Testing Technician - Battery
US-MI-Warren | US-MI-Warren
Element has an opportunity for an Electro-Mechanical Test Technician (2nd shift. 4 / 10hr days) to join our rapidly expanding team in our battery pack test lab. As a member of the operations team, the Test Technician position performs a variety of routine and non-routine testing assignments within the department assigned and insures timely and accurate test results under direct supervision.
General test setup
Instrumenting test devices per the customer's request
Taking pre and post-test measurements
Documenting tests through procedures, checklists, photographs, and high-speed video
Improvement of various processes/procedures throughout our facilities
Support test setup/execution/tear down of various battery cell tests
Operate various lab equipment such as power supplies, multimeter, data loggers and temperature chambers
Monitoring and inspection of extended duration testing
Operate various lab equipment such as power supplies, data loggers and temperature chambers
Simple fabrication/modification of basic test fixtures
Use test procedures, schematics or provided documentation to execute testing
Communicate directly with engineers to ensure a high level of technical support
Collect data, photos, and video of various tests
Compile test results and support test report development
Support technical root cause analysis and resolution of issues found during testing
Skills / Qualifications
Associates degree in a technology field or relevant experience
2+ years Technician experience
Familiarity with test cells and/or large battery testing systems
Lithium ion battery test experience preferred
Lab or test equipment experience preferred
Fork truck operation experience
Element is one of the fastest growing testing, inspection and certification businesses in the world. Globally we have more than 7,500 brilliant minds operating from 200 sites across 30 countries. Together we share an ambitious purpose to 'Make tomorrow safer than today'.
When failure in use is not an option, we help customers make certain that their products, materials, processes and services are safe, compliant and fit for purpose. From early R&D, through complex regulatory approvals and into production, our global laboratory network of scientists, engineers, and technologists support customers to achieve assurance over product quality, sustainable outcomes, and market access.
While we are proud of our global reach, working at Element feels like being part of a smaller company. We empower you to take charge of your career, and reward excellence and integrity with growth and development.
Industries across the world depend on our care, attention to detail and the absolute accuracy of our work. The role we have to play in creating a safer world is much bigger than our organization.
At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.
All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: age, disability, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, race, religion, responsibility of dependents, sexual orientation, or gender identity or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.