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STEPHANIE (BRUCK) DECLERCQ

Shelby Twp., MI 48315


586.864.0633 sdeclerc@gmail.com
https:/www.linkedin.com/in/stephaniedeclercq

SENIOR TEST ENGINEER


Seasoned and knowledgeable test engineer with more than 25 years experience in developing,
testing and troubleshooting automotive subsystems and components. Full knowledge of the
testing process with technical understanding. Expertise in testing, quality, safety, and facility
design and implementation. Exceptional troubleshooting and problem solving aptitude. Strong
organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. Team leader who champions
accountability and respect.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
HANON SYSTEMS, Van Buren Twp., MI

2015-2016

Senior Test Engineer


Responsible for the entire test process from planning, test plan development, execution and
results reporting on automotive climate control products.
Provided rapid response to equipment failures and implementing immediate repairs for
minimal down time.
Organized, conducted and supported test activities through an in-house LIM system.
Programmed equipment with an in-house developed LabView DAC.

HALLA VISTEON CLIMATE CONTROL (HVCC), Van Buren Twp., MI

2013-2015

Senior Test Engineer


Duties performed were the same as at Hanon Systems.

VISTEON, Van Buren Twp., MI

2000-2015

Test Development Engineer


Project lead on DVP&R product planning, testing, and reporting on various automotive interior
component and subsystem assemblies.
Performed PV, DV, and warranty testing including vibration, environmental, impact,
pneumatic, hydraulic and material testing.

Project Manager
Successfully launched three new test facilities during times of economic growth and
consolidated numerous NA test facilities into one during difficult economic times.
Lab lead to ensure lab was tour ready at all times.
Managed special projects including:
Design and build of a Burst Test Rig for Mexico at cost saving of $130K.
Design and build of environmental enclosures for vibration testing using a remote
chamber for US and Mexico labs.
Fall protection anchorage for working at heights.

STEPHANIE (BRUCK) DECLERCQ

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Safety Engineer
Developed and launched a Lab Safety Contract that required employee signature to comply with
all safety and housekeeping guidelines to maintain lab access.
Maintained equipment ECPL placarding, Arc Flash Rating, PMs, and calibration. Coordinated
handling and storage of hazardous materials including MSDS documentation.
Quality Assurance Engineer
Lab lead on ISO/TS 16949, ISO 17025, ISO 14001, OSHAS 18001 compliance. Led the
Interiors lab to become the first A2LA accredited lab in Visteon. Implemented Lean and 5S
processes.

FORD MOTOR COMPANY, Dearborn, MI

1990-2000

Test Engineer
Supported the successful launch of a new Dynamometer Lab test wing.

Launched new interior test lab in Dearborn, MI.


Collaborated with product engineering team to specify and purchase specialized test
equipment based on product design requirements.
Test equipment included MAST, EDS, Head Impact, High Speed Photography, Data
Acquisition, Hydraulic Bedplate Stand, and Environmental Chambers.

Reliability Engineer
Supported coordination of vibration testing to CAE analysis based on test specification, product
composition, and CAE test methods.

H.R. KRUEGER, ALCON SYSTEMS, Farmington, MI

1988-1990

Design Engineer
Designed specialized automated test equipment including automated transfer lines and dial
index machines for Ford plants. Responsible for BOM and built CAD drawings.
EDUCATION
BSEE, Oakland University, Rochester, MI - 1988