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R72802 - Materials Testing Technicia

Kelly Services
Farmington Hills, MI 48336
**Materials Test Technician**

We are looking for a hard-working automotive engineering test technician to join our Materials testing team in Farmington Hills, Michigan.

The ideal candidate will have a flexible skillset in order to support a variety of testing on new product development. This role will be responsible for recommending, planning, conducting and ensuring quality-of-product evaluations of various metallic and polymeric materials and coatings, used for the development of high quality, cost effective automotive parts and technologies. The role will require coordination with internal product engineers and technicians, as well as external equipment vendors, parts/materials suppliers, and manufacturing plants to achieve company KPIs. This position may require travel, overtime work on some weekends, and/or off-shift work as needed.

**Materials Test Technician responsibilities include:**

+ Carrying out material tests and evaluations using industry and company standards to achieve accurate results

+ Documenting results in accurate and error free reports, and communicating precisely and professionally with technicians, engineers, and management teams

+ Maintaining laboratory equipment calibrations and certifications, and completing minor maintenance and repairs, as well as understanding future equipment needs

+ Assisting the engineering teams with troubleshooting, root cause analysis and developing effective countermeasures

+ Tracking personal progress to ensure department and corporate objectives are met

+ Creating detailed technical documents to support test setup and operation

**Minimum Qualifications:**

+ Associates degree in Chemical or Materials-related field plus at least one year of relevant job experience

+ Experience with testing methods and equipment for automotive materials and coatings such as mechanical testing (Tensile, Impact, Hardness, Scratch/Mar), adhesion, environmental/corrosion testing, durability, and analytical techniques (Optical Microscopy, SEM, FTIR, DSC)

+ Familiarity with automotive vehicle/parts development process desired

+ Familiarity with measurement error, correlation and statistics desired

+ Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills

+ Positive attitude, eagerness to learn new tasks, and the ability to maintain a clean and safe work area

Welcome to an open lane of possibility. Drive your career forward and join the company leading the technology and business evolution of the automotive industry by applying today.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-02-15 Expires: 2021-03-18

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