Test Technician at IMMI in Westfield, Indiana

Posted in Architecture 7 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

To conduct customer testing services across all CAPE test centers ranging from test setup and preparation, test execution, test document packet generation, test center 5S, and all other duties required to meet the objectives of the CAPE quality management system.  The CAPE Test Technician will work directly with the CAPE Lead Test Technicians, CAPE Fabrication and Test Technician Manager, the CAPE Finance-Quality-Operations Manager, and CAPE Instrumentation Technicians on all aspects of CAPE projects while maintaining a high level of professionalism to ensure that customer deliverables are met, and customer specific interests remain confidential.  The CAPE Test Technician reports directly to the CAPE Fabrication and Test Technician Manager.

IMMI® is the trusted, global leader of safety solutions, helping to protect millions of lives every day. For almost sixty years, IMMI has led the way in developing, designing, testing and manufacturing innovative safety restraints and systems. IMMI’s safety products are found worldwide on car seats, heavy trucks, school buses, recreational/off road, military, fire/EMS, motor coach, and construction vehicles. Privately owned, headquartered in Westfield, Indiana and operating eight additional global facilities, IMMI is also home to IMMI VIP steering wheels and CAPE®, the world’s leading state-of-the-art testing facility.


  • Perform all duties in accordance with the CAPE Quality Manual and CAPE Code of Conduct Policy. 

  • Review CAPE test requests, test preparation documents, and applicable supporting documentation prior to beginning test preparation to ensure clarity and completeness of information is supplied.

  • Implement all applicable CAPE Quality Management System (QMS) documents including but not limited to WI Work Instructions, CKL Checklists, TS Test Setups, CA Forms, CALC Calculators, CPTR Test Routers, and all other CAPE QMS documents.

  • Work with CAPE personnel to prepare test setups and conduct testing and posttest tasks as required to meet testing objectives and timelines to ensure customer deliverables are met, including but not limited to ATD’s, Test Fixtures, Test Machinery, Test Center Software, High-Speed Cameras and Lighting, Real-Time Cameras, Data Acquisition, and Instrumentation.

  • Work with the CAPE Operations Manager, CAPE Fabrication and Test Technician Manager, and CAPE Lead Test Technicians to establish and adjust schedules for customer test programs on CTR projects where assigned.

  • Notify the CAPE Quality Manager of quality-related incidents or trends that are observed.

  • Perform 5S at all CAPE test centers.

  • Be sure all communications and records (files) are free from poorly worded memos and reports which inaccurately describe customer products, development and/or testing efforts.

  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality to protect sensitive information, products, and innovations for our customers.

  • Understand and become proficient with applicable test centers and test machine operation including mechanical, hydraulic, electronic, and data acquisition systems as well as overall operational and safety issues.

  • Maintain a working level of knowledge and understanding of various standards applicable to the testing services that CAPE provides to customers.

  • Provide input on quality management system documentation to improve quality and efficiency.

  • Develop and maintain a working climate which increases the personal satisfaction of the individual and enhances productivity and quality of work through the achievement of CAPE departmental and divisional objectives.

  • Develop and maintain a free open flow of information and foster a “can do” attitude between CAPE personnel and our customers within the guidelines of CAPE departmental and divisional objectives.

  • Represent the company to the public, industry, and government in accordance with the   company creed / core values.

  • Ensures relationships required for job efficiency

  • Ensures communication that will affect the following: Personnel safety, Competency or quality of test services, test data or test equipment, Completion of test services within the planned timeframe.

  • Perform all duties in accordance with IMMI safety policies.


  • High level mechanical aptitude – familiarity with test centers.

  • Must have a working knowledge with computers to efficiently operate (hands on) in an environment using Microsoft Office, etc.

  • Must have verbal, auditory and written English skills sufficient to receive work direction, to participate on cross-functional teams, to communicate with customers, and to be able to meet the reporting requirements of this position including e-mail, phone, and personal communication.

  • Must be able to work within the IMMI/CAPE facility; this is not a work at home position.

  • Must be able to be mobile for the entire day as required; this is not a desk job.

  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs.

  • Must be able to perform the following as required: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, seeing, observing, and repetitive motions.

  • Must maintain an IMMI forklift license.

  • Must maintain an IMMI pyrotechnic license.

  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license and be able to drive when necessary.

  • Must be able to provide coverage after hours and weekends as required to support customer testing and meet project deadlines. 


  • Healthcare, vision, dental options

  • Company paid Short Term Disability

  • On-site health clinic and gym

  • Ten (10) paid holidays

  • Paid Time Off

  • 401k with company match

  • Two (2) Paid IMMI Serves volunteer days per year.


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