SUMMARY:

The successful candidate will have a background in testing, knowledge of manufacturing and enjoy hands on work. The test lab engineer will perform static and dynamic tests to help evaluate if all design criteria are met before production approval. They will also assist in development of future tests, evaluation of tested components and the evaluation of any non-conformities discovered in testing. As a member of a small team, you will be expected to ‘wear many hats’ as we work together to develop industry leading bikes!

HOW YOU’LL MAKE A DIFFERENCE

  • Test Lab Testing (60% of weekly workload)

SBCT test lab development and day to day running.

  • Coordinate testing requirement with development team including test request setup, test priority, required fixtures and procedures.
  • Perform daily testing including setup, tear down and report writing documenting all results and failure locations.
  • Organize all test items for future inspection and analysis.
  • Ensure that all machines are receiving proper maintenance to obtain reliable test results and ensure the machine life is maximized.
  • Determine all test lab fixture and tool requirements to optimize efficiency and throughput. Work with all SBC test labs to source and order items as needed based on capacity and demand.
  • Educate SBC employees in other departments as required about test standards, results and logic behind the tests.
  • Work with supplier test lab to identify differences in fixtures and procedures and develop correction plan to correlate testing results.

 

  • Project Development involve (30% of weekly workload)
  • Assist SBC Engineering team with manufacturing development of projects:
  • As assigned, review all new projects for potential fixture requirements with project team. Ensure all new fixture designs are completed, sourced and approved for testing before first prototypes are ready for testing.
  • Complete all inspection documents for new fixtures ensuring all fixtures meet drawing requirements and approve fixtures ensuring fit, form and function for proper testing.
  • Create or update all associated work instructions and test documentation for any newly created fixtures.
  • Collaborate with global design and test team to create test plan in testing kick-off meeting, push the document to appropriator life cycle.
  • Help failure mode analysis, work with design engineer and material science engineer to identify the analysis process. Run cutting, thickness and hardness measurement, create an analysis report forward to development team as well.
  • Collaborate with global test team to update the test setup, ensure the test setup match with the use scenario. Developing the new test for new product, create a new test what we do not have. 

 

  • Make lab test more accurate and efficient (10% of weekly workload)

Assist lab to improve the current process:

  • According to lab team member’s proposal find the solution to improve the issue.
  • Find the process can be improved during setup the test.

HOW YOU’LL MAKE A DIFFERENCE

  • Coordinate testing requirements with the development team including test request setup, test priority, required fixtures, and procedures.
  • Supervise a team of test lab technicians
  1. Coordinate resources based on workload and skillset.
  2. Mentor the team and support them with training
    • Ensure communication with the project teams. Maintain testing schedule and communicate results.
    • Perform daily testing including setup, tear down and report writing documenting all results and failure locations.
    • Organize all test items for future inspection and analysis.
    • Ensure that all machines are receiving proper maintenance to obtain reliable test results and ensure the machine life is maximized.
    • Determine all test lab fixture and tool requirements to optimize efficiency and throughput. Work with Specialized test labs worldwide to source and order items as needed based on capacity and demand.
    • Work with Specialized test labs worldwide to determine the development of any new tests or test fixtures required to be performed in Taiwan.
    • Educate SBC Taiwan employees in other departments as required about test standards, results and logic behind the tests.
    • Work with supplier test lab to identify differences in fixtures and procedures and develop correction plan to correlate testing results.
    • Manage bikes components compatibility check in the lab. Collect BOM, order material, arrange review and issue reports

WHAT YOU'LL NEED TO WIN

  • College degree in technical subjects (B.S. in engineering or manufacturing).
  • Minimum 3 years of practical engineering experience in testing or manufacturing role, including:
    • Experience setting up and running tests with ability to follow documented procedures, operate and adjust machinery and fixtures as required.
    • Experience in basic manufacturing process including stamping, forging, extrusion, tube forming, heat treatment, injection molding, casting, welding alloy structures & machining of alloys and composites.
    • Ability to interpret test results and suggest solutions if part does not meet requirements.
  • Proven experience creating and reading 2 dimensional drawings. You may also be required to modify or create new drawings or parts for new test fixtures.
  • Familiarity with part inspection including basic handheld inspection tools and CMM for first article inspection. You will need to inspect fixtures and tools making sure they meet drawing dimensions and tolerance.
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Ability to perform job responsibilities with limited supervision.
  • Proficient computer skills including MS Word, Excel, AutoCAD. With an ability to learn Agile, PLM and PTC/Creo software
  • Avid cyclist and good bike mechanic preferred.

 

About Specialized:

First and foremost, we are riders. We share the core belief that bikes help make the world a better place. From product development and operations, to finance and marketing - every role at Specialized contributes to a culture of sustainable, global growth, and innovation. Around the world, we work to recruit candidates who are passionate and curious with the belief that everyone has the potential to be a leader.

 

 

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