Jacobs Automotive Test Sign-Off Coordinator in Dearborn, Michigan
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Jacobs is the world’s top supplier of automotive test facilities, providing a full range of services to commercial automotive industry customers . Customers include not only the world’s major vehicle providers and other original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), but also clients from the international motor sports community.
Our experience encompasses virtually every type of automotive test facility, including climatic and driveability wind tunnels; aerodynamic, acoustic, and thermodynamic wind tunnels; emissions test rooms; soak rooms; altitude chambers; engine and powertrain test cells; and electromagnetic anechoic chambers. We not only design and build these facility systems assets but also operate, maintain, and manage these facilities.
BRIEF OUTLINE OF SPECIFIC ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Sign-off Test Coordinator is responsible for creating vehicle and breadboard specifications, coordinating test time and tracking test status to support Signoff for every program. Additionally, the Coordinator will capture and document vehicle and breadboard issues as they arise.
Create and/or update Vehicle and Breadboard Specifications to supply to Test Planning group
Understand the required deliverables and respective owner(s) associated with the testing and the gateways
Work collaboratively with requestors and test planning to complete their respective test time deliverables at each of the gateways
Manage and track test units and issues in support of milestones
Create and/or maintain all Test Plan documentation to report and communicate status
Support Vehicle debugging/diagnosing (DET, CANalizer, etc)
Create and develop Vehicle and Breadboard Specifications for units requested
Track and update test plans for Electrical units
Work collaboratively with test requestors and test planning to ensure all testing needs are captured on test plans
Ensure test plans are created and maintained to complete First Pass testing by deadline
Maintain test plans for late scheduled and follow-up items to complete by final deadline
Manage and track test units to ensure testing is continuing per schedule
Update test plans as issues arise – vehicles down for repair, vehicle not ready to test, etc.
Communicate test plan changes to users and test planners
This position is full-time. This is NOT a contract position. You will be eligible for our generous benefit package, including health insurance, dental, vision, generous PTO, paid holidays, 401K, stock purchase plan, and tuition reimbursement.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, AND /OR SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelors’ degree in engineering from an accredited school
Automotive Test Engineering experience preferred
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Exceptional collaboration skills, able to work with multiple people and manage a variety of projects simultaneously
Excellent English skills (Oral, reading, writing and listening)
Ability to communicate and interact well with others
Expert user of Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, and Project) and ability to work with Macros
Exceptional organizational and planning skills
Exceptional leadership skills and proven record
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
Unusual or Special Physical Requirements of Position (specify and provide % of time required)
Lifting: Up to 50 lbs, 25%
Special clothing/equipment (wearing): Slip resistant hardened toe shoes, safety glasses, hearing protection in designated areas, 100%
Unusual physical requirements: Sitting (75%), Standing (50%), Bending (25%), stooping (25%)
High noise level: Exposure to high noise areas possible in test facility, 25%
Description of Work Environment
Inside? Outside? Combination? Where?: Inside, office environment, test lab, 100%
Extreme (hot/cold) temperatures involved: NA
Hazardous conditions - What are they?: Exposure to test equipment, 25%
Travel/transportation requirements: May require occasional local travel, 25%
Equipment and Machines Involved in Work Tasks
Office equipment/machines electrically/battery operated - which?: Computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, 100%
Vehicles, forklifts, etc. operated which?: NA
Tools used in trade - which ones?: Occasional use of hand tools, 25%
Criticality of Attendance
Overtime, regular days, off days: Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with possible shifts over the weekends to support sign offs 100%
Shift, 1st, 2nd, 3rd: Day shift
Necessity for regular attendance: Critical, 100%
Urgency for punctuality: Critical, 100%
Work hours are normally 8 hours per day and 5 days per week, Monday-Friday. Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary. Must have flexibility of work days to cover weekend testing requirements.
Other Essential Functions
Must complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, health performance evaluation, and background check.
Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers.
Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written.
Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to self or others.
Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner.
Dependable personal transportation to work site is required.
Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .
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