VIVA USA Inc Engineer Product in Waterloo, Iowa

Req Ref No: SPIAEP11-23 Location: Waterloo, IA Duration: 36 Months



Performs basic product design, testing and/or analysis work for a defined portion of a project. Operates in a team environment, providing input to design solutions and participating in design reviews. Develops recommendations within established guidelines; work and decisions are reviewed by supervisors before implementation.


Applies existing applications to routine problems. Produces and/or evaluates possible design solutions to improve cost, quality and performance based on specialized knowledge of engineering applications. This may include possible involvement of other functional engineers, supply management and/or supplier personnel. Analyzes assignments and determines engineering specifications which must be fulfilled for routine problems or projects. Compiles and furnishes necessary information (engineering decisions and reports of pertinent design analyses data) to document the design solution required for building of prototypes and adoption of the design with possible involvement of other functional engineers, supply management and/or supplier personnel. Learns and applies company engineering policies and practices; learns company products. Executes test or analysis plan for product verification and validation.

Test Engineer :

Specific Position Requirements

What You’ll Do:

The client is seeking a test engineer to support advanced engine fuel efficiency research and development.

In this position, you will:

Work with advanced engine engineering team at the client , internal Partners, and Suppliers to assess and advance engine technology according to the client technology development process Plan component and engine test work and direct day-to-day testing in the component and diesel engine test labs Analyze data from multiple sources and prepare reports and presentations that explain and communicate results Communicate across a range of stakeholders within and outside the Advanced Engine group including PV&V, Base Engine teams, FOCUS controls group, and suppliers. Compile and furnish necessary information (engineering direction, design analyses) to support designer with prototype designs and fabrication of prototype hardware. Facilitate required multi-discipline meetings, record and publish meeting minutes, maintain schedules, and work closely with affected stake holders

What It Takes :

We need an excellent communicator, both verbal and written who thrives on solving problems and working in a team environment. Ideally you will have a Bachelor’s Degree or certifications in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering/Technology or experience in a related career field.

Required Skills, Knowledge, & Relevant Work Experience:

Engineering experience obtained from projects, internships or practical work experience Knowledge in engineering principles, theory and practice as well as product knowledge Technical analytical skills Knowledge of drawing and schematic interpretation, product models, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing

Strong Candidate May Also Have:

General understanding of a Product Delivery Process Project management skills

Diesel engine knowledge and experience including:

Understanding of engineering principles as they relate to internal combustion engines Basic understanding of diesel engine controls and software Experience with diesel engine performance modeling and analysis Electrification knowledge and experience including electric power generation, storage, consumption, and conversion

VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.