Validation Engineer - Hamilton, Ohio USA at thyssenkrupp Bilstein of America Inc

Posted in General Business 25 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Hamilton, Ohio

Job Description:


The Validation Engineer is responsible for managing the entire design validation process to ensure it supports all internal and external customer needs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Maintains a safe working environment by complying with all safety and environmental policies in the workplace. Advocates for and promotes a safe work environment by reporting Near Misses and/or other safety and environmental hazards, wearing all required PPE and encouraging others to do the same

  • Creates and maintains project-specific Design Validation Plan & Report (DVP&R) in cooperation with the Product Engineer

  • Identifies and tracks the standard tests that are required to support a DVP&R

  • Generates test plans, procedures, and work instructions from customer requirements

  • Develops guidelines for new project-specific test procedures as needed in cooperation with Senior Test Engineer & Test Engineer

  • Interfaces with Test Engineer to coordinate availability of test equipment that are required for newly developed tests

  • Evaluates test results and determines compliance to DVP&R requirements in cooperation with the Product Engineer and Program Manager

  • Tracks and maintains ongoing testing for assigned projects

  • Writes up technical test reports and presents results to key Project Teams and directly to the customer

  • Performs product testing on an as needed basis as defined by the Senior Test Engineer.

  • Participates in customer discussions regarding testing topics and assists the Senior Test Engineer with customer proposals

  • Participates in customer discussions regarding testing topics

  • Performs all other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Previous experience in product testing or quality preferred with demonstrated familiarity with evaluation tools and statistical software such as Minitab, Infinity or equivalent systems, Matlab

  • Experience with coordination and presentation of technical data and information to key component suppliers & customers

  • Understanding of material properties & characteristics of critically used materials such as steel, aluminium, sintered metals, rubber and plastic components, and various coatings

  • Thorough knowledge of standard business software products (Microsoft Office, Outlook, Windows XP etc.)

  • Position must be able to work required overtime that can be substantial during peak customer production periods

  • Ongoing commitment to advance knowledge in the field shock absorber, testing, and standards compliance

  • Demonstrated reliability, good initiative, committed, and quality focused

  • Proven ability to effectively present information in one-on-one & small group situations to Customers, clients, & others

  • Proven ability to read and interpret customer specifications and industry standards.

  • Proven track record of customer interface and ability to manage multiple projects and programs in a fast paced environment

  • Strong project management skills with proven ability to plan, monitor, and control a project from start to finish ensuring everyone meets their deadlines

  • Highly organized with ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

  • Exhibits integrity through fair and ethical behaviors in all activities; maintains accountability for performance

  • Strong attention to detail with well-developed organizational and communication skills.

  • Proven experience developing work processes to improve outcomes for the team/customers

  • Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering Discipline (Mechanical, Electrical, or Physics desired)
At thyssenkrupp we have more than 100,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of €43 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world - but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology.thyssenkrupp Bilstein of America, Inc. is a world class manufacturer of suspension solutions headquartered in Hamilton, Ohio USA. thyssenkrupp Bilstein of America supplies products to a wide range of Original Equipment Automotive Manufacturers as well as Aftermarket and Motorsports. thyssenkrupp Bilstein stands for innovation and High-Tech in suspension technology worldwide. With competence in the entire suspension system, the company supplies products across the complete damping and suspension spectrum through manufacturing facilities in Europe, America and China. Moreover, thyssenkrupp Bilstein has been a preferred partner in motorsport and automobile tuning for many years.