Allegion Product Test Engineer in North Indianapolis, Indiana

Product Test Engineer


-Lead test projects to evaluate new mechanical & electro-mechanical products, changes to existing products, and competitor products. Serve as full member on teams, collaborate with internal customers, develop test plans, schedule lab resources, oversee or perform tests, report results, and make recommendations in a timely manner.

-Evaluate products or product changes for conformance to pertinent standards using test results, statistical analysis, reliability modeling, and engineering criteria.

  • Develop plans (DVP&R), procedures, test equipment, and fixtures to perform mechanical, environmental, and electrical tests on door hardware and access control products.

  • Investigate product failures to help identify root cause and recommend corrective actions. -Drive process improvement, increasing lab throughput and improving repeatability & reproducibility of test results.

-Serve as an internal expert on test methods, industry standards, data analysis tools, and Design of Experiments (DOE), Measurement System Analysis (MSA), Weibull Analysis, and FMEA.

  • Program PLCs to operate test machines and other custom bench tests.

  • Use strong communication and interpersonal skills to serve internal customers such as Product Engineering, Process Engineering, Product Management, and Technical Service, and to collaborate with peers, both locally and globally.


Percentage of Travel: 10%

Minimum Years of Experience: 3

Education Standard: Bachelor’s degree in engineering

Knowledge & Work Experience required:

  • Experience in testing electro-mechanical products

  • Programming of Logical Controllers (PLCs)

  • Management of multiple projects in a fast-paced environment

  • Troubleshooting of pneumatic and electro-mechanical systems

Experience with architectural door hardware would be highly desirable, including exposure to BHMA and UL standards.

Experience with statistics, reliability data analysis (such as Weibull analysis), instrumentation, LabView, measurement system analysis (MSA or Gage R&R), Failure Mode & Effects Analysis (FMEA), or Six Sigma would be plus. Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE) or Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) from American Society for Quality (ASQ) would be plus.

Hours of work required: 40+ hours/week

Physical requirements: Ability to lift 35 lbs., move objects weighing 100 lbs., and use a step ladder

Personal Protective Equipment: Safety glasses, safety shoes, earplugs, goggles, gloves, or other PPE is required in certain areas

Environment Hazards: Working with mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic equipment, and/or some chemicals

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