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Workshop Services Project Associate - Oxnard, CA

Company: Kett Engineering
Location: Oxnard
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details
Job Location
Oxnard, CA - Oxnard, CA
Salary Range
$27.00 Hourly
Job Summary and General Purpose of Position:
Kett Engineering is looking for a Workshop Services Project Associate to support a prestigious German automotive manufacturers testing and development facility in Oxnard, CA. The Workshop Services Project Associate is responsible for assisting with the overall project and testing needs of the Workshop Services Team at the Oxnard Engineering Campus. This supportive role spreads across all Test Fleets and Workshop projects. Driving Test Fleet vehicles on route, technically administrative duties in the office, and mechanical duties in the Workshop. They also provide cross-functional support of internal automotive manufacturing Teams at the Oxnard Engineering Campus with database entry, parts shipping/receiving, Facility support and other duties as required.
Essential Functions:

  • Drive the complete Brake Test, Durability, or Accumulation route, as necessary, or if a driver needs to be relieved/substituted.
  • Perform office duties such as entering data into tracking sheets provided by the manufacturer, scan daily driver reports, fuel receipts, etc.
  • Support assignments of test vehicles to drivers, acting as backup when deemed necessary.
  • Once accustomed, assists with driver training and daily support of drivers as needed.
  • Supports the daily vehicle launch of Test Fleets including diagnostic readouts, wheel/torque measurements, initialization and/or troubleshooting of Data Acquisition Systems, and refreshing of data cards in vehicle data loggers.
  • Assist and support Workshop activities with Test Vehicle builds, Test Vehicle maintenance, teardown, and Workshop Haz-Mat/Safety initiatives.
  • Occasionally drive on the route in vehicles with drivers ensuring/monitoring to improve/correct driver performance and route regulations to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Strategic support activities of internal Teams at the Oxnard Engineering Campus as assigned; database entry for parts to be tested, shipping/receiving of parts/equipment, facility, and Test Fleet related tasks.
  • Performs regular inspections and documentation of work done on Historical Car Collection at Oxnard Engineering Campus.
  • Performs regular cleanup of Workshop items and organization of Workshop equipment.
  • Perform other duties as requested or required. Key Responsibilities:
    • Contribute to a positive work environment and promote overall team effort.
    • Responsibilities involve a definite degree of skill, accuracy, and cooperation.
    • Ability to complete concise and accurate documentation.
    • Promote safety awareness and assure compliance with all safety practices.
    • Communication skills, verbal and written, are a priority. Job Requirements:
      High School Diploma or equivalent required. Associates degree or Technical Diploma preferred but would consider a combination of education and on-the-job experience.
      Ability to apply logical thinking and decision making based on procedures and guidelines supplied in the various task assignments. Must be self-motivated, detail oriented and well organized. Basic computer and data-entry experience. Flexibility to perform numerous tasks in the Workshop and/or Office as requested, oftentimes with changing objectives and priorities. Previous entry-level automotive technician experience with ASE certification is required. Must have at least 5-years of driving experience.
      Physical Requirements:
      Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Must be flexible and available to work overtime and odd hours, including weekends and Holidays. Able to sit and drive a vehicle for a full shift of 8-9 hours. Clean CA drivers license. Pass a standard hearing test.
      Critical Skills:
      • Safety- Abides by, promotes, and acknowledges all safety practices in keeping with high safety standards.
      • Communications- Must provide information and receive feedback in a concise, accurate and detailed manner.
      • Dependability- Display ability to successfully and satisfactorily complete assigned tasks on time
      • Cooperation- Exhibit characteristics of an effective team member focused on a common goal, promotes the development of like qualities in others.
      • Initiative and Resourcefulness- Possess initiative to take effective action, anticipate needs and perform in accordance with resources provided.
      • Flexibility- Must be willing and able to expand the scope of responsibilities as dependent upon requirements of the business environment.
      • Commitment- Able to accept assigned tasks with a quality result as an objective.
      • Dedication- Demonstrate the ability to consistently perform all responsibilities with integrity.
        If qualified and interested in position please submit resume to the upper right corner of page.

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