Lab Facility Supervisor - Testing and Validation

Engineering Farmington Hills, Michigan


Position at Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems, Inc.

SEWS – Farmington Hills, Michigan Office

Basic Purpose:
Support all lab activities in regards to equipment maintenance, safety, ISO/IATF audit preparation, and training.


  • 3-5 years experience or equivalent in Lab facilities maintenance and equipment calibration.
  • High School Diploma, GED, or Technical Certificate

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Schedule and maintain calibrations and records, schedule and follow-up on equipment PM and maintenance, maintain and update GageTrack with equipment information, calibration status, asset number, etc.
  2. 5S Safety walkthrough/report.  Participate in the monthly Safety Walkthrough.  Update the results in the monthly report and follow-up to ensure open items are addressed and closed.
  3. Safety Lead - Assist management in the development of the Quarterly Safety Presentation.  Communicate safety policies to the Testing and Validation team.
  4. Audit and Compliance preparation and support.  Ensure that the Validation team is well prepared for annual internal and external audits, and that all records, skill assessments, procedures, etc. are updated and ready for review.
  5.  Training Lead.  Maintain Validation training records.  Notify Validation associates on required training classes.
  6. Work Instruction Activity.  Coordinate and participate in the Work Instruction Activity.  Ensure associates are assigned a number of work instructions for completion each year, and follow-up on status.
  7. Check on testing.  Monitor testing status regularly and report to management.  Also, monitor equipment usage and report to management on scheduling conflicts.
  8. Update the annual Fixed Asset Inventory, coordinate Fixed Asset management including asset tags, entering service dates, etc.

About Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems, Inc.

Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems, Inc. (SEWS) is part of the Sumitomo family of companies, a 400 year old brand with a reputation for quality and reliability.  With the support of facilities throughout North America, SEWS has been delivering innovative solutions to automakers for over 30 years, and is a leading supplier of electrical distribution systems, components and electronics.  SEWS is committed to technical development worldwide and with a global network of resources, is able to deliver a truly competitive advantage to each of our customers.  Our associates are what drive Sumitomo’s continued growth, which is why we proudly offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life, 401(k) with match, tuition benefits, paid holidays and vacation.

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About the Sumitomo Electric Group

Since the founding of Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. in 1897 with copper wire production, we have developed many new technologies and products through innovative R&D activities based on Sumitomo Electric manufacturing technologies for electric wires and power cables.  With more than 350 subsidiaries worldwide, we continue to introduce a wide variety of products that fulfill the expectations of society, in five business fields: Automotive, Information & Communications, Electronics, Environment & Energy, and Industrial Materials.  We are a Fortune global 500 company. 

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