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Impact Test Engineer - Vehicle Crash

Company: V2Soft
Location: Chelsea
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

V2Soft () is a global company, headquartered out of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, with locations in Mexico, Italy, India, China and Germany. At V2Soft, our mission is to provide high performance technology solutions to solve real business problems. We become our customer's true partner, enabling both parties to enjoy success. We are committed to promoting diversity in the workplace, and believe it has a positive effect on our company and the customers we serve.



Job Description:



The Crash Safety Test Engineer is responsible for the planning, preparing and performing crash safety-related testing and ensuring successful completion of full-size vehicle and/or occupant sled testing. This role requires knowledge in domestic and global regulatory requirements.



Responsibilities include:

- Reviewing impact test regulations and test request provided by requestor, providing work instructions to Salaried Bargaining Unit technicians, mechanics and photographers, performing test to regulations and post test data validations.

- Ensuring the impact test data acquisition systems are properly configured and are capturing the required test data.

- Interfacing with equipment suppliers/internal departments to coordinate calibrations/repair, keep up on current software and hardware best practices.

- Performing onsite physical prep and test, working with the vehicle, test related hardware and software.

- Development and implementation of new test methods and/or equipment.

- Familiarity with global impact test regulations and may also involve managing improvements to Anthropomorphic Test Dummy (ATD) fleet and department processes.

- Please note, this role includes 1st and or 2nd shift, as well as providing support 7 days/week



Requirements:



- Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited University.

- 1-3 years of automotive experience.

- Proficiency in Microsoft Office & MS Teams

- Ability to work independently and well within a team.

- The candidate must also possess strong planning, organizational skills and have excellent communicate skills.

- Ability to manage several continuous improvement initiatives and engineering projects without disruption of day to day testing activities - all with minimal supervision.

- Effective operation of precise data acquisition equipment and software, or demonstrate capabilities for mastering these systems in adequate time.



Preferred Qualifications:



- Familiarity with Hypergraph Analytical Software, Canalizer, Math-lab software and Omega Temp loggers a plus

- 3-5 years' experience in automotive test facility, impact testing preferred.

- Knowledge or experience with logistics planning, warehouse management, or material handling.

- Basic knowledge of LEAN principles and process improvement practices. Basic knowledge of standard problem solving techniques (8D, fishbone analysis, 5-Why, etc).

- Basic knowledge of automotive restraint systems (airbag, seat belts, etc.) and interior trim assembly (instrument panels, seats, door trim).

- Exposure to working with or supervising a unionized workforce.

- Familiarity with global test regulations (NHTSA, FMVSS, EuroNCAP, etc.) and third party test procedures (IIHS).

- Masters Electrical Engineering.



V2Soft is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( EOE).

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Keywords: V2Soft, Ann Arbor , Impact Test Engineer - Vehicle Crash, Engineering , Chelsea, Michigan

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