Test Management Group Engineer

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Farmington, Michigan, United States
Talascend is seeking qualified candidates to apply for a Test Management Group Engineer position with a leading automotive manufacturer located in Farmington Hills, MI. 


This role will be responsible for the vehicle test management and leading the project management for the associated program. This engineer will need to work closely with several functions (Test & Design Engineering, Vehicle Program Management, Vehicle Project Development Manager, Prototype Engineering, Manufacturing and NML counterparts) to plan & manage the overall vehicle development test plan and assets in accordance with company process to achieve program milestone metrics/KPI and launch success.
  • Program Management and Planning: Proactively direct test-engineering teams to execute vehicle development test plans, to achieve program launch timeline.
  • Track and report progress & milestone achievement via weekly reports and progress milestone meetings.
  • Develop detailed project test schedules and manage critical path for the product line.
  • Monitor metrics, identify key issues and bring issues forward to management.
  • Be the liaison between Test engineering and Vehicle Program Management and various non-R&D functions.
  • Ensure project testing stays on schedule, achieving the QCT targets through strong leadership and program management.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and cross-culturally within the Nissan organization
  • BSEE/BSME Degree required.
  • 2-4 years of experience in automotive Design, Test, or Program Management is the preferred range.
  • Strong program/project management skills and planning in the area of vehicle/component testing and/or development.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills w/Microsoft Project and MS Office experience
  • Must have program ownership mindset, cross-functional leadership and drive to meet program targets.
  • Ability to travel to locations within the US and facilities in AZ, TN, MS; could be local travel, 5-10%.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those qualified individuals who closely meet the qualifications of the position will be contacted. The details of the position are only a summary, other duties may be assigned as necessary.

Background Check and Drug Screen may be required.

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Talascend is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.

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