dial indicators, Gage blocks, Plug gauges and Optical comparators
    • Experience may be gained concurrently.

    Snap-on is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.


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