Advanced Automotive Technician

OverviewFormel D is the global service provider of the automotive industry. We develop market-leading concepts as well as individual, scalable solutions along the entire automotive value chain - from development to production to aftersales.The company was founded in 1993 at its headquarters in Troisdorf near Cologne. Today we employ over 6000 people from 45 nations in more than 80 locations in 19 countries. Passion drives us, professionalism makes us stand out and team spirit makes us successful. We work at the core of the industry that moves us every day.Responsibilities

For our location in Vance, AL we are seeking a:

Advanced Automotive Technician


  • Performs difficult repair activities, such as steering column repair or exchange, engine repair or replacement
  • Determine needed repair activity and perform repair
  • May lead small groups of other technicians
  • Perform work specified repair orders with efficiency and in accordance with dealership and/or OEM standards
  • Diagnose and repair vehicle automotive systems including engine, transmission, electrical, steering, suspension, brake, air conditioning, etc. to specification
  • Explain mechanical diagnoses and required repairs in a non-technical manner to management and customers
  • Continuously learn new technical information and techniques in formal training sessions in order to stay abreast with rapidly changing technology
  • Ability to read and interpret work instructions
  • Proficiency with power tools for assembly and disassembly of parts
  • Inspect and test new vehicles and recording findings so that necessary repairs can be made
  • Work will be performed in a manufacturing facility and can include working on the assembly line
  • Other duties as assigned and required by management

Required Education and Skills:

  • Broad base of knowledge about how vehicle components work and interact as well as the ability to work with electronic diagnostic equipment and computer based reference material.
  • German Master title, Master ASE certified or minimum 5 years in repair area and or 5 years of working as an Automotive Technician in an automotive shop, military, OEM, or dealership environment

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with STAR Diagnosis and Workshop Information System (WIS).
  • Experience with the ADP workshop management system.
  • Experience with ASRA Labor Time Guide, STAR Tech Info, Enhanced Diagnostic Assistance Center (EDAC).
  • Familiarization with OEM function groups, damage codes, failure types, and part numbers.

Environmental Requirements:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be able to lift, push, pull, move product, equipment and supplies up to seventy-five (75) pounds. Must be able to work at heights up to 20-25 feet.

Regularly stands, bends, lifts and moves intermittently during shifts of 8+ hours.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

May be required to work in inclement weather.

We are offering the integration into a highly motivated team and activities, which are sophisticated as well as diversified, while ensuring individual development opportunities.Headhunters and Recruiters should not contact us regarding this position.




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