Job Title: Validation Engineer

Position Summary: Write, checkout and maintain validation documentation and related documents for Freund-Vector's product lines. Travel as necessary to complete startup, field validation, and/or warranty projects that support the sale of Freund-Vector's product lines.

Required Education: 2-year associate degree in electronic or computer technology field is required; 4-year degree in Engineering preferred.

Required Experience: 1-3 years’ experience in machine operation and checkout is preferred.

Relevant Skills: Must have excellent ability to conceptualize abstract ideas; May be called upon to communicate with customers on technical issues. PLC programming and troubleshooting experience is a plus. Ability to work with PC computers, knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is required. Ability to understand and troubleshoot other programming languages (HTML, XML, Basic) considered a plus. Good organizational skills; Ability to handle stress produced by time pressure, customer demands, etc.; Must be detail oriented. Must be able to write reports and maintain schedules. Must be able to work independently without direct supervision.

Physical Requirements: Agility and flexibility may be required during in-plant debugging activity; Must be able to climb and descend stairs several times daily.

Travel: International and Domestic - 40%


Essential Tasks:

  1. Write, checkout, and maintain validation documentation and related documents as required for sold orders and/or R & D projects. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    1. Communicate with the project design team regarding the corrections to the design of the system, including equipment design, software documentation, software code, etc.
    2. Communicate with Project Management and the other disciplines associated with the design team as required to complete assigned tasks for sold order projects
    3. Support Service Department as required to resolve problems with equipment in the field
    4. Participate in factor acceptance testing, startup, and field validation activities associated with sold orders. Travel up to 40% will be required to perform this task.
  2. Write and maintain equipment checklists that effectively verify that the equipment was assembled and calibrated according to Freund-Vector’s standard procedures.
  3. Prepare cost estimates to modify standard Freund-Vector protocol to meet customer requirements

Discretionary Tasks:

  1. Assist in preparation of equipment and system descriptions to be used in the quote process.
  2. Interface with the Sales, Purchasing, Assembly, and Service departments and the customer as needed.
  3. Verify design accuracy with Mechanical, Controls, and Project Engineering personnel as necessary.

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