Original Equipment Reproduction is a auto parts manufacturer specializing in vintage and classic reproduction parts for American muscle cars and trucks. OER has a full-time opening for a Product Development Supervisor.
We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package.
Benefit Package Includes: PTO, Paid Holidays, Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance.
Come Join Our Team!
Status: Full-Time Regular / Hourly / Non-Exempt
Reports To: General Manager
Candidate will be responsible for the product development team and coordinate the gathering of OEM samples, work directly with factories and test fit samples for quality assurance and approval. Management experience is essential and salary is based upon candidate's experience. Some travel may be required occasionally. Must have extensive knowledge and experience with vehicle restoration as well as all aspects of vehicle parts manufacturing including;
The ideal candidate must have experience with the following;
Strong diagnostic and mechanical skills required
Strong body panel and moulding fitment kills required
Overhaul and disassembly of vehicle components for classic cars.
Read and interpret blueprints, sketches or production specifications
Pull, push, carry, lift or move materials/items/equipment weighing up to 50 lbs or more throughout the work shift
Work in a safe and professional manner while adhering to all safety and regulatory requirements
Strong oral and written communication skills
Reliable with a strong work ethic, and Team Player mentality
Show initiative to complete job requirements in accordance with production timeline.
Work effectively with cross-functional departments as needed
Self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision
Detail oriented with large emphasis on accuracy
Able to use welding and soldering to complete the build process
Can effectively use measuring instruments such as, calipers, scales, dial indicators, gauges and micrometers
Ability to use the required hand tools, power tools and cutting machines in the assembly process
Able to layout work assignments
Creates and maintains accurate data for company organizational records.
Performs other warehouse/mechanical duties as assigned.
Organizes and keeps work area clean.
Education and Experience
High School Diploma or equivalent
Trade school certificate in welding or 3-5 years experience
Ability to speak, read, and write in Mandarin is a plus
Roll forming, extrusions, etc.
Knowledge of brakes, steering and suspensions
Minimum 5 years current R & D mechanical/build experience; preferably in an automotive environment
Recognize as a leader of the restoration part industry offering parts and accessories for Camaro, Firebird, Nova, Tri-five, and Impala, Chevrolet/GMC trucks, as well as Dodge and Plymouth A, B and E body models. Manufacturing and distributing over 150,000 individual part numbers, providing a vast assortment of classic car and truck products to the enthusiasts throughout the world.