SGS North America
Catalytic Converters Technician - Taylor, MI
At a glance
Location: US-MI-Taylor Map
Posted: 07/14/2019
Closing: 08/13/2019
Degree: 2 Year Degree
Type: Full-Time
Experience: At least 3 year(s)
SGS North America
Job description
Catalytic Converters Technician

SGS is the world’sleading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS isrecognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than95,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,400 offices and laboratoriesaround the world.”

  • The Technicians at SGS are responsible for executing daily test plans in accordance with customer requirements and ensuring the test results are of the highest quality and accuracy.
  • The technicians are also responsible for installing customer components and test fixtures into the test cell, installing instrumentation, setting up the test control interface, and maintenance of various measurement devices.
  • Technicians are responsible for maintaining a safe working environment through awareness and good housekeeping practices.
  • Reports to the Laboratory Manager  
  • Install and setup customer supplied components for testing.
  • Execute test plans by following procedures.
  • Perform initial data quality checks.
  • Configure test bed operation system for safe and optimal testing.
  • Become proficient at using the test cell systems.
  • Setup data channel configurations and test profiles.
  • Ability to approach problems in a scientific manner and implement resolutions with minimal guidance.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and articulate ideas, operational issues, and test quality issues to engineers and managers.
  • Fabricate and/or modify fixture and test components as required.
  • Any other activities as requested by Lab manager
  • At all times, comply with SGS Code of Integrity and Professional Conduct 
Job requirements

  • 3 or more years experience in a durability testing environment.
  • Experience in equipment maintenance, repair, and diagnostic troubleshooting.
  • Desire to work in Taylor, MI.
  • Use of Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word and Excel a plus.
  • Participate in data quality review and troubleshooting.
  • Ability to approach problems in a scientific manner and implement resolutions with minimal guidance.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and articulate ideas, operational issues, and test quality issues to engineers and managers.
  • Must be available to work Morning, Afternoon, and Midnight shifts as well as weekends.

  • Knowledge in the setup, maintenance, and operation of electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, environmental, and electro dynamic systems. 
  • Basic computer skills.
  • General understanding of automotive mechanics
EDUCATION•  Associate Degree in Engineering Technology preferred 
  • Demonstrates strong commitment to SGS HSE Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions by participating in safety meetings, completing required training, intervening in unsafe situations, refusing unsafe work, and complying fully with all applicable laws and regulations related to HSE.
  • Responds appropriately to emergency situations and assists other staff members in maintaining readiness to respond to emergencies within the workplace.
  • In accordance with the SGS HSE Management System requirements, disposes of, or directs the disposal of, waste generated as a part of daily work performed in a safe manner and in compliance with all waste transportation and disposal regulations and requirements.
  • Reports all incidents (actual incidents and near misses) in accordance with the SGS Incident Reporting requirements.
  • Uses all equipment (including safety equipment) in the manner intended and reports any damaged / lost equipment to supervisor.
  • Maintain a safe and tidy worksite.
  • Maintains awareness of hazards and proposes controls to supervisor, HSE Representatives or relevant client / site contact.
  • Actively participates in incident investigations and risk assessments as deemed necessary by SGS management.


"SGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, andas such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classificationswithout regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age,marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as aprotected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics."


"This position is responsible to ensureequal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and onthe basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions,training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel action”.

Catalytic Converters Technician - Taylor, MI