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Test Technician

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.

This is a multi-shift facility and all applicants applying are required to state their hours of availability.

Primary Function:  Support our brake testing services operation as a “hands-on” mechanical test technician assigned to the American Honda Motor Company, Ohio facility. 

Position responsibilities:

  • Read and understand test specifications for inertia dynamometer and component bench testing projects.
  • Perform initial parts set-up including digital pictures, micrometer measurements, visual inspections, installation of thermocouples, test fixture builds and parts labeling.
  • Use a Windows based computer system to access relevant test procedures and quality system documents, enter measurement data, store and retrieve files from the network, etc.
  • Monitor tests in progress to ensure they are running to specification.
  • Perform final measurements on post-test parts and verify test ran according to specification prior to submitting the project to the engineering staff for reporting.
  • Conduct basic equipment setup diagnostics and troubleshooting.
  • Operate data acquisition equipment and analysis software.
  • Order tools and supplies as necessary
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area and comply with all safety requirements.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 3 years relevant work experience in mechanical testing (lab or vehicle), electronics, automotive repair, heavy truck repair, engineering technology, etc.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint), email and internet usage.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to physically lift heavy objects (25 lbs and greater).
  • Able to work day shift, afternoon shift and/or weekends.
  • Able to work overtime, as required
  • Valid drivers’ license and satisfactory driving record.


  • Experience operating inertia brake dynamometers.
  •  Associates degree or relevant post high school certificate of achievement.

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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