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Marquardt Switches, Inc. Validation Test Engineer Co-op - Summer 2020 in Cazenovia, New York

Validation Test Engineer Co-op - Summer 2020

Location:Cazenovia, NY

Job Code:1764

of openings:1


Marquardt Switches, Inc. is a global leader in the field of electro-mechanical and electronic switches, controls and switching systems for automobiles, trucks, off-road vehicles, power tools, household appliances and industrial applications. Since 1925, Marquardt has been growing, innovating, and enhancing the experience of operating automobiles and appliances all over the globe with over 11,500 employees operating in 20 global locations. Visit our website at to learn more.

SUMMER 2020Monday - Friday 8:15am-5pm

Validation Test Engineering Intern at Marquardt Switches, Inc.:

The Validation Test Engineering intern will assist full time Validation Test Engineers and Technicians with various design and process validation activities.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Conduct tests of electro-mechanical switch products under development and/or in production based on test criteria established by policies, procedures, and test plans.

  • Maintain accurate records of all test results and report test results to appropriate personnel.

  • Prepare prototype components and test fixtures for use in testing activities.

  • Perform installation and repair of test equipment and components as required.

  • Recommend improvements to testing procedures through analysis and interpretation of customer and internal specifications.

  • Independently execute small projects aimed at test equipment / process optimization.

Required Qualifications for this role:

  • Working towards a Bachelor or Master Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or related field.

  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA

  • Minimum of a sophomore status to apply.

  • Basic computer skills, including the use of windows, email, and Microsoft Office.

  • Working knowledge of electronic and/or mechanical test equipment and processes.

  • Ability to prepare complex written reports of test results.

  • General understanding of the new product development cycle.

  • Ability to anticipate problems and take decisive action to solve them to prevent recurrence.

  • Ability to comprehend complex verbal and written instructions.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to sit for extended periods.

  • Ability to occasionally stand and walk.

  • Ability to use close vision, color vision, and depth perception for extended periods.

Core Values We Admire:

  • Integrity– We believe in honest and transparent communication internally and externally.

  • Flexibility– You prefer a fast-paced and dynamic environment and are agile and comfortable enough to keep up as plans change and evolve.

  • Partnership– You’re the excellent team player, able to build strong relationships and effectively partner with other team members to achieve results.

  • Innovation– You want to support Marquardt in pursuing new and game changing technology.

  • Pursuit of excellence– You strive to be the best.