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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.





By supporting the test team to setup tests, collect data and maintain technical equipment, the Test Technician at the Gentherm Technical Center is a key role in the completion of validation plans.



Follow Specification and Procedure to Collect and Report Out Data


  • Follow the direction of the Test Engineer.
  • Execute functionality tests on samples and record data with corresponding parameters.
  • Operate lab equipment and instruments, execute tests and record test data according to test procedure, work instruction and test specifications in order to produce reliable and precise data following the test request management process.
  • Provide on-time test status updates to test engineer and Team Lead.
  • Respond to the test results and provide opinions and interpretations to the Test Engineer and Team Lead when required.
  • Authority to upload test log or raw data to PDM.


Equipment Calibration, Maintenance and Repair


  • Fully responsible for equipment maintenance and repair follow the direction of the Test Lab Process Team Lead and Test Engineer.
  • Recommend, design and build new test equipment as required for performing tests.
  • Monitor inventory levels and order materials and supplies in accordance with established policies and procedures.



General Jobs

  • Work with the team to ensure appropriate scheduling of electronics test.
  • Actively update tasks’ 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.




  • 3 years of position related experience



  • Associate degree in a technical field
  • Automotive testing experience



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:  8149

Farmington Hills, MI, US, 48331

Country/Region:  US
Published:  Jan 10, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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