Jacobs Automotive Fit for Test Engineer in Dearborn, Michigan
Automotive Fit for Test Engineer
Jacobs is the world’s top supplierof automotive test facilities, providing a full range of services to commercialautomotive industry customers . Customers include not only the world’s majorvehicle providers and other original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), but alsoclients from the international motor sports community.
Our experience encompassesvirtually every type of automotive test facility, including climatic anddriveability wind tunnels; aerodynamic, acoustic, and thermodynamic windtunnels; emissions test rooms; soak rooms; altitude chambers; engine andpowertrain test cells; and electromagnetic anechoic chambers. We not onlydesign and build these facility systems assets but also operate, maintain, andmanage these facilities.
BRIEF OUTLINE OF SPECIFIC ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
The Fit for Test Engineer is responsible for the successful delivery of Prototype vehicles to test customers through the managing of Prototype vehicle build sign-offs and post-build vehicle updates, and assisting the Prototype Build Sites with build tracking and issue resolution related to these events.
Prototype build plan tracking tool development and execution, to assist with meeting vehicle build sign-off and delivery targets
Coordinate resolution of build issues, working cross-functionally with prototype build, Program Management, and Engineering, including hosting ‘Hard Rocks’ meetings
Build planning process development and improvement
Compile and document build discrepancies, and coordinate with Post Build Update team
Liaison for prototype build and the Engineering teams
Manage Fit for Test vehicle repair requests
Manage vehicle “grounding” event repair actions
Additional assignments as necessary to deliver corporate Prototype objectives
In this position, youare a full-time employee of Jacobs. This is NOT a contract position. You will be eligible for ourgenerous benefit package, including health insurance, dental, vision, generousPTO, paid holidays, 401K, stock purchase plan, and tuition reimbursement.
MINIMUMEDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, AND /OR SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
BS degree from an accredited engineering school
Experience with data analysis
Strong project management skillset
Excellent understanding of overall product development process
Ability to adjust to changing requirements
Flexible work schedule
Prototype build experience
Experience leading/facilitating cross functional meetings
Vehicle Engineering (VE/VI) experience
Experience delivering program timing targets
Awareness of prototype and production tooling processes
3 years of automotive product development experience
Excellent organizational and communication skills
Proficient with Microsoft Office
ESSENTIALFUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
Unusual orSpecial Physical Requirements of Position
Lifting:Less than 50 lbs, 25%
Specialclothing/equipment (wearing): Slip resistant hardened toe shoes, safetyglasses, hearing protection in designated areas, 100%
Unusualphysical requirements: Sitting (75%),Standing (50%), Bending (25%), stooping (25%)
Highnoise level: Exposure to high noise areas possible in test facility, 25%
Description ofWork Environment
Inside? Outside? Combination? Where?: Inside, officeenvironment, test lab, 100%
Extreme(hot/cold) temperatures involved: NA
Hazardousconditions - What are they?: Exposure to test equipment, 25%
Travel/transportationrequirements: May require occasional local travel, 25%
Equipment and MachinesInvolved in Work Tasks
Officeequipment/machines electrically/battery operated - which?: Computers, faxmachines, copiers, telephones, 100%
Vehicles,forklifts, etc. operated which?: NA
Toolsused in trade - which ones?: Occasional use of hand tools, 25%
Overtime,regular days, off days: Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. withpossible shifts over the weekends to support sign offs 100%
Shift,1st, 2nd, 3rd: Day Shift
Necessityfor regular attendance: Critical, 100%
Urgencyfor punctuality: Critical, 100%
Workhours are normally 8 hours per day and 5 days per week, Monday-Friday. Regularattendance of scheduled hours is extremely important. Punctuality and regularattendance are necessary. Must have flexibility of work days to cover weekendtesting requirements.
Must completeand pass a pre-employment drug screen, health performance evaluation, andbackground check.
Mustdemonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers,management and co-workers.
Must have clear, concise and accurate communicationsskills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must beappropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to self orothers.
Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicatingin a professional manner.
Dependable personal transportation to work site isrequired.
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 and supplemental language.
Primary Location United States-Michigan-Dearborn-20313-DETO-05
Job Type Experienced
Req ID: PFO0001K6