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Validation Engineer / Body Structure & Closures

Warren, Michigan 48093

Post Date: 06/13/2018 Job ID: 6241 Industry: Other

Validation Engineer / Body Structure & Closures  

Are you a car enthusiast that’ s curious about the other side of the auto-industry?

ektello is looking for a Validation Engineer for one of the most iconic client in Warren, MI. Our client is among the world’ s largest automakers. They’ re a multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts. From electric cars to heavy-duty full-size trucks, they provide a complete range of vehicles that meets the needs and expectations of drivers on a global scale.  

  • Lead Analysis/Development/Validation (ADV) Subteam process for assigned vehicle programs/partitions. 
  • Develop and maintain partition ADV Plan/Schedule. 
  • Lead test hardware reduction process for partitions. 
  • Take appropriate action on issues, lead recovery plan efforts as necessary. 
  • Provide ADV partition assessment for PDT/PIT. 
  • Execute Validation Sign-off Process. 
  • Provide technical leadership across platform groups. 

  • Knowledge in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint – Intermediate level. 
  • Knowledge with Lotus Notes or other email communication tool – Intermediate level. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills involving ability to work effectively cross-functionally and cross-culturally. 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills necessary for meetings and presentations. 
  • Ability to work well with others, exhibiting teamwork skills. 
  • Partners with senior management to analyze and solve issues. 
  • Ability to multitask by handling diverse assignments concurrently. 
  • Strong knowledge of automotive engineering methodology. 
  • Position related experience - 7 years. 
  • Relevant auto industry experience required - Entry level (< 1 year). 
  • Past client work experience required - Entry level (< 1 year). 
  • Areas of expertise include: Testing, Design, Analysis.
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering.
  • Must have valid driver' s license.
  • Required Skills: Body Structure, Closures, Program Management Experience. 
  • Communication Skills: Person will be working directly with large groups of individuals on a daily basis and interacting with client Management as well as their Suppliers. Person will be required to present testing plan and provide direction on test set up. 
  • 3-5 years MINIMUM experience in Validation Background.
  • Some testing will be conducted at the Proving Grounds and there will be travel required to MPG once a week. AS well as once in a while to other Suppliers around local Michigan.


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