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Environmental Validation Test Technician, Galway



Galway, Ireland 

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The Opportunity

Team Horizon is seeking an Environmental Validation Test Technician who will be responsible inside the laboratory, prepare and make the validation tests according to a validation matrix in the time planned and the level of quality required. This role is on a contract basis based in the West of Ireland

The Role

  • Before the test, prepare the test environment in preparation for the validation/test engineer to evaluate before test start
  • Check parts are available, identified and at the right level of representativeness regarding the test required, populate relevant logistics trackers and lab bar-coding system
  • Check with the validation engineer that the tools are capable for measurement required
  • Realize the test (electrical, mechanical, environmental, reliability) in the standard time and in line with the instruction sheet (test specification)
  • In case of difficulty, try to solve it by him/or herself or with support if needed (team leader, validation team manager, validation engineer, project team member). Apply the QRQC methodology
  • Input in to writing of the test report taking into account the real test conditions, use picture for more comprehension
  • Contribute to product problems solving, support 5W2H / PDCA
  • Police parts logistics and correct archive the parts after test (bags, labels, boxes, pallets)
  • Coordinate planning for the planned testing and allocated resources (chambers, tools, benches)
  • Coordinate the specific tools needed for the validation (test specification and follow-up) whenever they are done inside the company or external to the company
  • Familiarise with working system using bench equipment to enable view on delivered product and to understand customer problems
  • Carry out all work to comply with Quality Management System and Validation Engineering Processes e.g. ASPICE, ISO/IATF16949
  • Work with Methods & Tools (M&T) team to develop test environment solutions to enable Design & Process Validation (DV/PV)
  • Test setup and verification of test platforms
  • Understand basic level of Test script development (using NI LabVIEW / TestStand)
  • Execution of testing using lab equipment (using thermal chambers, IPx) as per test specification
  • Safety focussed and dedicated to maintaining high quality standards
  • Contribute to the improvements of the laboratory’s tools such as: instruction sheet, logs, H&S start-ups, development and validation tools

The Person

  • A relevant Technical Training Cert/Diploma e.g. Electronic Training, Physics & Instrumentation, Mechatronics
  • Min 3 years test Technician level certification experience
  • Knowledge of automotive electronics systems
  • Test experience with knowledge of test & validation methods in the automotive industry
  • Knowledge of accelerated life testing
  • Min 3 years test lab experience
  • Basic proficiency in National Instruments (LabVIEW/or TestStand)
  • Computer literate in MS Office suite (ECDL)
  • Basic knowledge in National Instruments LabVIEW and TestStand software - Certified LabVIEW
  • Basic knowledge instrumentation interfacing over PXI, PCI, USB, RS232 & GPIB
  • Basic knowledge in hardware and peripherals
  • Ability to read, analyse and interpret complex documents /schematics
  • Basic knowledge of automotive electronics systems
  • Validation experience with knowledge of test & validation methods
  • Basic knowledge of accelerated life testing

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Team Horizon
1 Cedar Crescent, Cedar Park, Westport, Co. Mayo
Westport, Ireland
Phone: +353 98 50600
Web Site: http://www.teamhorizon.ie
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