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Intertek EMC Engineer in Kentwood, Michigan

Interested in future career opportunities in the product testing industry? Intertek is searching for an Engineer to join our Transportation Technologies team in our Kentwood, MI office. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow a versatile career in EMC/EMI testing.

Our Value Proposition

We offer a salary and benefits package competitively placed within the local market, including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k) with company match, and more. In addition to our comprehensive benefits package, our Engineers are offered:

  • Day to day variety with the ability to work on multiple projects

  • Tuition reimbursement is available in an applicable technical field

  • Flexible hours

  • Ability to earn more knowledge and become certified in various test areas

  • Opportunities for growth as a higher-level Engineer through training and experience

  • Employee referral bonuses

What will you be doing?

This position is responsible for performing testing and evaluation on a variety of products to the provisions of client-provided or other national, international or industry-specific EMC/EMI standards or U.S., Canadian and other International standards; writing reports; and communicating with clients.


  • Conduct on site evaluation of products to determine compliance with applicable standard(s). To do this, Engineer must:

  • Read and conduct testing per provided testing standards for the EUT (equipment under test).

  • Read and understand client-provided or otherwise published EMC/EMI standards.

  • Validate the project scope and sample applicability.

  • Under scope of the project, identify and locate test instruments and equipment required for testing.

  • Create and execute project test plan.

  • Supply information for quotes such as length of project, site needed, rental equipment, samples, and standards that will be used.

  • Provide training and work instructions to technicians. Mentor less senior technical staff.

  • Set up and operate EUT; perform and document simple repairs on EUT as needed.

  • Record and document testing process and results.

  • Provide more specialized "expertise" in one product category, i.e., become reviewer, resident expert, or obtain and maintain advanced product knowledge.

  • Perform testing of products in accordance with EMC/EMI standards.

  • Set up and operate standard test equipment including, but not limited to: conducted and radiated emissions and immunity.

  • Following sample handling procedures, ensure that sample is logged into and out of the system. Move equipment as needed through the facility. Properly package sample for shipment.

  • Compile test results and evaluations. Compile data and product description and type final report. Submit report to reviewer for final approval.

  • Communicate project status and test results to client, sales personnel, and management throughout testing. Provide on-going support to clients as needed.

  • Perform other work as required

What qualifications do you need?

  • Bachelors degree in engineering

  • 2 + years of testing experience

  • Demonstrated experience with Automotive (SAE, OEM specific), or International (ANSI, MIL, IEC, ISO) EMC/EMI standards a plus

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent organization and time management skills

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment

  • Prior project management experience is a plus

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions

  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables

  • Microsoft Office expertise

  • Ability to travel as business needs dictate

Why work at Intertek?

Intertek is a world leader in the $250 billion Quality Assurance market, with a proven, high-quality business model and a global network of customer-focused operations and highly engaged subject matter experts. At Intertek, we exercise our spirit of innovation, the passion of our people and our unmatched customer commitment to realize our purpose of making the world an ever better, safer, and more sustainable place for all. Learn more about Our History (https://intertek-cdn.s3.amazonaws.com/www-intertek-com/media/investors/2017/intertek-history-480p.mp4) and What We Do (https://www.intertek.com/what-we-do/) .

What we have to offer:

When Working with Intertek (https://www.intertek.com/careers/north-america/working-with-intertek/) , you can expect salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market, including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement and more.

Intertek is a drug-free workplace. As a condition of employment, all hires are required to pass a pre-employment drug test.

Intertek believes that Our People (https://d95zk70sfear3.cloudfront.net/intranet-intertek-com/media/stories/2017/our-people-480p.mp4) are our strongest tool for success. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://www.intertek.com/careers/eeo-diversity/) and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status or on the basis of disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, or who need assistance applying, please email hr.eeo@intertek.com (hr.eeoc.data@intertek.com) or call 1-877-694-8543 (option #5) to speak with a member of the HR Department.

This posting is intended for candidates interested in future opportunities with Intertek. Applicants that meet the basic qualifications will be invited to apply for consideration for upcoming open positions. Please also continue to apply for any posted positions that you are interested in as well.