Test and Validation Engineer
Job Type
Full-time
Description

The Test and Validation Engineer is responsible for developing, directing and executing tests and test plans for our airflow and thermal management product line around the world.


Responsibilities:

  • Material and product testing: Develop, create and modify tests and test plans for materials, elements, components, subassemblies, assemblies, and manufacturing processes. Assures engineering standards and guidelines are applied correctly.
  • Design: Work directly with design engineers to specify, design, and lead the execution of testing and validation solutions for our products.
  • Concept verification: Validates designs and elements of designs via testing solutions. 
  • Design verification/validation: Proves the design meets specifications and customer expectations through creation and execution of tests and test plans, documents results in test reports. 
  • Problem solving: Provide technical leadership and support team through systematic problem solving. Troubleshooting of design issues during development or manufacturing using applicable methodologies and testing.
  • Estimation and Reporting: Provides estimates for testing, monitors and reports own progress
  • Coaching: Provides professional support and guidance to colleagues on a regular basis in order to contribute to the   development of their knowledge, skills and quality of work.
  • Subject matter expert: Expand expertise in state-of-the-art engineering, testing and validation methods and innovations in testing through technical journals, seminars, advance degree programs, etc. 
  • Discusses progress and barriers of own activities with internal stakeholders (design engineer, validation manager).
  • Discusses with team members on a regular basis.
  • Disseminate comprehensive knowledge of engineering concepts, practices, and procedures driving the completion of complex product development assignments
  • Work directly with global automotive OEMs to specify, design, and lead the implementation of testing solutions for their products. 

 

Benefits:

  • Comprehensive health benefits  package (medical, dental, vision, etc) for positions of 30 hours or more per week
  • Health Savings Account with annual employer contribution
  • Company provided Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment, and Short-Term Disability
  • Voluntary Life Insurance, Spousal Life, Child Life, Critical Illness, Accident, and Long-Term Disability
  • 401(k) with matching contribution that is fully vested from day 1
  • Generous amount of PTO, plus 14 paid Holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement and scholarship opportunity
Requirements
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or closely related engineering field
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in product validation
  • Proficiency in solid modeling required, knowledge of Solidworks required
  • Technical aptitude in the development of powertrain related testing and validation, preferably on engine air handling systems
  • Experience in the automotive industry or similar field adhering to ISO/IATF requirements, using phased gate development procedures, and process in accordance with APQP/VDA standards
  • Excellent communication skills in English (written and verbal)
  • Commercial mindset
  • Strong leadership and people skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability
  • Data driven ability to make timely decisions
  • Knowledge and understanding of 8D, A3, Fishbone Diagram and Why-Why problem-solving processes is required.