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Automotive Retrofit Technician

Auburn Hills, MI 48326

Posted: 07/12/2018 Industry: Other Job Number: 6543

Automotive Retrofit Technician (#6543)


Currently, our client is seeking Automotive Retrofit Technicians for their operation in Auburn Hills/Pontiac, MI. As a member of the retrofit team, an individual is tasked with performing part updates and rework on new and gently used vehicles to ensure the vehicle has the production parts and the current software package. The work within the retrofit program varies from heavy repairs to light repair and frequently includes software flashing. Each individual on the team is tasked with completing quality work however in some cases “ inspectors” can be appointed for a specific program or platform of repairs. The retrofit team is also tasked with maintaining proper documentation and process while following procedures.


Essential Job Functions: 
  • Read service procedures as written by the OEM service engineers
  • Access and utilize OEM systems for software flashing, labor guides, service procedure
  • Evaluate repairs and diagnose issues when repairing a vehicle
  • Possess complete variety of automotive tools and some specialty tools
  • Eye for inspecting incoming and outgoing vehicles
  • Possess test drive skills and functionality vehicle tests
  • Document any additional issues found and inform the Team Leader/Manager in a timely manner
  • Independent worker and able to complete a project without intervention
  • Interact and communicate effectively and professionally with client team
  • Consistent beat labor time guidelines for multitudes of repair
  • Ability to work independently and off-site with minimal resources in a variety of conditions
  • Maintain a clean work station and work environment


  • Valid driver’ s license
  • Possess 2 or more current State or ASE certifications
  • Must be a high energy individual with a strong work ethic and desire to succeed
  • Basic skills with computer operation and applications


Requires the Following Skills: 
  • Must be able to multi-task while ensuring follow up and execution of required tasks
  • High degree of organization and ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Oral and written communication skills, must be able to communicate effectively via telephone, email and written means
  • Must be willing to assist peers, teach and help out as well as exude flexibility


Physical Requirements:
  • Requires moderate to high level of physical activity
  • Must be able to lift between 5 to 40 pounds


Location:                             Auburn Hills, MI

Duration:                            6-months Contract to Direct Hire

The client offers a competitive wage and full benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, 401k match, paid time off and holiday pay.


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