Lab Manager – Instrumentation / Equipment Team – Automotive thermal management systems

We are delighted to announce a fantastic chance to become a part of our crew in the Vehicle Field! If you are a skilled and passionate individual with firm expertise in automotive knowledge, we urge you to apply for this position. This is your shot to be a part of an energetic and innovative crew committed to high standards in the domain of the automotive field. Don’t let go of this chance to progress your job and be a member of a corporation that respects innovation, imagination, and effort. We eagerly anticipate reviewing your resume and discovering about your skills and background in the car sector.


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

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:

Location: Novi, MI

Job date: Fri, 17 Mar 2023 07:29:33 GMT

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Thanks for considering our job position. We think that this is a unique opportunity for a skilled individual like you to further your career in the field of automotive industry. If you have an enthusiasm for vehicles, we advise you to apply for this position. We are excited to reviewing your application and possibly welcoming you to our team.

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