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Photometric Lab Tech

Job Number:  34877
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Autosystems America, Inc.
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular


Group Description

The Mechatronics, Mirrors and Lighting group specializes in automotive technologies that are driving the future of mobility. Combining a deep systems knowledge to develop unique vehicle access experiences, intelligent visions systems and advanced automotive lighting technologies, MML's expertise light the path to innovation, safety and styling.


General Responsibilities

  • Perform photometric testing for validation, verification, benchmarking and production lamps
  • Review and execute applicable customer and governmental requirements for validation, verification, and production testing
  • Prepare documentation for review by the customer and various groups within our organization
  • Run matrices, ISO candela plots, bench marking requirements for  existing and competitors lamps
  • Perform aim / optical measurements to support engineering and manufacturing initiatives.
  • Review and analysis of photometric data, gauge R&R and capability studies
  • Analyze, troubleshoot and root cause test failures, and pre to post deviations
  • Coordinate testing requirements with Operations, Resident Engineering, and Product Engineering teams
  • Other duties as assigned

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and prioritizing abilities
  • Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, ability to initiate and follow tasks through to completion
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Word, Excel; Strong knowledge of Excel formulas considered an asset
  • Ability to learn new software applications
  • Ability to work as a team to gather and analyze information
  • Able to work flexible work hours and varied start/end times
  • Demonstrated ability to open  and understand specifications as defined by customer DVP&R
  • Write scripts or select pre-written scripts  to perform measurements at required locations defined by the test specification
  • Ability to mount product to be tested on appropriate fixture, make electrical connections and perform test
  • Review and document test results for inclusion into test report.

Health, Environmental and Safety Responsibilities

  • Work in compliance with and support company policies, procedures, work instructions and programs relating to health/safety and environment
  • Provide support and resources in a timely manner to address health and safety or environmental concerns or hazards that require corrective action
  • Clearly communicate goals to direct reports for health/safety and environmental protection
  • Ensure adherence to facility’s 5S program.
  • Review accident/incident investigation reports to ensure that corrective actions have been completed
  • Conduct regular audits of work area(s) to ensure no safety hazards or environmental issues exist
  • Administer appropriate corrective action for substandard health and safety or environmental performance

Physical Demands: Ability to sit/stand/bend/twist/reach/push/pull as required.  Ability to work at a computer/workstation.  Ability to lift different objects (boxes, totes, fixtures) weighing up to 50lbs.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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