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Link Engineering Company (LINK) is a premier designer and manufacturer of precision test equipment, we specialize in developing customized solutions for Automotive, Aviation, Off-Highway, Rail and Civil Engineering industries. We are headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan, outside of Detroit and maintain testing laboratories, manufacturing, and support facilities around the globe.

Established in 1935, we have been a family-owned company for generations, we treat our customers and employees as if they are part of our family. We set our employees up for success, as they are given constant opportunities to learn and develop new skills. As many of our team members have been with LINK for a generation or more, the LINK team is equipped with a wealth of knowledge, providing decades of hands-on experience and out-of-the box thinking to OEM’s and suppliers everywhere.

Primary Function: Supports corrosion/physical/chemical properties laboratory staff by performing a variety of tasks. Position has a diversified scope of responsibilities and opportunities for learning in highly diversified environment.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Ability to coordinate routine testing activities from customer request to test completion and frequently must act as main technical contact for assigned laboratory testing and customers
  • Responsible for overall performance of assigned laboratory tests or projects including but not limited to timelines, quantity and quality of generated data
  • Responsible for data reduction, test results, and generation of appropriate chemical or physical properties reports that meet customer needs and/or test specifications
  • Must understand all the necessary chemical and engineering principals and effectively utilize a combination of software and hardware to meet the needs of the customer
  • Perform routine testing (hands-on operations) and sample preparation when specific and advanced knowledge and expertise are required and as needed to relieve workload
  • Adhere to company policies and internal operating procedures from the ISO 17025 quality system during the measurement/testing process
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Degree in relevant Chemical or Engineering field, or equivalent combination of experience and education
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)

Desired:

  • 1-2 years’ experience in environmental or corrosion laboratory
  • Experience with sample preparation techniques and ICP-OES
  • Experience with Polarized Light Microscope (PLM)

Relocation services not provided.

Link is an Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/Minority/Women/Veterans. VEVRRA Federal Contractor.

Link is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employees to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States.

Accessibility for Applicants with Disabilities: If you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability please call 1-734-453-0800. Please provide your contact information and details about the posted position of interest. Only inquiries regarding assistance for those who need an accommodation with the online application process due to a disability will be returned.

Note to all Agencies / Direct Placement: Link has a team of dedicated recruiters who are responsible for all hiring needs. Our practice is to partner and work with our approved vendors only and on an as needed basis. Link has identified and finalized our list of preferred vendors and the review process has been closed. We do not accept resumes from recruiting agencies that are not a preferred vendor, have not been authorized or approved by Corporate Recruiting to partner on a position and have not signed Link’s vendor agreement. Any resumes submitted from unapproved vendors will be considered unsolicited, and Link will not be obligated to pay a referral fee.

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