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Vacant Position

AVL is the world's largest independent company for the development, simulation and testing of powertrain systems (hybrid, combustion engine, transmission, electric drive, batteries, fuel cell and control technology) for passenger cars, commercial vehicles, construction, large engines and their integration into the vehicle.

AVL North America has around 600 employees and 3 locations in Michigan: Plymouth – Headquarters, Ann Arbor and Bloomfield.

Manufacturing Technician II (#2019-2407)

America: USA
  • Plymouth, Michigan
Department: Instrumentation and Test Systems

At AVL Test Systems we build precision instruments with electric and electronic components. We are proud of the work that we do here and are looking for a candidate that can help us expand this business. If you consider electrical panel build and wire routing  "a work of art" then AVL may be a good fit for you!  We are searching for a talented Electrical/Mechanical based manufacturing technician to help assemble various types of emissions and engine related test equipment and instrumentation. Qualified candidates will possess 3-5+ years’ experience in manufacturing electrical, electronic and panel wiring. Qualified candidates will also have a full understanding of how the electronic components interact with valves and actuators and will understand Pneumatic/Hydraulic system controls.  This position with AVL provides career development, flexibility and a dynamic work environment.   Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Employer will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.

Your Responsibilities:
  • The ideal candidate will use their electric/electronic/wiring experience to manufacture and assist in manufacturing emissions and engine test related equipment
  • They will assemble electrical devices (including basic low voltage wiring) per drawing and mechanical components such as valves or actuators.
  • The candidate will assist to clean and prep all equipment scheduled for shipment to our customers
  • The candidate will be 100% responsible for their work area, in addition, they will help keep the general work area clean and safe. 
  • Safety, 5S of workplace, quality of finished goods is mandatory
  • We pride ourselves in a cross functional workforce, and as a cross functional team member, the candidate may be called upon to fabricate mechanical components such as basic tube, pneumatic and mechanical components. The candidate would use these skills, working from blueprints and under supervision, and or engineering direction
  • Must be able to execute a finished piece independent of close supervision.
  • Work closely with engineering/and supervisor to ensure proper and smooth assembly of product
  • Act with safety, quality and efficiency
Your Profile:
  • High school diploma, trade school or equivalent.
  • Trade school certificate/diploma or equivalent strongly desired
  • 3-5+ years manufacturing in a electrical build capacity, panel build, electronic or electric components,
  • Basic Pneumatic hydraulic/electrical skills including bending tube and basic multimeter skills
  • Capable of identifying different  wire size, crimp size and full knowledge of DVM ohms law etcetera. Full understanding of wire sizes and types.
  • Ability to read advanced electrical blue prints and follow standards
  •  Must be detail oriented
  • Capable of executing tasks in a SAFE manner
  • Ability to work in team environment with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to execute high quality and quantity of work
  • Reliable, dependable, flexible
  • Good communication skills 
  • Additional requirements
  • Hazardous communication training
  • Personal protective equipment training
  • Lock out/tag out training
  • Hazardous waste training
  • Spill control plan training

Seize the professional challenges and opportunities offered by a high-tech enterprise - join our international team. We look forward to receiving your details; please use our online application form or send your application to AVL North America, Inc / AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. EOE Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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