The Opportunity: The world’s leading distributor in aftermarket automotive and RV parts and accessories, Keystone Automotive Operations, Inc., is currently looking to hire an EngineeringTechnician/ Publication Writer for our Wilsonville, OR location. As Engineering Technician, you will perform research and development functions on products such as generators, electric jacks, etc. This position is expected to communicate and write professional evaluations of the products and the tests they conduct.
What you’ll do:
Examine and evaluate products, determining the pros and cons of each.
Define test criteria then design and build fixtures for testing and inspecting.
Fabricate and test new and existing products.
Assemble, design, and use test equipment (i.e. fixtures, jigs, gages, and etc).
Troubleshoot electrical and basic electronic equipment.
Review product, determine how it works, what it’s weaknesses are, and develop suggestions on how to improve it.
Review existing documentation and product label content when updates are needed.
Create new documentation such as quality control sheets, operation instructions, technical bulletins, etc.
Perform quality inspections and review of product label content.
What we offer:
Competitive salary offers.
Paid time off.
Generous benefits packages.
Strong 401k with company match.
Employee discount programs.
LKQ is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a drug free work environment. Employment with LKQ is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check* and may be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening. *The existence of criminal conviction(s) does not constitute an automatic bar to employment.
What you’ll need:
High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.
Welding and machining experience.
The ability to read engineering drawings.
Great communication, spelling, grammar, writing, and typing skills.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office and CAD Software.
Above average skills with Microsoft Word and Excel.
Mechanical and/or electrical background.
Good organizational and problem solving skills.
About Keystone Automotive Operations
•Keystone Automotive Operations, Inc., based in Exeter, Pennsylvania is the leading distributor and marketer of specialty automotive equipment and accessories in North America, serving the diverse interests and needs of auto enthusiasts and their installers across the US and Canada
•Our customers and suppliers are integral to our success... during Keystone’s 45+ year history, we have grown from a single auto parts store to become a critical link between a highly fragmented group of suppliers and an even more fragmented base of customers
•Keystone offers the largest assortment of specialty products in the automotive aftermarket industry including 165,000+ unique SKUs from 800+ suppliers
•The company operates 7 distribution centers and 47 non-inventory stocking cross-docks in the United States and Canada
•Our distribution network utilizes over 350 trucks/trailers to provide next-day or two-day delivery to customers in 48 states and 9 provinces in Canada…we also export to more than 70 countries
•Keystone warehouse operations pick, pull, and pack around the clock to ensure timely product delivery
•Our truck drivers cover 30 million miles per year in order to see those orders del...ivered on time to our customers
•Our geographic reach and unique distribution model allow us to offer customers and suppliers substantial scale, the most comprehensive inventory selection in our industry, high levels of customer service, and innovative marketing support