Jacobs Automotive Test Lab Inventory Technician in Allen Park, Michigan
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Jacobs is the world’s top supplier of automotive test facilities, providing a full range of services to commercial automotive industry customers . Customers include not only the world’s major vehicle providers and other original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), but also clients from the international motor sports community.
Our experience encompasses virtually every type of automotive test facility, including climatic and driveability wind tunnels; aerodynamic, acoustic, and thermodynamic wind tunnels; emissions test rooms; soak rooms; altitude chambers; engine and powertrain test cells; and electromagnetic anechoic chambers. We not only design and build these facility systems assets but also operate, maintain, and manage these facilities.
BRIEF OUTLINE OF SPECIFIC ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
Track and monitor inventory of the laboratory
Order parts when they run low
Maintain Inventory tracking system and organization of the lab
Organize all parts incoming and outgoing
Other duties may include:
Perform validation tests on vehicles/subsystems
Follow test scripts to verify subsystems operate to design intent
Follow scripted testing and support development of independent test strategies
Monitor vehicle response and log data through in-vehicle data bus/data acquisition software
Isolate and log vehicle anomalies and document test information
In this position, you are a full-time employee of Jacobs. This is NOT a contract position. You will be eligible for our generous benefit package, including health insurance, dental, vision, generous PTO, paid holidays, 401K, stock purchase plan, and tuition reimbursement.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, AND /OR SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
High School Diploma
Good written and verbal communication skills
Proficient with computer programs… Microsoft Office, Excel, Word…etc.
Able to drive/operate manual and automatic vehicles
Able to work first or second shifts
Ford Parts System- GSDB Docs and GPRIS
Shipping Nationally/Internationally (Internally /Externally)
Parts Procurement Experience
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
Unusual or Special Physical Requirements of Position
% of Time
Special clothing/equipment (wearing)
Unusual physical requirements
High noise level
Parts, cables,& light weight instrumentation, up to 50 lbs.
Safety glasses, gloves, hardened toe slip resistant shoes
High noise in some work areas, requiring use of hearing protection
Sitting (75%), Standing (50%), Bending (25%), stooping (25%)
Job requires manual labor
Description of Work Environment
% of Time
Inside? Outside? Where
Combination of above
Extreme (hot/cold) temperatures involved
Hazardous conditions - What are they
Inside test facility
Energized samples, rotating parts
Equipment and Machines Involved in Work Tasks
% of Time
Office equipment/machines electrically/battery operated - which?
Vehicles, forklifts, etc. operated which?
Tools used in trade - which ones?
Computers, copy machines, fax machines
Hand tools, multi-meters, and other electrical diagnostic devices
Criticality of Attendance
% of Time
Overtime, regular days, off days
Shift, 2nd, 3rd
Necessity for regular attendance
Urgency for punctuality
Dayshift, but must be able to support our flexible test schedule into other shifts and/or weekends
Other Essential Functions
Must have a Valid Driver license, pass a pre-employment drug screen, health performance evaluation, and background check.
Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .
At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.