15 days old

Validation Testing Laboratory Technician

Kelly Services
Midland, MI 48670
**Validation Testing Laboratory Technician**

**Long Term Contract**

**Hourly Pay $25 29.50**

Materials Engineering Center in Core R&D is currently seeking a Validation Testing Laboratory Technician capable of managing application performance laboratory needs. In this role, the individual should be capable of supporting novel test method development for validating part/component performance for business-specific applications as well as performing both specialized and standard material testing protocols for material selection, evaluation, and property definition to meet functional requirements.

+ The individual is expected to follow test protocols, collate and interpret/analyze test data using scientific methods and assist in making sound data-driven engineering decisions.

+ The candidate should also possess excellent laboratory equipment and test method knowledge/experience including but not limited to various transducers (e.g., strain gages, load cells, high-speed video imagery, infra-red camera, accelerometers, laser vibrometer etc.), test procedures (fatigue, high rate impact, stiffness and strength, fracture toughness, creep, stress cracking, vibrations and acoustics) and test equipments (Mechanical Instron / Indentor / Sled /Environmental Chamber; Acoustics Impedance/Spectrum Analyzer/Air-flow resistivity etc).

+ This individual will need to simultaneously handle multiple projects interfacing with various internal clients, generate lab reports, manage test schedule, and be responsible for equipment calibration, liaison with external vendors for lab related equipment purchase, quotation and repairs while following all lab safety and procedures.

+ Position requires strong interaction in multi-functional team environment thus excellent communication and interpersonal skills are desired.

+ Knowledge in programming codes preferred (LabView/Matlab etc) is desired.

+ Candidate will need to follow MECs quality management system and clients stringent safety requirements.

+ Under guidance of senior R&D colleagues candidate will execute experimental plans, generate reproducible data, and use data-based analysis to help interpret results including presentations of results to team members and clients.

+ Candidate will participate with others in the decision-making process at the team level and offer creative recommendations and solutions.

+ Candidate should be able to recognize and value unexpected test results while recording/communicating such observations and support data interpretation for appropriate modification of test plan or original research hypothesis.

+ Additional training and/or experience in CAD based mechanical design and/or rapid prototyping technologies such as 3D printing would be an outstanding advantage for interested candidates.

+ Candidate must have a strong personal accountability for working safely, following safety protocols and using required PPE. MEC is unique in that we handle very few chemicals, rather we are a mechanical modeling and engineering focused organization.

**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/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). 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: 2021-04-21 Expires: 2021-05-22

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