Humanetics Test Technician in Farmington Hills, Michigan
Role Purpose: Performs dynamic and static tests in accordance with government regulations, regulatory body specifications and manufacturing requirements.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
· Plans sequence of testing and certification procedures for instruments (crash test dummies) and equipment.
· Sets up standard and special purpose laboratory equipment to test, evaluate, and certify other instruments and test equipment.
· Communicate with laboratory supervisor and manufacturing on a regular basis to insure rapid resolution to issues and consistency of applied methodologies
· Input data information and utilize data acquisition systems to perform system checks and data collection for ATDs.
· Maintain the physical lab and equipment related to the calibration laboratory. This activity includes general housekeeping as well as maintaining a program for all required equipment to insure continued tractability to and compliance with ISO/IEC Guide 17025.
· Disassembles instruments and equipment and inspects components for defects.
· Measures parts for conformity with specifications.
· Aligns, repairs, replaces, and balances component parts.
· Reassembles and certifies instruments and equipment.
· Assists engineers in formulating test, calibration, repair, and evaluation plans and procedures to maintain precision accuracy of measuring, recording, and indicating instruments and equipment.
· May be required to participate in Company’s internal audit system as an internal auditor.
· Other duties as assigned
· Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others.
· Team Work - balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone's efforts to succeed; recognizes accomplishments of other team members.
· Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
· Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.
Education and/or Experience:
· Minimum HS diploma or GED required.
· A two-year technical degree (ASME) or equivalent from an accredited technical institution is preferred.
· Demonstrable equivalent experience in the instrumentation discipline or a related field will be considered.
· One to three years of related experience in a laboratory environment is preferred.
· Prior Experience in an ISO/IEC or A2LA certified laboratory a plus