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Jacobs Auto Testing Lab Inventory Technician in Allen Park, Michigan

Auto Testing Lab Inventory Technician


Jacobs is the world’s top supplier of automotive test facilities, providing a full range of services to commercial automotive industry customers. Customers include not only the world’s major vehicle providers and other original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), but also clients from the international motor sports community.

Job Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Track and monitor inventory of the laboratory

  • Order parts when they run low

  • Receive shipments

  • Maintain Inventory tracking system and organization of the lab

  • Organize all parts incoming and outgoing

Other duties may include:

  • Perform validation tests on vehicles/subsystems

  • Follow test scripts to verify subsystems operate to design intent

  • Follow scripted testing and support development of independent test strategies

  • Monitor vehicle response and log data through in-vehicle data bus/data acquisition software

  • Isolate and log vehicle anomalies and document test information

In this position, you are a full-time employee of Jacobs. This is NOT a contract position. You will be eligible for our generous benefit package, including health insurance, dental, vision, generous PTO, paid holidays, 401K, stock purchase plan, and tuition reimbursement.

If you want to work for a company that embraces innovation and sets a path for you to grow in your career, apply today !


Required Skills/Experience

  • High School Diploma

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficient with computer programs… Microsoft Office, Excel, Word…etc.

  • Able to drive/operate manual and automatic vehicles

  • Able to work first or second shifts

Preferred Experience:

  • Ford Parts System- GSDB Docs and GPRIS

  • Shipping Nationally/Internationally (Internally /Externally)

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements

Lifting parts, cables, and light weight instrumentation, up to 50 lbs - 60%

Safety glasses, gloves, hardened toe slip resistant shoes - 100%

High noise in some work areas, requiring use of hearing protection - 25%

Sitting (75%), Standing (50%), Bending (25%), stooping (25%)

Job requires manual labor

Work Environment

Inside facility - 100%

Energized samples, rotating parts - 50%

Equipment and Machines

Computers, copy machines, fax machines - 90%

Hand tools, multi-meters, and other electrical diagnostic devices - 10%


Monday through Friday - 100%

Dayshift 7:00am-3:30pm, but must be able to support our flexible test schedule into other shifts and/or weekends

Punctuality and regular attendance are critical - 100%

Work hours are normally 8 hours per day and 5 days per week, Monday-Friday. Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary. Must have flexibility of work days to cover weekend testing requirements.

Other Essential Functions

Must have a Valid Driver license, pass a pre-employment drug screen, health performance evaluation, and background check.

Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers. Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to self or others. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. Dependable personal transportation to work site is required.Travel to and from customer’s locations and the test fields may be required to support projects. This may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, if necessary. When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat belt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion.

Job Engineering

Primary Location United States-Michigan-Allen Park-20313-DETO-02

Job Type Experienced

Req ID: AER00055M