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Validation Engineer

United States - MI - Novi

Job Description

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) seeks a validation engineer to develop, optimize and manage test plans that are used to evaluate and/or validate YFAI interior products. This role will serve as technical resource for customer, federal, and/or YF test specifications and methods. Provides results reporting for completed tests and program status.

• 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.

Your Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree (Engineering / technical) or equivalent experience3 years of automotive testing experience.Knowledge of Automotive Test Methods and Automotive Test SpecificationsTest lab experience (equipment, methods, instruments) Post-test data interpretation and/or analysis experienceExperience with statistical practice and/or toolsAbility to work in a lab environment with equipment, fixtures and controllers. Ability to work in Holland, MI and eventually work full time in Novi, MI beginning in 2020.

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Published: 11/22/2019
Job Field: Engineering
Location: United States - MI - Novi
REQ. NO.: 19003005
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Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI)

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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