The Validation Engineer will work with the Test Equipment Engineers, Product Team, Advanced Quality Engineers (AQE) and Quality Engineers (QE), and customers as appropriate to interpret and / or develop product specifications, test methods and test plans required for verifying and validating our products. The ideal candidate will enjoy hands on work in a very dynamic setting and have previous automotive industry and testing experience. In addition to working closely with and providing training to the Test Lab Technicians / Specialists, the Validation Engineer interfaces with Test Equipment Engineers, Product Engineers and AQE / QE personnel to ensure intended product function, performance specifications and test methods are understood. This position entails is a mix of mechanical, electrical and software engineering so the ability to learn new methods and skills is a must. While the primary focus of this role is testing methods and execution, this engineer may be called on to support test quoting, test equipment calibration and maintenance, capital justification and requisitions, and test fixture verification and runoffs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in an engineering field of study and two to four years related experience and/or training
Preferred: Master's degree (MS/MA) in an engineering field of study and four to ten years related experience and / or training
Good oral and written English language skills
STRATTEC SECURITY CORPORATION is an equal opportunity employer and practices affirmative action to recruit, hire, train, upgrade, transfer and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.