Continental Corporation Test Engineer in Auburn Hills, Michigan

Test Engineer

Auburn Hills, MI


Job Description

Core Responsibilities:

• Reliability Test and Design Support.

• Assist the design teams with Reliability test and measurements during all stages of the design cycle.

• Provide knowledge, to the design teams, for the development of interface test equipment and ease of testing.

• Perform tests and maintain records of all the compliance testing during DV and PV.

• Build a library of lessons learned, to share the information and prevent reoccurrence.

• Develop an understanding of product design and assist the project teams with leadership and flexibility throughout the design cycle.

• Assist product development teams in testing and designing their products to comply with all customer and Continental Reliability (REL) requirements.

• Maintain and develop skills necessary to improve test efficiency and accuracy.

• Maintain a favorable customer status with outside test services and assist with the test and measurement at those facilities.

• REL Quality Assurance.

• Develop and maintain performance history program for all sub disciplines.

• Administration of lab maintenance plan.

• Assist in the procurement and assembly of test equipment for the Auburn Hills REL test facility.

• Develop test automation capability and keep cognizant of new and improved methods.

• Responsible for the professionalism and courtesy in the test lab when supporting the needs of testing for the product teams.

• Responsible for timely, accurate and precise reporting of the data to the design teams.

• Communicate and interface with other associates and REL experts while sharing information and experiences.

• External Activities and Skill Enhancements.

• Actively pursue a membership with good standing in test engineering and stay current with their findings.

• Perform self­evaluations of skills and keep current with technology by taking classes in REL Test and Design.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor's Degree

• Automotive Internship experience

Preferred Qualifications:

• Master's Degree

• 2+years of Test Engineering experience

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About Continental

With sales of €39.2 billion in 2015, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently employs more than 215,000 employees in 55 countries. The Automotive Group with its three divisions Chassis & Safety (sales of approx. €8.4 billion in 2015, roughly 40.000 employees), Powertrain (sales of approx. €7.1 billion in 2015, roughly 35,400 employees) and Interior (sales of approx. €8.2 billion in 2015, roughly 40,500 employees) achieved sales of approximately €23.7 billion in 2015. The Automotive Group is present in more than 170 locations worldwide. As a partner to the automotive and commercial vehicle industry, it develops and produces innovative products and systems for a modern automotive future in which cars provide individual mobility and driving pleasure consistent with driving safety, environmental responsibility, and cost-efficiency.

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United States


Automotive Divisions Central Functions

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