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Validation Technician

Date: Feb 2, 2023

Location: Detroit, MI, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

We at Leggett & Platt Automotive are looking for a Validation Technician to join our growing Automotive Team at our facility in Detroit, Michigan. We are a multi-billion-dollar globally diversified company that designs and manufactures various engineered components and products. Our growing automotive business unit, which exceeds one billion dollars in sales, is comprised of four main product segments with operations on three continents. Our customers include OEM and Tier 1 automotive companies.


In this role, you will report to the Validation Manager and execute work plans, using equipment and process methods for validation to meet the Company’s product validation needs to maximize the use of regional validation capabilities. Ensures work efforts are completed to schedules to meet program validation needs in support of timelines.



What you will be doing?


  • Support company vision/mission beliefs, behaviours and safety vision
  • Perform validation of product using equipment, processes, facilities, and services to meet requirements for program/project teams in a safe and timely manner.
    • Specifically EMC, Environmental and Electrical tests in Test Lab
  • Work with validation staff members to propose improvements that will reduce validation time, costs or increase throughput using existing resources.
  • Provide validation execution in line with the Product Design (C2P) delivery process.
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to develop validation plans. Perform tests in support of validation plan and provide results to product development teams.
  • Support root cause investigations for part validation concerns, and warranty returns.


We're looking for someone with:


  • High school or College Technology degree in electrical, electronics, or mechatronics.
  • 1-2 years in automotive part testing, building or validation.
  • Working in team environments to ensure alignment to global beliefs and behaviours.
  • Knowledge of automotive customer launch processes is an asset
  • Must be familiar with and be able to read/understand technical information received such as specifications, test methods, processes, etc.
  • Good communications skills and strong organizational skills.
  • Practical electrical, mechanical or mechatronic skills to make simple upgrades to tests methods as needed.
  • Good problem-solving skills and technical skills related to creating validation methods and adapting validation methods to meet changing testing needs.
  • Experiences in EMI.CTI/CTE/ESD test equipment, Temperature chamber, and shaker system an asset


Reasons you’ll love it here: 


Our company culture reflects values like integrity, ownership, and authenticity. We take these to heart, and if you do as well, you’ll fit right in.


Since 1883, Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) has been creating a wide variety of innovative products that can be found in most homes, offices, and automobiles. Today our growing company consists of more than 22,000 employee-partners in 120 manufacturing facilities located in 18 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. For more information, please visit


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