Lab Engineer
R&D
Full Time
Sharqia, Egypt
2021-12-16

Your role

Responsible for ensuring testing of key functionality and safety, compliance with technical standards (internal/external) and providing improvement proposals

A typical day

  • Validate specifications and ensure testing as required on:
    Thermal safety for cooking products according to internal / external standards, including preparation of relevant documentation – where applicable
    Energy consumption
    Cooking performance
    Noise level – where applicable
    EMC – where applicable
    Environmental impact where is applicable
    Components/product reliability/Lifetime
    Components performance
    Materials (e.g. surface cleanability…)
  • Support Platform or technology teams & Product Care in relevant testing, validation
  • Provide improvement proposals to Platforms or Technology development
  • Participate in concept development
  • Ensure proper maintenance of testing equipment according to ISO9001
  • Ensures alignment on test methodologies with other organizations in Global R&D Food Preparation
  • Support the timely delivery of assigned R&D projects / new products in collaboration with Platform Leaders.
  • Participate in Project Teams
  • Participate in FMEA’s (Failure Mode and Effects Analysis)
  • When necessary, support the introduction and ramp-up of new models designed by the R&D Department into production (whether directly or indirectly involved)
  • Additional Responsibilities where applicable:
    May supervise and mentor other engineers, technicians or interns as required on a project or task basis and is involved in knowledge transfer within the organization or to relevant staff
    Creates, maintains and controls project schedules in relation to evaluation or prototype requirements
    Works with internal or external consultants, suppliers and manufacturers to develop and manufacture electronic, electrical or mechanical components and assemblies for prototype evaluation or concept studies.
    Ensure alignment on test methodologies with external authority labs
    Track national standard updating and new national standard creation, ensure to have the test capability according to the update/new standards, and suggest R & D Product Care team if the product design to be changed in compliance with the new/updated standards.

Minimum Qualification

Who you are

  • Familiarity with product development processes                    
  • Proven experience in a testing and evaluation facility            
  • Knowledge of authority approval to:
    Asia Pacific: CCC(for China), AN/NZS(for Australia and New Zealand)
    EMEA:EN, IEC standards and environmental rules
    LA: IEC, Specific Standards for LA countries
    NA:ANSI,UL,CSA                      
  • Ability to apply own detailed understanding of typical testing methodologies (DoE, statistical methodologies, CFD, Weibull analysis…) to the evaluation process                                 
  • Relevant experience working with electric / electronic systems available for laboratory purpose                                   
  • Practical problem solving skills with a strong sense of applied engineering both mechanical and electrical. This should include the ability to make mechanical and electrical modifications to test samples or appliances; fault finding; understanding of electrical wiring and circuit diagrams
  • Good computer literacy, esp. MS Office, MS Project and Lotus Notes
  • IQ & EMS deep knowledge
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization, building strong and valid relationships with all the functions in a global organization
  • Ability to take initiative and be proactive, creative, open minded and adaptable in a fast changing environment
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills, especially in the English language, both written and oral. Skilled in technical writing
  • Must work well as part of a team and individually in a global organizational setup
  • Willingness to travel

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We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as candidates will be interviewed continuously. The position may be filled prior to the date described as 'Apply by'