This is a mid-level shop position for the R&D department. The employee will be responsible vehicle scheduling, including picking-up/returning for all shop and video test vehicles, supporting, in-house video host, testing product installations and design of new products such as mufflers and exhaust systems, transmission shifters, differential covers, suspension components and other types of automotive related products.
Communicate and coordinate with shop foreman and others in regards to scheduling all shop test vehicles for product development & video needs.
Pick up and return test vehicles to dealerships along with drive vehicles for videos.
Work with video department and host in-house product bench videos as needed.
Conduct, document product installations on numerous vehicle types and model years.
Fabrication and welding of components and assemblies for testing.
General shop support for senior R&D technicians.
Maintain a clean and safe work environment.
Perform other duties as assigned.
SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Strong ability to coordinate and schedule multiple test vehicles based on shop/video department needs.
Outgoing, friendly personality with excellent communication skills.
Act as the in-house video host as needed for shooting product videos.
Must have basic metal fabrication skills such as cutting, welding, drilling and grinding.
Mechanical ability to remove stock vehicle components and replace with test products.
Ability to perform basic measurements using tape measure and/or digital calipers.
Familiar with general automotive design and function.
Possess basic MIG and TIG welding skills.
Basic computer skills, word processing, spreadsheet, and Microsoft Windows program background.
Must have clean driving record and valid Idaho state driver’s license.
Responsible and respectful driving demeanor when driving loaner vehicles.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or equivalent, or a minimum of 5 years work experience in related trade.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
Ability to work with basic mathematical concepts such as addition, subtraction and division. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, and ratio to practical situations.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk; push or pull; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold, extreme heat, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Holley/MSD is a leading consumer branded business serving the $8 billion performance automotive space. With a combined 150 years of service, product knowledge and performance expertise, Holley and MSD are two of the oldest and most iconic brands in the performance automotive industry and are synonymous with American performance car culture. In addition, through a series of strategic acquisitions, Holley/MSD has built a stable of industry leading, complementary brands, including Hooker, Accel, Edge, Superchips, NOS, Weiand, Racepak, Hays, Mallory, Earls, Quick Fuel Technologies and DiabloSport. Holley/MSD serves a lifestyle market and its mission is to add value and excitement to enthusiasts’ vehicles to fuel their automotive passions.