Southwest Research Institute ENGINEER - RESEARCH ENGINEER - AUTOMOTIVE in San Antonio, Texas

Job Summary:

Perform lubricant testing predominately in engine dynamometer facilities; maintain working relationships with clients in accomplishment of project objectives; develop innovative solutions to project problems and expand laboratory capabilities; provide project leadership in the performance of tests to customer’s specifications; use engineering practices to ensure test quality and test procedure compliance; plan, coordinate and control assigned project; develop and report technical and financial details to clients and management; resolve a variety of engineering issues related to testing; ensure projects are completed on time and within budget, communicate effectively with clients and staff, summarize test data and complete written reports; interact with laboratory and staff during project activity; interface with support groups in handling contractual, legal, accounting, fabrication and purchasing requirements; participate in proposal efforts and promotional presentations; assume responsibility for quality improvements/initiatives.


Requires a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering with at least a 3.0 GPA and 0 – 5 years of experience. Engineering internships desired. Automotive experience is required, hands on work is OK. Must have good written, verbal and presentation skills; must have experience with PC-based presentation, spreadsheet, and word processing software; knowledge of computer control and data acquisition is desired; must be self-motivated and highly organized; must have desire to lead other people and coordinate their efforts; must be able to multi-task between different projects and work independently with a minimal amount of supervision. A valid/clear driver's license is required.

Job code: 08-01024

Job Locations: San Antonio, Texas