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POST DATE 9/1/2016
END DATE 10/11/2016

GP Strategies Warren, MI

Warren, MI
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Associates Degree


GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX) is a global performance improvement solutions provider of training, eLearning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. GP Strategies solutions improve the effectiveness of organizations by delivering innovative and superior training, consulting and business improvement services, customized to meet the specific needs of its clients. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, manufacturing, process and energy industries, and other commercial and government customers.

GP Sandy, a division of GP Strategies engages a wide variety of professionals to design and develop performance improvement/marketing programs for the Automotive OEMs.

Field Service Engineer - Automotive End of Line Test Equipment

Role and Responsibilities

First point of contact for hardware and software issues observed on-line in electrical test zones, Workcell Controller, AM antenna systems, charging cabinets for electrical testers, PCM flash stations, flash servers, TPM and other test systems as assigned by plant management

* Assuring above mentioned systems are functioning properly

* Coordinating equipment maintenance and repair activities for end of line test equipment

* Provide technical assistance to test equipment operators relative to test sequencing and processes

* Identify the root cause and assists with resolution of test failures and repetitive vehicle defects

* Fulfills the role of a technical lead providing the client with expertise to help resolve engineering, product, and production issues during all phases of pilot build, product launch and production.

* Provides input to client regarding training requirements for a particular vehicle, system or launch.

* Works frequently as part of a cross functional team.

* Will be primarily based at a facility in the Detroit metropolitan area

* Must be willing and able to work all shifts

Required Qualifications, Experience and Education

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

* Knowledge of Automotive Vehicle System Operation, Diagnostics, and Repair (Electrical and Mechanical)

* Knowledge of vehicle communications systems (CAN/LIN/K-Line), sensors, and electronic controls

* Automotive Electrical diagnostic tool usage (Scan tool, DVOM, Scopes, CANalyzer tools, etc.)

* Vehicle Electrical Configuration/Vehicle Electrical Integrity System

* End Of Line (EOL) Testing Processes

* Equipment Design/Operation/Troubleshooting

* Module Flash/Programming Familiarity

* Drive Vehicle Test (DVT) process familiarity

* Problem solving manufacturing issues related to production design / documentation

* Proficient with MS Office applications (Excel, Project)

* Familiar with wireless communication systems

* Able to work in cross-functional & cross-cultural environment

* ASE Certification

Preferred Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have 5 years experience in automated and operator based electrical test and certification equipment as well as automotive vehicle electrical system configuration, operation, testing and diagnostics in an assembly plant setting. Electrical testing equipment interaction is a primary function of this position. The candidate would be familiar with the following areas of the automotive assembly plant manufacturing engineering assembly and testing processes:

* Engine/Chassis/Body Wiring

* Electronic Module/Device

* Drive Vehicle Test (DVT) or Roll Test

* Vehicle and Engine Emissions Systems

* Electrical System Configuration and End of Line (EOL) Integrity Test

* Supplemental Restraints Assembly Manufacturing

* Process Sheets (AMPS) design for the aforementioned areas

* Vehicle electrical configuration and integrity testing process design and verification

Must be able to satisfy requirements for pre-employment drug screen, criminal background check and motor vehicle records check.

GP Strategies is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.