EMC Test Engineer II

N.S. International, Ltd.
Troy, Michigan
Dec 07, 2023
Dec 10, 2023
Engineering, Test
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Company Overview

Nippon Seiki is a world-class manufacturer of instruments for vehicles, agricultural, and construction equipment. Established in 1945, Nippon Seiki Co., Ltd. is headquartered in Japan, with numerous facilities worldwide. N.S. International, Ltd. ("NSI"), a group company of Nippon Seiki, located in Troy, MI, is a tier one supplier of instrument clusters and head-up display units for FCA US, General Motors, BMW, Honda, Harley Davidson, Suzuki, Polaris, Arctic Cat and other OEM's.

Purpose of Job

TThe EMC Test Engineer is responsible for planning, developing, and executing test campaigns according to specifications to ensure that systems and components meet reliability, customer, and governmental requirements. They will develop standard operating procedures, conduct complex or critical EMC testing, and compose/review EMC test reports. This role will address testing problems and perform thorough root cause analysis. The EMC Test Engineer will interact with customers, suppliers, and affiliates to coordinate testing, discuss test results, and investigate/follow-up customer concerns. They will also deliver presentations and participate in facility planning activities.

Major Duties/Responsibilities

  • Reads and understands customer test standards based on verbal/written inputs, follows the established test plan, and accurately records results; analyzes and reports test data results.
  • Identifies/locates equipment required for testing and testing setup.
  • Conducts EMC testing in compliance with applicable industry standards, and/or customer test standards as required.
  • Develops test/equipment procedures, when required
  • Provides recommendations to management regarding process and facility improvements and upgrades.
  • Maintains accountability for data acquisition systems and computing resources (Nexio).
  • Training and overseeing all testing related issues (setup sign off, equipment used or needed, problems with connectivity).
  • Compile data for OEM recognition updates
  • Examining the instruments and assessing their results
  • Ensuring all the testing laboratory instruments are utilized properly and recognizing the required instruments for all the procedures followed
  • Conducting internal audits
  • Generating evaluations sheets (DVP&R)
  • Cable loss, inputting calibration data into test system.
  • Reviews customer and internal technical specifications and lab procedures; recommends continuous improvement suggestions.
  • Perform system calibrations/SPC on BCI, CE, RI, RE and NFPT.
  • Maintain knowledge on EMC standards, test procedures, instrumentation, technology, and engineering service capabilities by internal training sessions, external seminars, and technical articles.
  • Provide technical guidance and support to department as it relates to current/future testing specifications needs as well as updates within the field.
  • Participate in current/future ISO 17025:2017 certification activities related to lab equipment

Education, Experience and Knowledge

Required and/or preferred level of education, knowledge and skills that are necessary.
BS in Electrical Engineering or Electronics AND 2-5 years EMC Test Engineer OR Associates in Electronics AND 4+ years of EMC Test Technician experience OR
military RF background (Radar, ECM, etc.) AND 4+ years of EMC Test Technician experience.
Related Experience
  • Knowledge with ISO17025, GMW3097, CS 00054 and other automotive standards/specifications.
  • Detailed knowledge of test methodologies and test data processing in order to conduct basic testing and write reports which includes knowledge of emissions and immunity testing, such as radiated immunity, radiated and conducted emissions, electrostatic discharge test procedures (ESD), conducted immunity, etc.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, and oral presentation skills to interpret information based on a general knowledge of the organization, its products, and/or procedures to provide an independent explanation and discussion.
  • Capacity to manage multiple projects and deadlines, as well as the ability to plan and organize, giving attention to detail, and follow-through.
  • Proven ability to share skills with others as well as ability to thoroughly explain technical items in a non-technical way.
  • Proficiency using MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Software automation knowledge.
  • Experienced in generating DVP&R's.
Special Training or Competency
Observation, understanding, and execution of applicable company ISO/TS/IATF certification standards related to the role and impact on the overall organization.
NSI Competencies
  • Adaptation/Flexibility: Includes keeping an open mind regarding new ideas and ways of doing things. Willing to consider alternative interpretations or ways of looking at the situation. Demonstrating flexibility.
  • Initiative/Results Driven: Includes setting high standards of performance for self and others. Striving to accomplish goals even if it means personal sacrifice. Putting the goals of the organization above own goals.
  • Judgment/Decision Making: Includes making decisions and takes actions that have beneficial impact. Effectively evaluating information in order to come up with sound conclusions and recommendations.
  • Resource Management: Includes setting clear objectives to guide action for self or others to accomplish goals. Organizing or adjusting information, people and materials to meet those goals.
  • Team Work: Includes encouraging and supporting the ideas and effort of others. Finding ways to help the team or group perform effectively.

Additional Information

Work HoursMonday-Friday, 8 am - 5pm. Off-hours as needed.Travel Requirements
5% domestic and/or international

If domestic travel is necessary, valid drivers' license is required.

If international travel is necessary, valid passport is required.
Additional InformationNA


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

N.S. International, Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.