PTC Group

Electronic Product Validation Engineer

Job Title

Validation engineer


Manufacturing sector


Monterrey, Mexico

Job Description

the leadership company in plastic injection parts for the automotive area.Responsibilities and Tasks of the JobReview customer requirements during pre-award and early product design phase and develop validation plans to satisfy customer specifications (including EMC and environmental electronic testing plans). Conduct customer reviews of the test plans and obtain final customer approvals.Support customer quote efforts by providing cost estimates for ENV and EMC testing.Preparation of reliability analyses for customer (reliability calculations).Coordination of design verification and product validation testing and communication of results. Work with product engineering to ensure parts assigned for validation are of the proper build level and expected quality. Track first time through (FTT) metric for each test plan.Collaborating with engineering, quality and warranty groups on common failure modes to ensure any additional POL screening or robustness test are added to the internal ENV and EMC plans.Support review on pre-production part builds to verify parts to be sent to customers will meet engineering quality expectations.Lead the test fixture development process: test fixture specification, sourcing, build and approval, in collaboration with PD and Quality engineers.Lead collection of necessary test boxes, interface boxes, wire harnesses and other hardware necessary to perform the testing.Prepare specifications (from existing test plans) to support outsourced testing, as required.Maintain POLs database of customer and industry validation specifications.Support test plan development for engineering changes and cost reduction investigations.Support Continuous Improvement process to keep updated documents related to product validation, such as: Test Readiness Checklist, Design guidelines, Standard Templates development, DVPR baselines, etc.Within validation process consolidate quality records, provide feedback to new programs and coordinate open issues regarding implementation of corrective and preventative actions from investigation process (VPRS, lessons learned process).Support on fulfill traceability conditions according to Customer requirements (ISO26262, SPICE, CMMI, etc.)Cooperation and information sharing with international POL team (America, Europe, India, China). Active participation/support on problems solving in all POL locations.Mandatory Skills6 years minimum related experience preferred Experience preparing ENV and EMC test plans is required (Test Plan, DVPR or other format).Experience with ENV and EMC troubleshooting Experience working with electronic components per automotive industryKnowledge of LED applications, electronics integration and EMC. Knowledge of electronics handling and end-of-line testing (EOL) is a plus.Knowledge of typical electronics phenomena such as ESD and EOS.Strong interpersonal and communication skills required. Experience interfacing with automotive OEMs is desired. Ability to work with multiple teams is critical.Demonstrate professional behaviors and attitudes while performing job responsibilities and in communications with the customer, coworkers and supporting/interfacing organizations.Must be a team player and be able to give accurate status and progress reports on assigned program/project.Proficiency in Microsoft Project, Excel and PowerPoint expected.Must have strong language skill both conversational and technical (English, Spanish is a plus).Complementary SkillsOccasional overtime/travel may be required as dictated by program milestones


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