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Work at the forefront of automotive innovation with ZF,
one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Instrumentation and Test Technician

Location: 

Farmington Hills, MI, US, 48331

Req ID 11338 | Gbl Elec HQ - Farmington Hills, United States

  

Core Responsibilities: 

  • Install instrumentation into test vehicles for ADAS test 
  • Install/Replace/Repair defective components and wiring, using hand tools and soldering iron 
  • Perform setup of test rigs at test track 
  • Execute on vehicle and bench test cases per the test specification 
  • Support Test engineers at test track or performance route 
  • Perform software updates on DUT (Devices Under Test) on vehicle and at bench as needed 
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software issues using test set-up and make hardware changes as needed 
  • Modify/repair the PCB or Electronic Controller Unit h/w for testing 
  • Design test printed circuit boards for automation 
  • Aligns and assembles parts, such as leads, electronic components, wires, and terminals, use of hand tools, power tools, soldering irons, tweezers, pliers, cutters, and microscopes 
  • Help in acquiring appropriate tools 
  • Assistance with other tasks/discipline as needed and determined by Management.   
  • Maintenance, procurement and tracking of ADAS test equipment

Required Qualifications: 

  • Minimum 3 years of working experience with Automotive Electronic/Electromechanical Products 

  • Proficient in English oral and written communication skills 

  • Must demonstrate strong organizationals skills- e.g. 5S

  • Good communication skills within the team, internal & external customers a must 

  • Must be willing to travel domestic/international locations to support internal and external customers and vehicle tests 

  • Able to work in a regional and global team environment and be flexible with changing priorities  

  • Able to multitask to meet project timing (time management skills) 

  • Work independently with little to no supervision to meet tight deadlines 

  • Logical problem solver; good attention to detail 

  • Ability to read Assembly drawings, Schematic, and follow verbal instructions regarding assignments   

  • Proficient with Vector and automation test Tools 

  • Working experience on Automotive protocols e.g. CAN, LIN, xCP etc. 

  • Working experience on automotive diagnostics protocols like UDS, KWP 2000 etc.. 

  • Use of MS Office applications 

  • Must be able to lift heavy test equipment up to 100 pounds (with assistance)

  • ADAS testing requires validation of features in various lighting and enviromental conditions; Must be willing to work over 40 hours on nights and weekends when required 
  • Must be willing to drive vehicles that may range in sze from Passenger cars to Commercial vehicles
  • Must willing to work in Hot and Cold conditions.

 

Nice to have qualifications: 

  • Working experience on test automation for automotive Electronic Controller Units 

  • Minimum of 2 years of working experience on Camera and/or Radar technologies 

  • Working experience on OxTS RT/RT Range or similar tools 

  • Working experience on 4a target systems (equivalent system experience will also be considered)

  • Working experience with AB Dynamics Steeting and braking robots (equivalent system experience will also be considered)

  • Active CDL license

 

Education: 

Associate degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience 

  • Science based bachelors degree preferred
  • STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) curriculms highly desired

 

Work experience:  

Minimum 3 - 5 years 

 

Be part of our ZF team as Instrumentation and Test Technician and apply now!

 

 

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ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


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