Automotive Test Technician I - Thermal Laboratory
Modine Global Power and Process develops and manufactures heat exchangers for indoor ventilation and indirect cooling of industrial applications. Center of Excellence is located in Söderköping, Sweden.
Modine Manufacturing Company in Racine, Wisconsin is hiring for an Automotive Test Technician to support our Tech Center team. This position is on-site 5 days per week.
You will be responsible for the setting up and testing of heat exchanger products in our Thermal Test Laboratory. You are responsible for providing reliable and timely testing in accordance with written Laboratory Work Orders and validated test methods as prescribed in the Racine Tech Center Quality Management System.
Thermal Test Laboratory: The primary activity of this laboratory is heat exchanger performance. The laboratory provides a wide variety of stable fluid inputs with flow rate, temperature, and pressure control to establish the fundamental thermodynamic characteristics of heat exchangers and systems (e.g., engine cooling radiators, battery coolers, air and liquid cooled oil coolers and charge air coolers.)
- Setup tests per Laboratory Work Order (LWO) (debug test equipment, instrumentation and data acquisition systems)
- Perform tests per LWO according to the written work instructions.
- Generate test reports in Microsoft Excel and Word
- Record the progress of UUT (receipt, start, complete and publish dates in addition to the results, test station and technician) in the LWO log
- Assist with measurement system calibration
- Participate in fixture design and/or fabrication
- Maintain test equipment and record repairs or modifications
- Train others as determined by the Test Operations Supervisor/Manager in the operation of test equipment and test methods
- Ensure compliance with safety and environmental regulations
- Maintain a clean and organized work area
With an emphasis on cross-functional roles, technicians may be required to work in multiple labs of the Racine Technical Center. You could have several jobs being performed simultaneously and should have the ability to multi-task and manage their activities in a quality driven, yet time-sensitive environment. An individual requires the ability to learn new skills on an ongoing basis. You will need good analytical judgment and the ability to work under pressure. Close attention to detail is essential, because small differences or changes in test conditions can be crucial to assure test quality and integrity. Continuous improvement, as well as the monitoring and maintaining of equipment and processes are a high priority. An understanding of instrumentation and calibration methods is required. You should also possess computer skills for spreadsheet, word processing, data entry and file management. The laboratories are team environments where good verbal and written communication skills are required between multiple laboratories, the test requestors and in test reporting.
An Associate Degree in an Electrical, Mechanical, Hydraulic, Automotive or a related technical discipline plus up to 4 years of technical work experience, or 3 - 7 years equivalent experience in a technical discipline.
- 0-5% travel, very limited
Modine is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Welcomes all Qualified Applicants!
Modine provides a competitive benefit package, which could include paid vacation, short term disability, 401(k), health, dental, vision, life insurance, flex spending benefits, tuition reimbursement, Health Savings Account and much more. Human Resources will provide more detail upon your hiring.
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