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Validation Engineer / Transmissions & Engines

Pontiac, Michigan 48340

Post Date: 05/30/2018 Job ID: 6284 Industry: Other

Validation Engineer/Transmissions and Engines

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 Pontiac, 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.  

  • Build Room coordinator on first shift working with Union build technicians to assemble and disassemble transmissions as their primary job 
  • Responsible for setting up a schedule every day for 2 shifts of builders 
  • Responsible for aligning each shift and determining who works on what, schedule development testing working with engineers and scheduling development testing for transmissions. 
  • Candidate will be working in a very fast paced environment. Will be responsible for keeping things organized and progressing forward in a very fast paced environment. 
  • 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 - 8 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 
  • Familiarity with transmissions and engines (SA bot team, dealer technicians, hobyst level, etc.) 
  • This is a Coordinating role. Candidate should have scheduling experience across groups (labs, engineers, and technicians, etc.) 



Jesse Baskin
Technical Recruiter

I want you to love your job as much as I love mine – let’s find you that ideal fit! I promise to pull out all the stops for you, because what you want is what I want. Don’t worry about hours, either – I’ll be available to hash out your next career move any time. Send me an email or give me a call!
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