Engineering Assistant (Co-Op)

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POST DATE 8/16/2016
END DATE 12/15/2016

Molex Inc. Auburn Hills, MI

Molex Inc.
Auburn Hills, MI
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED


With guidance, will assist the engineering dept. with coordinating, building, documenting and inventory of test samples, test requests; and initial sample preparations for EV, DV, and PV level testing. In addition, will be back-up crimp operator and perform standard testing on Molex products for reliability prior to their release and also to perform annual validation testing. 1.Maintains engineering inventory system, including: verification and documentation of incoming materials, daily quantity and content updates to inventory report, documenting and pulling inventory for sample requests, and tracking time usage by program and request. 2.Identifies and communicates to appropriate engineer any form, fit, and function anomalies found with incoming materials or during sample builds. 3.Aids in the development and continuous improvement of procedures for sample preparation, test set-up, and testing. 4. Aids in advanced planning and coordinating of materials acquisition and test sample builds. 5. Aids in retrieving historical and traceability information for sample requests, specific builds, and inventoried materials. 6.Oversees additional personnel when required for large sample builds and emergencies. 7.Back-up operator for crimping operation, supports crimp requests during absence of primary operator and as needed for work overflow. 8.Sets up and operates standard and custom test equipment and chambers. Includes equipment such as microscopes, Instron type force equipment, various electrical parameter measuring devices, temperature/humidity chambers, etc. 9.Set up test boards and samples for electrical and environmental tests. 10.Perform mechanical tests (e.g. insertion/extraction). 11.Assist in resolving test problems, when necessary. 12.Communicate with Product Engineer on testing issues. 13. Understand, support, and contribute to Molex Total Quality Management (TQM), Quality (QS9000), and Environmental Management (ISO14000) Systems by following approved policies and procedures. 14. Perform other related duties as assigned.EDUCATION
Required:High School Diploma or equivalent.
Preferred:(optional) Two (2) years of college training in a technical field, or equivalent work experience in a technical field. WORK

Required: None
Preferred:(optional) Two years manufacturing and/or quality experience in automotive. Prior laboratory experience.

Required: Ability to quickly identify and detect common defects in molded/stamped connector components.
Preferred:(optional) Basic computer skills utilizing Microsoft Office, strong mathematical background

Required: Must be detail oriented, well organized, learn quickly, and work well with little supervision.