Engineering Assistant III / Lab Technician

In support of our client, a tier one automotive supplier, we are searching for a Engineering Assistant to join their team on a project located in Fishers, IN. This is a long-term contract opportunity with an expected duration of 10-12 months.

Qualified candidates will have some troubleshooting and hands on technical testing experience in a manufacturing environment. Prior experience working for an automotive supply manufacturer preferred. Local candidates preferred, but out of state candidates will be considered.


Engineering Assistant Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential functions of this position could include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Physical and Chemical testing of Air Springs/components and record collected data per the Test Request (TR)
  • Testing, Product Development & Scheduling
  • Develop testing procedures and programs to attain the desired results from Physical Testing Lab with a minimum of or no supervision
  • Take all steps needed to ensure assemblies to be tested are fully identified, have necessary fixtures designed, made, and checked for suitability and availability at time of test
  • Complete responsibility for ensuring that completed test results are written up and promptly given to person who requested the test
  • Conducts programs and carries out work of developing new and revised construction of parts, as well as building, preparation, and mounting of experimental parts and test samples with a minimum of supervision
  • Setup test geometries to achieve the requested test parameters
  • Prepare test chambers to meet requested environment conditions
  • Physical and clerical organization of incoming test samples
  • Calibration, training and Quality management
  • Lab efficiency maintenance
  • Measurement and assembly of received parts


Engineering Assistant Qualifications

  • Hands on Technical Testing Experience (4 years)
  • Test Lab Experience Preferred
  • High School Diploma or equivalency
  • Hands on Mechanical Assembly Experience Preferred
  • Machine Programming Experience Preferred


Daily Work Environment Requirements

  • Generally normal working conditions in a controlled temperature facility. Working with tools on fixture and environment setups can cause contact to grease and oil
  • Occasionally working flexed hours are needed to cover start/stop of testing
  • Safety glasses and safety shoes are required


Physical Job Requirements

  • Test setups require lifting fixtures into place and torque values applied to tightening bolts/screws
  • Standing/walking on concrete floor is required daily
  • Working from a ladder is sometimes required


ResourceTek provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes group medical, paid holidays and vacation, 401k participation, Flexspend and other supplemental benefits.


ResourceTek - An Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug free workplace.

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RESOURCETEK provides technical staff augmentation, professional recruitment and support services to our partner clients in industry and government. RESOURCETEK has proven experience in providing the highest qualified technical talent in the areas of Engineering, Design, Construction Project Management, Information Technology and other Technical Disciplines.

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