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At Gentherm, we say, “It’s about the person.” We’re with you on a cold winter day when you turn on your heated seat and steering wheel or helping manage patient body temperature in the operating room, recovering room or intensive care units. We take a human approach with everything we do.


As the global leader in thermal management technologies we embrace the opportunity to create and deliver extraordinary thermal solutions that make meaningful differences in everyday life. We do this by improving health, wellness, comfort and energy efficiency.


We embrace an entrepreneurial spirit and combine that with our global leadership to deliver results. Working at Gentherm provides you the opportunity to not only shape the future of the automotive and medical industries, but also influence your career throughout the company. You will be engaged, challenged and inspired by our team to deliver leading thermal technologies that positively impact lives around the world.





The Test Engineer has full responsibility for all routines related with test work in the Environmental and EMC areas. The responsibilities of this position impact test accreditations, efficiency, accuracy, and quality of Gentherm products.  In addition to assessing product performance and meeting customer deadlines, this position provides the opportunity to improve product design, become an EMC and Environmental Test expert, and to continuously increase knowledge of equipment and customer standards. The Test Engineer will strive to provide excellent technical services to both internal and external customers.




Follow Specification and Procedure to Collect and Report Out Data


  • Responsible for test operation, follow the direction with test systems engineer, test technical engineer and test lab leader at assigned test sites.
  • Execute functionality test on samples and record data with corresponding parameters.
  • Operates lab equipment and instruments, execute test and record test data according to test procedure, work instruction and test specifications in order to produce reliable and precise data following the work instruction of test request management.
  • Provide on-time test status updates to test technical engineer and test lab leader.
  • Responds to test results and provide opinions and interpretations when required to test technical engineer and test lab leader.
  • Authority to upload electronics log or raw data to PDM.


Equipment Calibration, Maintenance and Repair


  • Fully responsible for equipment calibration, maintenance and repair following the direction of test systems engineer, test equipment engineers and test lab leader.
  • Recommend, design and build new test equipment as required for performing tests.
  • Monitors inventory levels and orders materials and supplies in accordance with established policies and procedures.



  • Work with the team to ensure appropriate scheduling of electronics test.
  • Actively update task progress with other team members and promptly inform test lab leader of any issues or trouble.
  • Provide training to new employees including equipment, test lab work process and HSE training.
  • Lead and complete continuous improvement projects within work area to improve efficiency on test setup and apply to the entire lab.
  • Accomplish various responsibilities, duties and projects as assigned by test lab leader




  • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering or related engineering field with 3 years of automotive electronics test experience
  • OR a minimum of 5 years of automotive electronics test experience in lieu of a degree
  • Strong and effective communication skills



  • ISO17025 internal auditor
  • Capability to understand C programming language
  • LabVIEW experience on equipment control
  • Excel VBA experience on data analyzing and processing
  • Python experience on measurement software development and data algorithm



TRAVEL: Less than 10%  



  • Deliver Results
    • Understand the mission and output of your team; set SMART objectives and deliver
  • Drive Change
    • Focus on agility and commitment to continuous improvement; Understand and act on internal and external drivers of change
  • Build Capability
    • Foster a culture of learning and development; Support individual growth through continuous feedback to achieve personal and professional goals
  • Cultivate Innovation
    • Openly embrace, create, implement and support new and innovative ideas, processes and technology that deliver business results





All positions in our office require interaction with people and technology while either standing or sitting. In order to best service our customers, internal and external, all associates must be able to communicate face-to-face and on the phone with or without reasonable accommodation. Gentherm is committed to compliance with its obligations under all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. In keeping with this commitment, it attempts to reasonably accommodate applicants and employees in accordance with the requirements of the disability discrimination laws. It also invites individuals with disabilities to participate in a good faith, interactive process to identify reasonable accommodations that can be made without imposing an undue hardship.

Gentherm is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Job Req ID:  7962

Farmington Hills, MI, US, 48331

Country/Region:  US
Published:  Nov 25, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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