Validation Engineer


Under the direction of the Design & Engineering Department Manager, validate products in a timely manner, achieving company goals for quality, cost, and delivery. Support the assigned manufacturing areas in meeting objectives for productivity, quality, and associate safety. Meet with customers to determine specifications and requirements for lighting products.

Design & Engineering

Reporting Relationships:
Above: Design & Engineering Department Manager
Below: None

  • Develop/Negotiate Validation Plans with the customer
  • Develop and submit Legal Compliance Reports
  • Comprehend testing specifications and perform required tests
  • Publish detailed testing reportsAnalyze /Root Cause tested samples
  • Publish 8'Ds, 5 why's, etc. (OEM Root Cause/Action Report)
  • Understand customer fixture requirements and assist in procurement.
  • Participate in design review's to review drawings/data, and identify problems that may arise during testing and recommend improvements.
  • Attend and participate in New Product Development (NPD) meetings as scheduled.
  • Provide support to the new product development and engineering sections.
  • Provide support to manufacturing for current production engineering changes.
  • Performs other duties, tasks, or projects at the direction of immediate supervisor.

Experience Required:
5-10 years of working experience as a Validation Engineer

Education Required:
B. S. degree in engineering or engineering technology preferred.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this position, the associate is required to sit for extended periods, the position is frequently required to stand, use hands and fingers to handle or feel. The position must occasionally lift up to 30 pounds and have specific vision abilities related to close and color vision. While performing this job the position is often exposed to moving or mechanical parts and moderate noise levels found in a factory environment. Position is required to travel, occasionally overnight, to perform essential functions. Position is often required to work overtime on little or no notice.

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