R&D Lab Engineer in Montgomery

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Location
Montgomery, Alabama
Industry
Engineering
Job Type
Full-Time
Salary
$0 per hour + none
Ref. Number
S_11064
Contact
Hart,Patrick, Spherion
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Job Description

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
- Main goal of the work will be building up laboratory capabilities and expertise.
- Setting up laboratory equipment to be able to run functional and validation testing of LF-valve-blocks
- Plan and coordinate procurement and installation of hydraulic test rigs
- Standardize laboratory activities
- Support launch of new products and design changes of existing products by performing testing
- Support series production in trouble shooting and failure root cause analysis
- Support R&D department and communication to German HQ
- Perform LPAs at production lines
- Support team in implementation of necessary processes for ISO TS 16949 audit
- Assist R&D team in creation of bilingual documents
- Other duties as assigned.

Working hours: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

Skills:
Skills, Education and Experience:
- Degree in Electrical Engineering or Physics
- At least five years relevant lab experience
- Some experience in operating lab test equipment like climate chamber, temperature shock chamber, salt spray cabinet, oscilloscope, etc.
- Basic knowledge about hydraulics, pneumatics and electronics
- Articulate, professional appearance and use of time management
- Some knowledge of the German language and customs advantageous
- Software: Microsoft Office, especially MS Excel, VBA macro programming, testXpert (Zwick press), Lotus Notes,
- Advanced verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to supervise others
- Ability and willingness to make presentations to small and large groups of salary and or hourly associates.
- Must possess strong analytical and problem solving skills.
- Ability to function in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment and handle multiple projects and assignments with proficiency.
- Must be authorized to work in the United States
- Holds a valid passport and has the ability to travel internationally.

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