Engine Test Lab Technician/Engineer

Johnson Matthey
Devon, PA
Aug 07, 2022
Aug 11, 2022
Full Time
Together for a cleaner, healthier world. This role supports the characterization of novel emissions control technologies on current and prototype passenger cars and trucks through the completion of routine maintenance, fault diagnosis and repair of complex analytical and control instrumentation. This position will also support the completion of routine testing as needed to critical catalyst development programs. Your responsibilities: Complying with all environmental, health and safety regulations and policies. Recognizing possible health and environmental risks followed-by acting to eliminate these hazards. Trouble shooting, repairing and maintaining test equipment and instrumentation. Familiarity with the analytical instrumentation used to measure automotive emissions. Experience in the operation and repair of FTIR, mass spectrometer or gas chromatography Participating in the design, installation, and validation of new analytical methods, instrumentation, and testing controls. Preparing maintenance and calibration documentation consistent with IATF 16949 and/or ISO-14001 requirements. Developing new custom test procedures with development scientist and customers. Removal and installation of exhaust systems and the system's components Operation of emission test instrumentation composed of complex analytical instrumentation, chassis dynamometer, and overall test cell control system. Reduction and evaluation of data for accuracy, precision and reliability. Support activities including proper inventory of instrument and control system components, maintaining a clean and organized work area, and participation in environmental, health and safety programs. Requirements for the role: Advanced mechanical skills required to maintain test cells, analyzers, and lab equipment preferred. A working knowledge of internal combustion engines and vehicle sub-systems to aid in the designing, setup, and troubleshooting of tests. A familiarity with or an ability to learn the theory of operation for automotive catalysts and the techniques used to evaluate their operation and durability. A bachelor's degree in a physical science or engineering; or an associate degree (or equivalent in a physical science) with applicable experience; or, an advanced vocation training certification in welding, machining, and/or drafting with experience in a laboratory environment. How you will be rewarded: We offer a competitive compensation and JM Elements benefits package including bonus, excellent pension contributions and 20 days annual leave (varies for shift- based roles). Our JM Elements Benefits programme helps our employees understand and manage the JM benefits, as well as helping you focus on your overall wellbeing - for you and your family. We use our inspiring science and technology to enhance lives. For those who are passionate about sustainable solutions and shaping our markets, we offer stretch and a wealth of diverse opportunities. We'll give you freedom to bring your whole self to work and be part of a team where difference matters and all voices are heard, that genuinely cares for you and where your contribution is appreciated. We'll empower you to lean in and make things happen, to create solutions and value for our customers. United by our values and vision, we're self-starters sharing the same values and accountability and always with a shared commitment to doing the right thing. We're passionate about making a difference and delivering a better tomorrow for us and for you - a cleaner and healthier world, today and for future generations. #LI-JT1 #JMUS All applications are carefully considered and your details will be stored on our secure Application Management System. This is used throughout Johnson Matthey for the selection of suitable candidates for our vacancies as they arise. Johnson Matthey respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal information. For more information about how your personal data is used please view our privacy notice: matthey.com/en/website-information/privacy-notice You will be contacted by the Johnson Matthey Talent Acquisition team once your details have been reviewed. Please allow four weeks from the closing date to allow for screening to take place. We appreciate the time and effort taken in completing an application. By applying for this role and creating an account you are agreeing to Johnson Matthey Privacy Notice How to apply: If you have the necessary skills and experience to join our team, please apply online. For any queries or should you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application please let your recruiter know when they contact you. Johnson Matthey Plc is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.