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Impact Test Engineer - Vehicle Crash

Company: InDepth Engineering Solutions, LLC
Location: Chelsea
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

The Crash Safety Test Engineer is responsible for the planning, preparing and performing crash safety-related testing and ensuring successful completion of full-size vehicle and/or occupant sled testing. This role requires knowledge in domestic and global regulatory requirements. Responsibilities include:

- Reviewing impact test regulations and test request provided by requestor, providing work instructions to Salaried Bargaining Unit technicians, mechanics and photographers, performing test to regulations and post test data validations.
- Ensuring the impact test data acquisition systems are properly configured and are capturing the required test data.
- Interfacing with equipment suppliers/internal departments to coordinate calibrations/repair, keep up on current software and hardware best practices.
- Performing onsite physical prep and test, working with the vehicle, test related hardware and software.
- Development and implementation of new test methods and/or equipment.
- Familiarity with global impact test regulations and may also involve managing improvements to Anthropomorphic Test Dummy (ATD) fleet and department processes.
- Please note, this role includes 1st and or 2nd shift, as well as providing support 7 days/week
Requirements:Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering
- 1-3 years of automotive experience.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office & MS Teams
- Ability to work independently and well within a team.
- The candidate must also possess strong planning, organizational skills and have excellent communicate skills.
- Ability to manage several continuous improvement initiatives and engineering projects without disruption of day to day testing activities - all with minimal supervision.
- Effective operation of precise data acquisition equipment and software, or demonstrate capabilities for mastering these systems in adequate time.
Preferred Qualifications:
- Familiarity with Hypergraph Analytical Software, Canalizer, Math-lab software and Omega Temp loggers a plus
- 3-5 years' experience in automotive test facility, impact testing preferred.
- Knowledge or experience with logistics planning, warehouse management, or material handling.
- Basic knowledge of LEAN principles and process improvement practices. Basic knowledge of standard problem solving techniques (8D, fishbone analysis, 5-Why, etc).
- Basic knowledge of automotive restraint systems (airbag, seat belts, etc.) and interior trim assembly (instrument panels, seats, door trim).
- Exposure to working with or supervising a unionized workforce.
- Familiarity with global test regulations (NHTSA, FMVSS, EuroNCAP, etc.) and third party test procedures (IIHS).
- Masters Electrical Engineering.
Chelsea, MI

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