Brunswick Life Fitness - Supervisor, Validation Engineering in Franklin Park, Illinois

It is our people behind life’s passions who will make the big difference. If you are interested in becoming part of a company that delivers market leading products, driving your own career and working with brands committed to active lifestyles, then you’ve found your fit.

Have what it takes? Join us.

It is our people behind life’s passions who will make the big difference. If you are interested in becoming part of a company that delivers market leading products, driving your own career and working with brands committed to active lifestyles, then you’ve found your fit.

Have what it takes? Join us.

Overview

This role supports the entire Product Development & Engineering Department and is critical to bringing new high-quality products to the market and supporting continuous improvement of currently produced designs. This role is responsible for organizing and directing the daily activities of the validation laboratories, supervising laboratory personnel, maintaining spaces and equipment, managing resources and workloads, and contributing to test planning, execution, and analysis. The Supervisor, Validation Engineering is a working team member expected to contribute to new and ongoing testing through hands-on management and execution.

Primary Responsibilities

Provide leadership, training, and mentoring to technicians and lab personnel; provide expert technical support to engineers and other end users in areas such as production, operations, maintenance, safety, testing, process improvement or product development.

Use schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions or defined plans to perform testing and troubleshooting on electronic or mechanical components, equipment or systems.

Gather, maintain, format, compile, and manipulate technical data using established formulae and procedures, and perform detailed mathematical calculations.

Plan, assemble, modify, validate, and maintain test equipment and related structural assemblies by reading and interpreting schematics, engineering drawings, and sketches.

Assist technicians in operating test equipment to obtain performance data on parts and assemblies under varying operating conditions.

Collect, compile and summarize test data, and review results with others to resolve problems such as product or equipment issues, malfunctions and incomplete test data.

Diagnose test equipment malfunctions, and service and repair test equipment as required.

Required Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

Time, resource, and project management skills

Extensive experience with mechanical and electrical hardware

Working knowledge of test equipment and methods

Aptitude for hands-on technical problem solving and troubleshooting

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Demonstrated leadership experience in professional or volunteer organizations

Education

Associate’s degree in technical discipline

Bachelor’s degree in technical field preferred

Experience

5+ years test lab experience

Experience with MTS testing system or similar preferred

Experience with EMI/EMC highly desirable

Life Fitness is the global leader in commercial fitness equipment and billiards game tables and furnishings. The company manufactures and sells its strength and cardiovascular equipment, and game tables and accessories, under the brand names Life Fitness, Hammer Strength, Cybex, Indoor Cycling Group, SCIFIT, and Brunswick Billiards. Its equipment is distributed to more than 166 countries. Headquartered outside Chicago in Rosemont, Illinois, Life Fitness is a division of Brunswick Corporation.

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#Brunswick Corporation - Life Fitness

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) is home to the people behind life’s passions. Our company is made up of some of the world’s leading lifestyle brands in categories such as recreational boats, marine engines, fitness equipment, active recreation, and activated workplace products. While we are family to 14,000 employees around the world, three divisions in more than 30 countries create a local environment, with our global headquarters in the Chicago suburb of Mettawa, IL.