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PDS Tech Inc Training & Develop Specialist in Troy, Michigan

PDS Tech is seeking a Training & Develop Specialist, in Troy, MI.


This position is responsible for analysis, research, development and delivery of manufacturing processes and technical launch training with on-site support to OEM vehicle assembly plants in the US, Canada and Mexico.

Roles and responsibilities include:

  • Provide on-site training and support at each of the OEM vehicle assembly plants

  • Instruct and consult plant process and repair personnel to improve their understanding of the vehicle and its highly intricate and interconnected systems and subsystems

  • Present and demonstrate efficient and effective methods of diagnosing and correcting vehicle assembly, vehicle electrical systems and sub-system deficiencies

  • Conduct root cause analysis to accurately identify the cause(s) of assembly and vehicle deficiencies

  • Act as the training liaison between product/manufacturing engineering and general assembly by creating, designing and developing training materials related to vehicle assembly process, electrical harness manufacture, vehicle electrical system architectures and schematics

  • Communicate and share lessons learned, developed training materials and information gathered in support of one plant project with remaining plants on a timely basis

  • Analyze and identify future training needs for each of the OEM vehicle assembly plants

  • Support and participate in plant launch meetings and provide training reports to Raytheon management, the OEM management and OEM launch teams

  • Interface with engineering, component suppliers and vendors to validate and develop training materials for the manufacturing process, vehicle and vehicle electrical sub-systems prior to the Start of Regular Production (SORP)

  • Research and compile manufacturing processes and technical information to be included in training course materials, such as, but not limited to engineering schematics, work in process service information, engineering documents, engineering math data and manufacturing reports

Required Skills:

  • Minimum four years’ experience as an automotive instructional designer, training developer, automotive instructor and/or manufacturing instructor

  • Demonstrated knowledge of automotive systems from an advanced diagnostics perspective

  • Demonstrated knowledge of OEM manufacturing tracking and reporting systems

  • Demonstrated knowledge of OEM manufacturing dynamic vehicle testing systems

  • Ability to develop professional training materials using pre-launch documents

  • Ability to read and interpret a digital multimeter, OEM diagnostic scan tool and other automotive related diagnostic test equipment

  • Ability to effectively conduct one-on-one and group presentations

  • Ability to interpret early engineering level electrical schematic diagrams

  • Ability to read OEM supplier electrical harness prints

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Extensive travel flexibility. Upward of 50% travel, depending upon launch

  • Ability to work independently without supervision

  • Valid Driver's License

  • Valid Passport

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.