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SYSTEMS INTEGRATION LAB MANAGER - AUTOMOTIVE

BUFFALO, NY · Manufacturing
Our company has recently created an internal start-up business unit called Automated and Electric Mobile Machinery. This business unit will focus on construction and mobile machinery which is a new market for the company with significant opportunity. The goal is to address global macro trends of sustainability and productivity, through technological disruptions: electrification, automation, and connectivity by enabling automation and electrification outside of the factory. This business unit will pursue a portfolio of several strategic options including: Zero Emissions Systems, Advanced & Automated Machine Controls, Autonomous & Special Purpose company Vehicles, and Digital & Cloud Services.

This exciting new venture combined with our reputation as a leader and a culture built on mutual respect make this the perfect time to consider our company.

    Imagine a working environment where people calmly trust each other to achieve exceptional things.
    Imagine a business that employs thousands of the world’s most sought-after technologists, but where the annual turnover rate is just 2%.
    Imagine an enterprise where a belief in personal accountability continues to drive groundbreaking innovation and global growth.


Systems Integration Lab Manager

The Systems Integration Lab Manager is responsible for the planning, development, build and operational management of a Vehicle Systems Integration Lab (VSIL).  The incumbent is the principal inter­face between the VSIL and Engineering Projects in support of all test and integration activities. Provides leadership and assistance to Laboratory Engineers and technicians working under their direction, in addition, would provide support for the design, fabrication, follow‑up, and debugging of support test equipment. They will have responsibility for soliciting interests from key stakeholders from the Vehicle, Sub-system Technology and Business leadership to define the needs of the lab environment. 

As a Systems Integration Lab Manager, you will have the following responsibilities:

    Define and build the Vehicle Systems Integration Lab facilities and capabilities plus equipment, people and technical resources

    Own the day-to-day activities and infrastructure of the lab, providing status of assigned work, schedule, forecasting work, budget, completion and any significant financial issues
    Collaborate on Capital and Expenditure planning activities
    Work actively with Program Management and Engineering in Work Package planning and with Engineering teams in executing the tests to verify the systems architecture and interfaces of the vehicle systems.
    Define System Integration Lab procedures and acceptance test approach
    Work with design teams to develop state of the art testing methods and what this means for system/product designs
    Develop way to faster test systems and support external suppliers to define and develop test approaches
    Develop faster reliability testing approaches for the business
    Develop the direct reporting staff to better support the current and future business needs
    Accountable to manage the Environmental, Health and Safety of the area and staff.
    Support system certification and develop approaches (sometimes with partners) for this

Here's what you'll need to be considered for this exciting opportunity:

    Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering with 10 years’ relevant technical experience OR Master of Science degree in Engineering with 6 years’ relevant technical experience.
    Have significant experience in lab design, and operations management
    High voltage experience in a lab setting and associated safety training
    Understanding of Energy Storage Systems, Electric Motors and Power Electronics, Vehicle Perception Systems, Communication Systems (CANBUS), Vehicle Powertrains
    Self-motivation, critical thinking, and strong analytical skills.
    Demonstrated strong technical written and verbal communication skills.
    This job requires access to US export-controlled information.
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