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This position will perform a full range of technical work including writing new test procedures, sign-off test reports, draft laboratory management policies & procedures, test report templates, measurement uncertainty budgets and inter-laboratory correlation studies. This position also runs laboratory empirical investigations resolving component level root-cause analysis.
Plans, conducts and coordinates a broad range of complex engineering technical assignments requiring an in-depth knowledge of foundation brake hardware and laboratory testing techniques including inertia dynamometer, fatigue testing, vibration durability testing, strain gage measurement, calibration administration.
Regarded as a foundation brake hardware technical expert in the area of laboratory test methods.
Will be a support resource to other Bendix department requiring test support.
Will direct and coordinate laboratory activities of other test engineers or technicians on specific assignments.
Has appreciable latitude for independent action and decision.
Position is non-supervisory.
Support C&S 8D root cause analysis. May handle overflow ADB/FDB development projects as needed.
Demonstrated problem-solving skills. E.g. DFSS, 8D
DFMEA and DVP&R processes
Able to write test procedures and test plans
Knowledge of ISO17025 a plus.
Knowledge of air brake systems a plus
Experience running brake tests on inertia dynamometer.
Experience with the calibration of laboratory equipment
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering is required
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering is preferred
Effective at communicating complex testing principles with a variety of audience including customers and suppliers
Strong problem solving skills
Solid analytical skills
Good organizational and project management skills
5+ years of experience with foundation brake hardware testing within the automotive industry or commercial vehicle industry is required.
Six Sigma experience is strongly preferred.
8D process experience and demonstrated implementation of PCA solutions will be highly regarded.
What does Bendix have to offer you?
Work/life balance that includes Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off
401k Plan with Company matching
Retirement Savings Plan
Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
Wellness Program and incentive
Health and Welfare Insurance Benefits that start on your 1st day of employment:
Basic Life Insurance
Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
Short Term Disability
Business Travel Accident Insurance
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Voluntary Employee-Paid Benefits:
Medical and Prescription insurance
Supplemental Life Insurance Plans
Supplemental AD&D insurance for Employee and Family
Long Term Disability
Critical Illness Plan
Hospital Indemnity Plan