Lab Manager – Instrumentation / Equipment Team – Automotive thermal management systems – Novi, MI

Our company are seeking a very motivated and experienced Professional in the Automotive Industry to be a member of our team. If you have a track record of success in the car industry, and an intense interest in cars and customer service, we advise you to submit your application for this position. As a Vehicle Specialist at our firm, you will have the opportunity to team up with a talented team of professionals and considerably impact the automotive industry. We are looking for a goal-oriented candidate who can help us achieve our goals and expand our business.


Job title: Lab Manager – Instrumentation / Equipment Team – Automotive thermal management systems – Novi, MI

Company: Conexess

Job description: Lab Manager – Instrumentation / Equipment Team – Automotive thermal management systems

Novi, MI (Hybrid On-Site/Remote)

$120,000/yr. – $140,000/yr. – Full-time Manager Level

Our History:
From our start in 2009, Conexess has established itself in 3 markets, employing nearly 200+ individuals nation-wide. Operating in over 15 states, our client base ranges from Fortune 500/1000 companies, to mid-small range companies. For the majority of the mid-small range companies, we are exclusively used due to our outstanding staffing track record

Who We Are:
Conexess is a full-service staffing firm offering contract, contract-to hire, and direct placements. We have a wide range of recruiting capabilities extending from help desk technicians to CIOs. We are also capable of offering project based work.

Job Description
Technical manager responsible for leading Instrumentation / Equipment Team for Tier 1 supplier laboratory engaged in component and subsystems testing for Automotive thermal management systems with focus on development, acquisition, calibration and maintenance of test equipment.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage laboratory instrumentation and maintenance teams with focus on calibration, maintenance and development activities.
  • Manage laboratory instrumentation team and supervise daily activities
  • Ensure laboratory equipment is calibrated on time by optimizing process and driving metrics to demonstrate compliance.
  • Oversee hardware and software development activities and help insure project requirements and timing goals are met
  • Manage equipment maintenance process. Coordinate resources for repair and preventative maintenance activities.
  • Provide technical expertise to help ensure optimal HVAC and refrigeration equipment operation
  • Ensure equipment and instrumentation areas are clean, safe and organized and 5S practices are followed
  • Manage CapEx process to bring new equipment online
  • Consolidate customer requirements to develop equipment specifications for effective and efficient competitive bidding process.
  • Coordinate budgeting and award process with Engineering and lab management
  • Track and monitor vendor equipment development and validation process
  • Co-ordinate internal and external resources to prepare facility infrastructure for equipment installation
  • Manage final acceptance testing and equipment sign off and commissioning
  • Provide technical expertise to help ensure HVAC and refrigeration equipment meets requirements

Years of Experience
5+ years of prior experience in HVAC and refrigeration equipment engineering and / or environmental testing / calibration laboratory experience desired.

Degree Required
Engineering Degree – BS Electrical / Mechanical

Desired Competencies, Experience, & Qualifications

  • Experience with refrigeration systems and/ or test / industrial equipment and controls highly desired
  • Experience with industrial instrumentation, sensors / calibration desired
  • Experience with PLC controls and/or Labview and NI platform desired
  • Experience in industrial facilities and equipment engineering and standards desired
  • Knowledge of MSA methodologies desirable
  • Prior experience in automotive component and subsystem testing a plus
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communicative skills
  • Knowledge of laboratory quality systems ISO/A2LA a plus
  • Ability to multitask and manage diverse assignments concurrently
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and experience managing small teams highly desired
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving abilities required


Expected salary: $120000 – 140000 per year

Location: Novi, MI

Job date: Fri, 17 Mar 2023 02:47:41 GMT

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Thanks for considering our job offer. We think that this is a unique opportunity for a gifted individual like you to advance your career in the field of vehicles industry. If you have a passion for vehicles, we encourage you to apply for this position. We are eagerly anticipating reviewing your application and perhaps welcoming you to our team.

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