Kongsberg Automotive provides world class products to the global vehicle industry. Our products enhance the driving experience, making it safer, more comfortable and sustainable. With revenues of about EUR 1.0 billion and 10.000 employees in 18 countries, Kongsberg Automotive is truly a global supplier. The company is headquartered in Switzerland and has 30 production facilities worldwide. The product portfolio includes seat comfort systems, driver and motion control systems, couplings and fluid assemblies, as well as driver interface products developed for global vehicle manufacturers.

Validation Technician

1.      Main Objectives
Test Technician shall perform testing on internal and external products, verify with reliable methods in relation to the stated requirements. Results and findings requires documentation according to company standards.
2.      Area of Responsibility
Reviews project instructions, test specifications, procedures and objectives to determine test equipment necessary to complete test project. Reviews findings with Lab Manager.
Sets up test fixture, fabricates environmental chambers where applicable. Programs environmental controllers as needed, utilizing data acquisition system for data recording. Verify setup and procedure with Lab Managers and engineers.
Verifies all equipment is functioning correctly initially and throughout testing.
Responsible for maintaining consistent and reliable testing activities.
Responsible for execution and reporting of both individual testing tasks throughout the test series within the project, including oral and written presentation of test results internally.
Be a support for the design, project management, marketing and external customers when issues regarding test methods and test results.
Responsible for performing test and measurement methods for verification and performance evaluation of new and existing products. Responsible for documentation of methods and procedures.
4.      Personal Tasks
Implement physical measurements and analyzes, in which it is included to define problems and develop new or apply available methods.
Use client specifications, external test specifications and standards.
Caring for sample management including planning, monitoring and reporting.
Inform internal examination of the mission's progress, as well as early information about the differences in the activity occurs.
Participate in the benchmarking of competitors products.
In consultation with the test manager, evaluate the purchase of necessary equipment and materials required for laboratory function.

5.        Competence profile (ideal)
Education:             Associate Technician:  High School Diploma and 1-2 years’ experience.
                               Technician:  Associate Degree and 2+ years’ experience or equivalent.
                               Sr. Technician:  Associate Degree and 4+ years’ experience or equivalent.

Region: Michigan
Application deadline: 30/06/2018
Expected Start Date: ASAP
Location: Novi mi