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Product Test Engineer

Brand:  Industrial Automation
Company:  Matthews International Corporation
Line of Business:  Marking North America

Cranberry Township, PA, US, 16066




Matthews Marking Systems, with over 160 years of marking and coding experience, has established a global reputation as a  premier innovator and manufacturer in the marking and coding industry. We make life easier with simple-to-operate software, fast-drying inks and worldwide support. 


Matthews Marking Systems has a unique opportunity for a Product Test Engineer who will be responsible for testing and documenting of new products and custom turnkey systems, provide sample marking, product technical support and services, building engineering prototypes, secondary software development such as MATTCOM scripts, basic PLC programs and capable publishing technical documents. 
New product testing includes testing of firmware/software for electro-mechanical devices, electronic controllers, chemicals, and printer system performance when configured into a turnkey system. This position will also be responsible for diagnosing problems with products and provide onsite/offsite phone support for internal and external customers on an ongoing basis.


  • Testing Products to identify potential problems or laws?  
  • Methodically stepping through product interfaces and documenting product issues? 
  • Devising methods to artificially reproduce customer or transit (shipping) environments to understand product limitations? 
  • Identifying product weaknesses and communicating effective possible solutions? 
  • Researching solutions using the internet, journals or whitepapers and staying current with latest technical trends? 
  • Use Microsoft software products to document and post test result data.  
  • Able to use Novell GroupWise email to communicate information. 
  • Provide weekly updates to supervisor on status of work load. 
  • Demonstrates good work ethic and positive attitude.  
  • Motivate others and contribute positively to the overall workplace environment. 
  • Discuss technical matters to non-technical people in order for them to understand technical issues or Matthews to understand requirements. 
  • Provide superior customer service to internal and external customers 
  • Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering with emphasis on electrical design or equivalent 
  • 3-5 years of technical experience in a high technology product environment 
  • Design and troubleshoot simple logic circuits 
  • Program experience in Ladder Logic, Basic and/or C 
  • Able to understand and read electrical schematics 
  • Excellent technical competence 
  • Ability to utilize test equipment to diagnose electrical and mechanical problems 
  • Offer solutions when problems are identified 
  • Able to travel domestically or abroad to support Matthews business needs 
  • Ability to use "Auto Cad" or "Solid Model Design" packages would be a benefit 
  • Competent in working with electrical, mechanical and fluid designs. Able to self start and configure products to simulate environments to test 
  • Able to sample mark substrates to reproduce given requirements for internal and external products 
  • Fine manipulation or grasping with both hands 
  • Distinguishing and detecting color 
  • Using equipment which are hand held 
  • Reaching at shoulder level 
  • Transferring or handling products or materials which weigh from 21 pounds to in excess of 100 pounds 
  • Climbing, squatting, kneeling 
  • Reaching overhead Driving 
  • Working outdoors 
  • Crawling 



Matthews Marking Systems is a global supplier of printing solutions for product identification, branding, and traceability. We offer robust and reliable systems of unmatched quality for marking needs across packaging and industrial applications, including a full line of high-resolution inkjet, laser, and drop-on-demand valve jet technologies, high-performance inks, and integrated solutions for marking and coding automation. With over 160 years of marking and coding experience, we’ve established a global reputation as a premier innovator and manufacturer in the marking and coding industry.  Matthews Marking Systems is a Matthews International company. 


Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh