Specialist Technician

Sunnyvale, CA /
Test Operations – Vehicle Build (4070) /
/ On-site
Embedded in a worldwide network Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America continuously strives to remain at the forefront of successful automotive research and development. MBRDNA is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, with key areas of Autonomous Driving, Advanced Interaction Design, Digital User Experience, Machine Learning, Customer Research, and Open Innovation. In Farmington Hills, Michigan, the focus is on Powertrain and eDrive technology as well as in Long Beach, where the teams test durability of the latest driver assistant and telematic systems. The Digital Hub in Seattle focusses on developing a cloud architecture and building out the cloud platform for the next generation of connected car services. The Testing and Regulatory Affairs Division in Ann Arbor and the Advanced Vehicle Design in Carlsbad complete the competence center.

Perform vehicle maintenance, diagnostics, and repairs including special preparatory actions as required for special projects.

Job Responsibilities:

    • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and replace mechanical and electrical/electronic parts (assemblies, sub-assemblies or individual parts) on inoperative vehicles
    • Maintain automotive tools and equipment, as well as a safe and clean work environment
    • Document activities, repairs, and support
    • Occasional domestic and international travel may be required to support special projects as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

    • GED or High School Diploma, Automotive Mechanic
    • 5-7 years of experience
    • Understanding of electronic, electrical, hydraulic and mechanical systems, tools, and equipment
    • Knowledge, ability, and hands-on experience in all aspects of automotive diagnostic and repair work
    • Ability to quickly learn and understand new automotive concepts and applications
    • Proficient computer skills, including Windows and Linux Operating Systems
    • High voltage electrical training and background
    • Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification
    • Valid US driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications:

    • German language skills
    • Previous experience with Mercedes-Benz vehicles, CAN, FlexRay, LIN, and Monaco and Xentry diagnostic tools
    • Collaborative team player
    • Good organizational skills
    • Responsible, ethical, diligent, reliable, and proactive work ethic
Additional Information:
The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on a wide range of factors, including, but not limited to, job-related education, skills, and experience, geographic location, and market conditions. The current salary range for this position is as follows and may be modified in the future: $92,000 - $115,300. 

Why should you apply?
Here at MBRDNA, you create digital ecosystems around cars, you design a language between humans and machines, you make a car even more intelligent - you make the new reality for cars. We have an open and flexible environment to allow you to push boundaries, join MBRDNA and design your future.

Benefits for Full-Time* Employees Include:
• Medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees and their families
• 401(k) with employer match
• Up to 18 company-paid holidays
• Paid time off (unlimited for salaried employees), sick time, and parental leave
• Tuition assistance program
• Wellness/Fitness reimbursement programs
• Vehicle lease subsidy or company car (for eligible employees only)

* Internships excluded from Full-Time Employee benefits

MBRDNA is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workforce. MBRDNA only accepts resumes from approved agencies who have a valid Agency Agreement on file. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, MBRDNA employees, or send to any MBRDNA location.  MBRDNA is not responsible for any fees or claims related to receipt of unsolicited resumes.

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