Sr. Test Technician

  • Intertek
  • Aug 23, 2022
Full time Technical/Technician

Job Description

Interested in future career opportunities in the product testing industry? Would you like to flex your creative technical muscles and have the opportunity to come up with diverse testing solutions?  We're looking for an experienced Test Technician in Plymouth, MI that wants to build a meaningful career with an incredible group of people. By joining Intertek, your contributions will be valued as we continue to help the world Build Back Ever Better. 

Our Value Proposition 

We offer a salary and benefits package competitively placed within the local market, including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k) with company match, and more. In addition to our comprehensive benefits package, our Technicians are offered: 

  • Day to day variety with the ability to work on multiple projects and directly support our Engineering staff 
  • Tuition reimbursement available in an applicable technical field 
  • Flexible hours, generous paid time off, and holidays
  • Ability to earn more knowledge and become certified in various test areas
  • Opportunities for growth as a higher-level technician through training and experience 
  • Employee referral bonuses 

What will you be doing? 

The Laboratory Technician will support the automotive performance business by performing duties related to routine and non-routine testing, including testing of a complex nature.  This position may be considered a “testing expert” in specific test standards.  We’re looking for someone with ability to read, interpret and understand standard test methods, Quality policy manuals, safety rules, and procedure manuals.

SCHEDULE: This is a regular full time shift working 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday. 
  • Prepare and set up test samples and test equipment.
  • Operate equipment and perform testing in accordance with approved test plan.
  • May assist with test plan creation and/or method development; May create test plans or method development independently for assigned tests within area of expert knowledge.
  • Obtain and record test data in accordance with standards.
  • Perform calculation and analysis of test data.
  • May research and troubleshoot inconsistent test data.
  • Draft test reports.  May perform the final review of test reports. 
  • Maintain and troubleshoot equipment as needed.
  • May make recommendations regarding the interpretation and applicability of test standards.
  • May communicate with clients regarding general project inquiries, updates, etc.
  • Provide training and work instructions to lower-level technicians.
  • May provide pricing information for client quotation requests.
  • Establishing procedures in functional area.
  • Adapt procedures and equipment to meet department needs.
  • Prepare project files for compliance with operating procedures.
  • Perform other work as required.

What qualifications do you need?  

  • High school diploma or GED and 5+ years of directly related experience OR Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Chemistry or directly related technical field.
  • Ability to utilize basic shop equipment and various hand tools
  • Ability to review, understand, and convey technical information in an effective manner
  • Ability to apply common-sense understanding to carry out simple one or two step instructions
  • Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills, in both verbal and written formats
  • Microsoft Office software expertise, including Word, Excel and Outlook

Why work at Intertek?

Intertek is a world leader in the $250 billion Quality Assurance market, with a proven, high-quality business model and a global network of customer-focused operations and highly engaged subject matter experts. At Intertek, we exercise our spirit of innovation, the passion of our people and our unmatched customer commitment to realize our purpose of making the world an ever better, safer, and more sustainable place for all. Learn more about Our History and What We Do.

Intertek is committed to a safe work environment for our employees and clients. Learn more about our COVID-19 Policy.

What we have to offer:
When Working with Intertek, you can expect salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market, including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement and more.

Intertek is a drug-free workplace. As a condition of employment, all hires are required to pass a pre-employment drug test.

Intertek believes that Our People are our strongest tool for success. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status or on the basis of disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity.