Prognostics Engineer

This is a technical career track position within the Advanced Technologies organization that focuses on the development and implementation of diagnostic and prognostic health monitoring technology for final process control element systems. Emphasis will be on physics based and data driven model development of electro-mechanical systems, application of sensor and signal processing technology, data analytics and algorithm development.

This position will provide engineering support and leadership to a team responsible for developing a new generation of process control hardware. It will include engineering analysis, hands-on laboratory investigation, computer programming and written and verbal communication of results. Key target responsibilities will include, but not always be limited to:
• Cultivating an understanding of relevant markets and customer needs to support identification and definition of project objectives.
• Electro-mechanical component design.
• Signal processing and analysis.
• Design, setup and execution of software, valve, piezo based transducers and electronics testing.
• Model development of physical systems.
• Development of numerical algorithms to support real time signal processing.
• Prepare and deliver documentation as appropriate.

Education / Experience Required: A minimum of a BSME (or related field) is required. Preference will be given to those with earned advanced degrees. Hands-on laboratory classwork related to measurement and instrumentation and experience with sensors and general metrology, modelling of physical systems and algorithm development considered a plus.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities: The successful candidate should:
• Possess above average computer skills, including programming and networking.
• Possesses strong numerical methods skills.
• Possess demonstrated understanding of statistical analysis.
• Be self-motivated and function well in a team environment,
• Be able to work independently,
• Be able prioritize near term work,
• Able to set long term technical strategy,
• Possess a keen interest in the relevant technical fields,
• Possess effective communication and interpersonal skills.

Working knowledge of Fisher product line or process control equipment considered a plus.

Who May Apply : The company will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this position. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer: It is Fisher policy to recruit, hire, train and promote people in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status or age, and any other factor prohibited by law.

This position is located in central Iowa.
Please send resume to [email protected]


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