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Validation Engineer (18-00226) in Novi, MI at GTA

Date Posted: 7/4/2018

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Job Description

GTA is unable to hire candidates that require H1-B visas to work in the U.S. If you require an H1-B, please don't apply.

Title: Validation Engineer (18-00226)
Location: Novi, MI
Base Compensation: $35-$40/hr.
Additional Benefits: Healthcare, Dental, Vision, and more!
Type of hire: Contract to Direct based on performance
Travel: 10%
Openings: 3

Position Responsibilities:
  • Creates and maintains the Design Verification Plan and Report (DVP&R) for responsible products.
  • Responsible for the development of environmental tests, plans, and analysis to determine that devices under test are meeting required standards and specifications, while maintaining and updating reports, test plans, files, and test data as required.
  • Responsible for planning, coordinating, and conducting a complete project of relatively limited scope or a portion of a larger and more diverse project.
  • Develops detailed product specific test plans in accordance with customer specifications and/or standards.
  • Determine requirements for new test equipment and/or redesign of existing test equipment.
  • Develops and prepares preliminary drawings or sketches showing proposed specifications, design characteristics, wiring diagrams, BOM (Bill of Material), etc. and also makes recommendations regarding these items for consideration and evaluation by Manager.
  • Schedule testing activities for an assigned project, e.g. estimate required hours and record actual vs. estimated, assist with and resolve scheduling problems for assigned project/job and determine feasibility.
  • Works from detailed drawings, blueprints, diagrams, schematics, as well as verbal and written instructions.
  • Coordinate with external test laboratories for test outsourcing.
  • Responsible for training as required for specific test setups.
  • Review test setups to ensure correctness.
  • Responsible to perform other tasks as business needs require or as assigned by management.
Position Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field and 5+ years of relevant work experience
  • 5+ years of experience with Automotive testing/validation
  • Must have Product/Hardware testing, preferably with Environmental testing.
  • Willingness to travel 10% of the time.
  • Must have Automotive Validation Experience
  • Demonstrated involvement in research, technology development, and cutting edge innovation all throughout the academic curriculum via TAs, RAs, and internships
  • Experience working in the technology industry or automotive industry
Preferred Skills:
  • Green Belt/ Black Belt certification(s) a plus.
Please acknowledge that you understand that your answers to the following questionnaire will be part of your submittal to our client, and that you will answer each question as thoroughly and professionally as possible.
1.    Do you have Automotive Validation Experience? If so, please give a brief description of your recent experience.
2.    Please give a brief description of your Hardware/Product testing expertise.
3.    Please provide details of any specific achievement(s) that you would like to highlight from your career that would make you a great fit for this position?
4.    What is the highest level of education you have completed? Which field of study is this degree in and from which university did you graduate?
5.    Are you currently working? If not, when was your last day of employment?
6.    Can you please list why you left or why you are looking to leave your most recent employer?
7.    Can you list why you left each of your past employers, please?
8.    Do you have any gaps in your employment longer than 3 months? If so can you explain these gaps?
9.    What is your 'acceptable” and 'ideal base” compensation for this position? We would like to make sure we don't price you out of consideration, but you know what the numbers are that you need (Please Do Not put negotiable)
10.  When would you be available to interview and start this position, if selected?
11.  If you currently do not live near the job location and the commute is too far for you, are you willing and able to relocate at your own expense?
12.  Do you require a visa sponsorship? If you currently have sponsorship, other than a TN visa, please state the type of sponsorship and when it will expire. Please give month and year. If you are able to receive extensions to the sponsorship, please note how many additional years.

Please note that if you are a current GTA employee or have been placed by GTA at one of our clients, we will not be able to entertain moving you. However, we are hopeful that you may know someone else who is qualified and as such you would still be eligible for our generous referral bonus program detailed below.

If you are able to refer a person we do hire, we can offer up to $250 for contractors after they are on the job for 90 days and up to $500 for direct hires after they are on the job between 90 days to 180 days, depending on customer payment terms