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**Why Badger Meter?

**Badger Meter is a leading global water technology company, with a mission to preserve and protect the world’s most precious resource. For more than 100 years, cities and businesses have utilized our innovative and trusted solutions to enhance operational efficiency and conserve water while making it more affordable, clean and resilient. Just like every drop counts, at Badger Meter every employee counts because our contributions have a lasting impact on the world!

**What You Will Contribute:

**We are looking for an entry-level test engineer to join our test engineering team in developing hardware and software for automated test solutions in a manufacturing environment. We are open to an individual in our Milwaukee or Racine location!

As a Test Engineer I, you will work with a team of experienced test engineers in developing your skills in both test software and hardware design. This position will provide opportunities to learn and grow you engineering career in a dynamic and fast-paced engineering environment.

Job Duties:

  • Develop test software and hardware for manufacturing test, with the guidance of senior test engineers
  • Participate in NPD (New Product Development) supporting manufacturing test equipment
  • Assist with sustaining engineering - current product support/issues, test hardware and software validation
  • Assist in defining test plans / production implementations
  • Create electrical documentation, including drawings and specifications of test equipment
  • Accountable to mentor or lead test engineer in your day to day activities
  • Learn and navigate Badger Meter systems and procedures
  • Gain familiarization with Badger Meter product portfolio
  • Understand manufacturing processes required for product
  • Learn basics of project management and manufacturing processes
  • Become familiar with and adhere to Badger Meter safety policies
  • Validate/Audit/Review Level III procedures (specific work tasks)
  • Travel to domestic and international manufacturing locations 5-10%


  • Maintain an effective project planning so that projects meet cost and timing objectives.
  • Exposure to safe, reliable and cost effective equipment and processes that assure the production of products at established safety, quality, delivery and cost objectives.
  • Support Manufacturing /Production in a timely manner by troubleshooting production issues.
  • Initial involvement in New Product Development teams.
  • Initial involvement in manufacturing sustainability activities.
  • Develop financial analysis and justification of new processes and equipment and initiate capital asset requests for such equipment.
  • Make effective use of appropriate quality techniques to assure the highest possible product quality.


  • Experience with a minimum of one software language (LabVIEW experience is a plus) and basic software principles
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or an Associate’s degree with 3+ year’s experience
  • Ability to read and understand electrical circuit schematics and designs
  • Solid foundation with engineering fundamentals
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-discipline team
  • Ability to apply engineering fundamentals for troubleshooting of electro-mechanical devices
  • Ability to analyze and perform statistical analysis
  • Ability to communicate effectively (oral and written)
  • Ability to operate on a manufacturing floor as applicable
  • Demonstrates strong initiative and motivation
  • Demonstrates ability to effectively solve problems

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. This company considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Applicants can learn more about their rights regarding equal opportunity in employment by viewing the federal "EEO is the Law" poster and the “EEO is the Law” poster supplement at