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Environmental & Test Validation Engineer, Galway



Galway, Ireland 

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The Opportunity

Team Horizon is seeking an Environmental Test & Validation Engineer who will be responsible for Product Validation activities from RFQ phase to final customer

acceptance. This role is based in the West of Ireland and ideal for anyone who wants to join a team who thrives on providing innovative products and automated services to the automotive industry

The Role

  • Test service request process, review and analysis
  • Analyse customer specification with the product Project Team Member and quality PTM, challenge the tests requested and define the final validation plan to build the final offer
  • Define the need of specific tools or bench (characterization, reliability...)
  • Define also the associated budget
  • Write the detailed validation plan and test specification including both customer validation and also company requirements (to achieve quality targets)
  • Schedule the validation plan and manage the test with the support of laboratory resources (technicians)
  • Responsible for the main relationship with the customer and project team for environmental validations (methods and results) wherever the tests are located (Troy, Shenzen, Bietigheim, Prague, external lab)
  • Work in parallel with the project team; contribute to correct the design in order to meet product performance
  • Manage the configuration and logistics of tested parts
  • Lead validation FMEA generation for assigned project
  • General DR’s for software, hardware & product design reviews, problem resolution, FMEA analysis
  • Manage the planning inside the laboratory and allocated resources (technicians, tools, benches)
  • Responsible to obtain the specific tools needed for the validation (need specification and follow-up) whenever they are done inside the company or external to the company
  • Manage the cost of the validation activities
  • 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, ISOTS16949
  • Work with Methods & Tools (M&T) team to develop test environment solutions to enable Design & Process Validation (DV/PV)
  • Governance of Test setup and verification of test platforms supported by lab operations technical support
  • Governance of Test setup of Test script development (using NI LabVIEW / TestStand) supported by both M&T and lab operations technical support
  • Governance of test execution as per the specification using lab equipment (using thermal chambers, IPx) supported by lab operations technical support
  • Encourage a Safety focus dedicated to maintaining high quality standards
  • Report validation status to the project team and management on a regular basis (QRQC, 5mm…)
  • Generation of test reports, peer-reviews of data and follow up on approval
  • Create daily and weekly activity report on project and non-project related activities using dashboards made available
  • Perform problem management role interfacing with customer, allocation of Device Under Test (DUT) failures to appropriate functions and leading weekly review
  • Participate in lessons learned across the various projects

The Person

  • A relevant Technical Engineering Degree e.g. Computer & Electronic Engineering, Physics & Instrumentation, Mechatronics
  • Min 3 years test engineering experience
  • Proficient in National Instruments (LabVIEW/or TestStand)
  • Computer literate in MS Office suite (ECDL)
  • Programming in National Instruments LabVIEW and TestStand software - Certified LabVIEW
  • Developing instrumentation interfacing over PXI, PCI, USB, RS232 & GPIB
  • Broad experience in hardware and peripherals
  • Ability to read, analyse and interpret complex documents /schematics.
  • Knowledge of automotive electronics systems
  • Validation experience with knowledge of test & validation methods
  • Knowledge of accelerated life testing
  • SW applications, Embedded C, C++, Java

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Full time
Company Info
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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