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Old August 28th, 2014, 07:55 AM   #1
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I have another job opening in the engineering/R&D department that some of you may be interested in. This position is something we have been needing for some time but never seriously tried filling. This would be a unique combination of CAD work, installation/fabrication and production/assembly support. The right candidate will have a good understanding of both CAD and automotive mechanics. Most likely the position would be a 50-50 split between office work and shop work.

If you have applied for other positions with us and feel this one might be right for you than please feel free to apply again. Our company is growing faster than ever and we are looking for someone who is interested in learning and growing with us. Excellent opportunity for an entry level person to get in the door and develop their skills and build a career in a fun industry.

Send your resume directly to me at meverline@sporttruckusainc.com and mention you saw the position on GL4x4. Position is at our Coldwater headquarters.

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Company Overview

Sport Truck USA Inc is a leading manufacturer and wholesale supplier of aftermarket lifted and offroad suspension products. These products are developed and sold through 4 divisions – BDS Suspension, Zone Offroad Products, JKS Manufacturing and 4×4 Posi-Lok. Sport Truck USA is a fast-growing company that operates solely out of our Coldwater, MI headquarters. Our company goal is to provide the highest quality products with the best customer service in the industry.

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Engineering Technician, a full-time position, located in Coldwater, MI. Assist Product Development Engineers in teams or individually to develop new suspension lift systems and accessories for light trucks and SUVs. Use computer aided design software to create solid models and detailed engineering drawings of parts to be manufactured. Work with R&D technicians to fabricate and install products. Work with customer service and production departments on continuous product improvement. Applicants best fit for the position will have a strong combination of computer aided drafting/design, automotive mechanics and basic fabrication skills.

Job Skills Requirements
•Strong understanding of automotive mechanics and service procedures – specifically chassis, steering, suspension and brakes
•Solid modeling skills using computer aided design software – Solidworks experience a plus
•Ability to develop quality engineering prints from solid models for use in part manufacturing
•Basic understanding of and experience with metal fabrication
•Be able to work effectively in a group or individually to meet project requirements and deadlines
•Good written and verbal communication skills
•Ability to work with multiple teams on multiple projects at one time

Education/Experience Requirements
•Associate’s Degree in CAD or related field preferred, applicable experience considered in lieu of degree
•1-3 years experience in a CAD/Design environment and/or Fabrication/Manufacturing/Automotive combined environment
•Knowledge of/interest in offroading and lifted trucks, SUVs and Jeeps a plus

Compensation/Other
•Hourly pay based on experience
•40 hrs/week
•Full benefit package
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Old August 28th, 2014, 08:57 AM   #2
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Looks like a job right up my alley, if I were 20 years younger.

I will make some calls for you though.
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Old August 28th, 2014, 09:15 AM   #3
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Wow that would be awesome. Wish you would have posted that a year ago.

I literally fit the job reqs to a T lol.
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Old August 28th, 2014, 10:12 AM   #4
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Too bad it's way down there.
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Old August 29th, 2014, 03:08 PM   #6
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Thank you for those who have applied so far. We have other openings as well so feel free to apply for any that you think might fit your talents and skills. Have a good Labor Day weekend everyone.

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Old August 29th, 2014, 04:26 PM   #7
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Do you have any part time stuff? My old roommate would be a perfect fit but he isn't graduating until the spring.
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Old September 2nd, 2014, 06:40 AM   #8
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Full-time only.
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This job would be perfect for me. I meet only a couple of the qualifications though.
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Old October 20th, 2014, 09:25 AM   #10
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Still looking to fill this position and possibly more. For the most part, looking for someone with drafting/design (CAD/Solid Modeling/Engineering Prints) experience/education who also is comfortable in an automotive maintenance type shop environment. Ability to work effectively with a smaller, multi-talented crew of people is important.

If you sent your resume and never heard from me feel free to send it again. I have come across a lot of people well qualified for one thing or the other but really looking for that good balance of skills. Young guys/gals just starting please apply if you are interested and fit the description. We like having the opportunity to train from scratch so-to-speak since we work in such a unique industry.

Send resume to meverline@sporttruckusainc.com

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If/when you need that Product Engineer position filled I'm still interested.

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Old October 20th, 2014, 09:57 AM   #12
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Thanks Chris. Still have you on file. That is a whole other project I have been slacking on.
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Any need for a machinist with a cad/mechanic background? Haha
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Humm.. Interesting...
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You have the "D". Nuff said.
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Doesn't hurt to send a resume if you are interested.
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Come on over Ben. South central is where it's at. East side people don't even have a place to wheel. Lol
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