Test Lab Engineer

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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 11/17/2016

HAECO Americas Wallburg, NC

Company
HAECO Americas
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
16-6134
Location
Wallburg, NC
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Associates Degree
AJE Ref #
576196756

JOB DESCRIPTION

TEST LAB ENGINEER

TEST LAB ENGINEER

Job ID

16-6134

Location

US-NC-Wallburg

Pos. Category

Engineering

Position Type

Full Time - Direct

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS JOB :

OVERVIEW:

Assist with the operational activities of the Company s Test Laboratory as directed by the Test Lab Manager for seat prototyping and testing; specify, operate and maintain machinery, tooling and test equipment; perform the build of test articles, set ups, equipment; accomplish testing; collect, analyze, and report test data.



ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Identify, specify, design, and build machinery, test equipment, software, and specialized tooling necessary to meet prototyping and testing schedules.

* Generate dynamic, durability, static, and flammability test plans.

* Assist prototyping activities through designing parts for functionality and manufacturability.

* Arrange for the calibration of all transducers, test dummies, and related measuring equipment used in testing.

* Create detailed floor plans and layouts of Test Lab and support facilities upgrade projects.

* Adhere to schedules, capacity plans, and cost estimates and utilize equipment to meet program prototyping and testing schedules.

* Perform the build-up of test articles and set ups in conformity with test plan requirements.

* Accomplish all testing and data acquisition, analysis, and reporting of resulting test data in accordance with approved test plans.

* Operate within key performance indicators and metrics to help foster a performance driven culture. Minimize downtime, overtime and establish ownership and responsibility for work content and accountability for performance.

* Implement and sustain Lean activities.

* Adhere to Lab policy, procedures, goals, guidelines, and standards to maximize operational performance.

* Maintain the physical appearance of the Test Lab and enforce safety, environmental compliance and housekeeping practices.

* Carry out preventive maintenance of all machinery and equipment.

* Review all regulatory requirements applicable to each operation and perform duties within the regulatory requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS:

MINIMUM:

* Associates Degree in technical field or an equivalent level of experience.

* Three (3) years experience in operations, engineering, or quality.

* Must possess working knowledge of quality systems, engineering requirements and testing standards.

* Must demonstrate strong computer skills and be proficient with Microsoft Office programs.

* Must be extremely hands-on, practical, mechanically inclined and comfortable on the shop floor.

* Must be analytical and a good problem solver, and be an efficient planner, time manager and organizer.

* Must be an effective communicator. Must be team-oriented and be able to work effectively at all levels inside and outside the organization.

* Must be resourceful, self-starting, highly motivated, capable of operating effectively with minimal resources and direction, and be able to excel under pressure.

* Must be able to travel both domestically and internationally (less than 10% of time).

* 10. Must and be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.

PREFERRED:

* Bachelor s degree from four year college or university in engineering or related scientific field.

* Possess equipment knowledge pertaining to crash dynamic sled systems, hydraulic and pneumatic actuation, electronic controls, precision measuring, and data acquisition systems.

* Possess knowledge of general laboratory practices and procedures, and be familiar with testing methods for component qualification, seating or restraint systems.

* Experience with aircraft passenger seat dynamic testing and deceleration type sleds.

* Aircraft interiors experience involving interior material flammability testing requirements, FAA regulations and certification processes.