Engineering Technician

Columbia, MD

dlhBOWLES is the recognized leader in the design, development and manufacture of automotive fluid management systems and components, supplying to the world’s leading automakers. With over a quarter of a billion components in the field and hundreds of successful vehicle launches, we have the experience, expertise and capability to provide your program with the best, most cost-effective systems possible. Our dedication to producing high quality, cost-competitive products has yielded over fifty years of growth and product expansion, making dlhBOWLES one of the most reliable suppliers in the industry. Dependability is as core to our business as it is to our products.

Job Description

dlhBOWLES is currently seeking an Engineering Technician to join our Engineering department based in our Columbia, MD location. This is an entry level / early career position. If you are pursuing technical vocational school, a two-year engineering technology degree or two-year engineering program for transfer to a four-year school, you may be our ideal candidate. We will train you.

Position Summary:

The Engineering Technician supports our Validation Lab and helps the team ensure we supply the highest quality parts to our customers.

The Engineering Technician is a team member who specializes in the understanding and diagnosis of dlhBOWLES, Inc. products such as powertrain and washer system components. Duties include part measurement layouts with state-of-the-art optical equipment, conducting testing to provided procedure, recording data, summarizing results in a report and making recommendations for improvements. The Engineering Technician also performs material testing, diagnosis of customer returned parts and warranty parts and troubleshoots problems with prototype and production parts. Occasional light fabrication using shop tools is also available to technicians with the aptitude to fabricate their own test setups and other interesting internal projects.

Technicians with aptitude in CAD have also been chosen to support our Additive Manufacturing Lab. We have both FDM printers and photo polymer machines. You can be part of this growing technical field. If you are chosen for this team, you will get experience with cutting edge technology.

The Engineering Technician position provides an entry point to our company’s technical team. Engineering Technicians have been promoted to CAD design, R&D and Manufacturing Engineering.

Positions Requirements:


  • 0-2 years of prior work experience in a laboratory setting recommended but not required.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel required.
  • Ability to multitask/manage multiple test requests with due dates
  • Some experience with mechanical devices is beneficial.


· High school graduate or equivalent.

· Two-year technical degree preferred (Candidate can be actively pursuing the degree if they are available to work full time schedule, 40 hours per week.)

dlhBOWLES, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Job Type: Full-time

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