Link Engineering Senior Technical Specialist in Plymouth, Michigan

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Link Engineering Company (LINK) is a premier designer and manufacturer of precision test equipment, we specialize in developing customized solutions for Automotive, Aviation, Off-Highway, Rail and Civil Engineering industries. We are headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan, and maintain testing laboratories, manufacturing, and support facilities around the globe.

Established in 1935, we have been a family-owned company for generations, we treat our customers and employees as if they are part of our family. We set our employees up for success, as they are given constant opportunities to learn and develop new skills. As many of our team members have been with LINK for a generation or more, the LINK team is equipped with a wealth of knowledge, providing decades of hands-on experience and out-of-the box thinking to OEM’s and suppliers everywhere.

We are looking for a talented Senior Technical Specialist who will be responsible for technical oversight of the design and support of advanced test equipment. This position will support the engineering design and service teams to consult on advanced projects in manufacturing and in the field. They will also have responsibility to provide conceptual design of projects for R&D and sales purposes.

Main Responsibilities Include

  • Provide conceptual design and specifications of test systems

  • Interpret customer requirements and test specifications

  • Customer interface on needed applications and technical matters

  • Conceptually design mechanical and electrical solutions to meet requirements

  • Support estimating team

  • Contribute in equipment design reviews

  • Identify critical design requirements

  • Support mechanical, electrical, and control engineering teams to brainstorm solutions

  • Provide engineering support for issues discovered during manufacturing and validation

  • Support validation team to help diagnose root cause problems with equipment in manufacturing

  • Conceptually design solutions alongside engineering team to provide efficient and effective solutions

  • Provide engineering support for issues in the field

  • Support service team to help diagnose root cause problems with existing test equipment in the field

  • Conceptually design solutions alongside engineering team to provide efficient and effective solutions

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related technical field (i.e. mechanical, electrical)

  • 5 years of experience in related field. Preferred experience in design & build of test equipment or in testing applications

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Strong capability in mechanical design and industry related technologies (Hydraulics, Motor basics, Rotational equipment, Vibrations, Physics, etc.)

  • Basic understanding in electrical and software engineering fundamentals

  • Problem Solving

LINK is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. VEVRRA Federal Contractor.

LINK is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employees to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States.

Accessibility for Applicants with Disabilities: If you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability please call 1-734-453-0800. Please provide your contact information and details about the posted position of interest. Only inquiries regarding assistance for those who need an accommodation with the online application process due to a disability will be returned.

Note to all Agencies / Direct Placement: LINK has a team of dedicated recruiters who are responsible for all hiring needs. Our practice is to partner and work with our approved vendors only and on an as needed basis. LINK has identified and finalized our list of preferred vendors and the review process has been closed. We do not accept resumes from recruiting agencies that are not a preferred vendor, have not been authorized or approved by Corporate Recruiting to partner on a position and have not signed LINK’s vendor agreement. Any resumes submitted from unapproved vendors will be considered unsolicited, and LINK will not be obligated to pay a referral fee.