Validation Engineer

2 weeks ago
# of Openings
Deborah Nickell
Test / Validation
Recruiter Email
US-MI-Auburn Hills


This position will be responsible for supporting team efforts to maintain and improve test system designs, respective processes, and methods. Perform validation engineering function including designing and oversight of tests according to client validation standards.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Apply reliability tools to create test plans that will ensure product robustness.
  • Develop DVP&R with client and customer engineering, and execute according to program timing requirements.
  • Assist Test Development Engineers and lab personnel to identify equipment, software, and all fixturing required for program timing. Facilitate test equipment development with test and product engineering to ensure it meets part fit and function requirements.
  • Develop written test specifications and procedures.
  • Validate the test procedure before the procedure is used to test the product.
  • Support multiple Test Projects:
  • Support the development of cost, timing, and schedule for respective group projects.
  • Develop materials list with cost and delivery as needed.
  • Ensure the installation and/or modification of equipment to facilitate timely completion of project test plans.
  • Identify, document and present all status updates, and test reports to internal and
  • external customers.
  • Work with Engineering to identify root cause of failures or test anomalies.
  • Work with Lab Manager to identify opportunities/ideas to improve reliability and up-time of test equipment and/or processes.
  • Communicate with test technicians to identify test process improvement opportunities and/or ideas.
  • Develop best practice guidelines based on project experience to improve on test equipment standards and methods.
  • Support the development of production test and calibration systems.
  • Supports Advanced Quality Planning activities on engineering programs prior to production launch.
  • Meet the requirements of the Concept to Customer (C to C) System. (Gate phase release system)
  • Maintain compliance to current ISO standards and customer specific requirements as applicable. Support, promote, and perform in a manner consistent with High Performance teams, continuous improvement goals, and values of Automotive Division.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.
  • 3- 5 years related experience.
  • Electromechanical design experience a plus.
  • Experience with Automotive product development process.
  • Familiarity with statistical methods for data analysis.
  • DFMEA and DVP&R tools
  • Root cause analysis proficiency
  • Data organization, analysis, and reporting experience
  • Test equipment support and PM development experience
  • Test equipment calibration procedure and system development experience
  • Data analysis: R&R studies, correlation, SPC, problem solving experience
  • Experience working with project timelines, activity tracking, and activity status
  • Lab instrument setup and operation experience a plus
  • PC (Visual Basic, SQL, C, LabView, HTML) programming design and debug desirable


G-TECH Services, Inc. is a leading certified recruitment and placement firm that specializes in providing highly skilled staff in technical fields such as engineering, IT, procurement, finance and accounting. We have well-established relationships with some of the most respected companies in the country and know our clients’ job requirements and corporate cultures. Once we understand your experience and career aspirations, we aim to connect you with the right opportunity.

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