TECHNICIAN Troy, MI - 2nd and 3rd Shift 8/18/2016

SGS North America Troy, MI

Company
SGS North America
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
12390
AJE Ref #
575917438
Location
Troy, MI
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

SGS ATE LAB TECHNICIAN


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES



* The Technicians at SGS are responsible for executing daily test plans in accordance with customer requirements and ensuring the test results are of the highest quality and accuracy.

* The technicians are also responsible for installing customer components and test fixtures into the test cell, installing instrumentation, setting up the test control interface, and maintenance of various measurement devices.

* Technicians are responsible for maintaining a safe working environment through awareness and good housekeeping practices.


REPORTING LINE



* Reports to the Laboratory Manager

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

* Install and setup customer supplied components for testing.

* Execute test plans by following procedures.

* Perform initial data quality checks.

* Configure test bed operation system for safe and optimal testing.

* Become proficient at using the test cell systems.

* Setup data channel configurations and test profiles.

* Ability to approach problems in a scientific manner and implement resolutions with minimal guidance.

* Ability to effectively communicate and articulate ideas, operational issues, and test quality issues to engineers and managers.

* Fabricate and/or modify fixture and test components as required.

At all times, comply with SGS Code of Integrity and Professional Conduct

PROFILE

* 3 or more years experience in a durability testing environment.

* Experience in equipment maintenance, repair, and diagnostic troubleshooting.

* Desire to work in Troy, MI.

* Use of Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word and Excel a plus.

* Participate in data quality review and troubleshooting.

* Ability to approach problems in a scientific manner and implement resolutions with minimal guidance.

* Ability to effectively communicate and articulate ideas, operational issues, and test quality issues to engineers and managers.

* Must be available to work Morning, Afternoon, and Midnight shifts as well as weekends.

REQUIRED SKILLS



* Knowledge in the setup, maintenance, and operation of electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, environmental, and electro dynamic systems.

* Basic computer skills.

* General understanding of automotive mechanics


HEALTH AND SAFETY GUIDELINES:

* Demonstrates strong commitment to SGS HSE Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions by participating in safety meetings, completing required training, intervening in unsafe situations, refusing unsafe work, and complying fully with all applicable laws and regulations related to HSE.

* Responds appropriately to emergency situations and assists other staff members in maintaining readiness to respond to emergencies within the workplace.

* In accordance with the SGS HSE Management System requirements, disposes of, or directs the disposal of, waste generated as a part of daily work performed in a safe manner and in compliance with all waste transportation and disposal regulations and requirements.

* Reports all incidents (actual incidents and near misses) in accordance with the SGS Incident Reporting requirements.

* Uses all equipment (including safety equipment) in the manner intended and reports any damaged / lost equipment to supervisor.

* Maintain a safe and tidy worksite.

* Maintains awareness of hazards and proposes controls to supervisor, HSE Representatives or relevant client / site contact.

* Actively participates in incident investigations and risk assessments as deemed necessary by SGS management.



OTHER INFORMATION:

* SGS is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

If you are applying for a position within the United States and you have difficulty completing the on-line employment application because of a disability, please call 201-508-3149 for assistance and leave a message. You will be called back shortly. Please note, this phone number is not for general employment information, but is only for individuals who are experiencing difficulty applying for a position due to a disability.

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