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Contractor - Validation Engineer

United States - MI - Novi

Job Description

This position functions as a Validation Engineer within the Engineering Validation team. This team member will develop, optimize and manage test plans that are used to evaluate and/or validate YF interior products. Serve as technical resource for customer, federal, and/or YF test specifications and methods. Provides results reporting for completed tests and program status. 
 
Responsibilities:
- Development of test plans in accordance with customer, federal, and/or YF specific requirements.
- Program coordination of test plans, including samples, fixtures, schedules, sign-offs, witnessing tests, and sample reviews.
- Manage a test schedule using validation database, and/or customer specific format.
- Understand customer, federal, and/or YF specific requirements and test methods.
- Consistent use of validation process protocols such as Issue Tracking and reporting, ED/DV/PV, DVP Structure, Naming Conventions, PV First Time Pass, Spec Updating Process, budget approval and monitoring.
- Serve as key contact person between product development team and test labs.
- Develop optimization plans for test samples using acceptable practices.
- Support internal and/or external customer meetings and reviews as required.
- Provide clear instruction(s) on how a test should be setup and conducted.
- Ability to recommend appropriate test sample sizes (n) in accordance to test requirements.
- Review of data and reporting of all tests (including final disposition of results).
- Support product development team on pre/post-test sample reviews as required.
- Support product development team with assessment, recommendations, and/or analysis of results to resolve product non-conformances.
- Maintain program test requirement metrics including Production Validation “Right first time”.
- Maintains safe, secure, and clean work place by following 5S standards.
- Use validation database for test data and information. Support test report process by uploading files, loading test data and information, provide test summary and observations.
- Attend department meetings as required.
- Support test method development and/or continuous improvement projects as required.
Education:
 
Bachelor’s Degree (Engineering / technical degree).
3 Years suggested minimum experience in testing and validation.
Qualifications include:
- Knowledge of Automotive Test Methods and Automo

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Published: 09/18/2021
Job Field: Research & Development
Location: United States - MI - Novi
REQ. NO.: 20211784
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Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) is the global leader in automotive interiors. Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is redefining how people relax, work and play in their vehicle interiors – today and decades from now. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has approximately 110 manufacturing plants and technical centers in 18 countries and more than 33,000 employees globally. They design, develop and manufacture automotive interior components for all automakers. LEARN MORE

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