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Senior Mechanical Technician (Prototype Technician)

Kelly Services
Torrance, CA 90509
**Job Title:** Senior Mechanical Technician (Prototype Technician)

**Location:** Torrance, CA

**Duration:** Direct hire

**Hours:** 8am - 5pm; Monday - Friday

**Salary:** up to $80,000 + stock options + great benefits + quarterly bonuses


**Introduction**

The Advanced Product Development team develops transformative battery designs and novel product concepts to speed global energy decarbonization.

Your focus will be on prototype/proof-of-concept mechanical fabrication and integration. You will execute build and mechanical integration of advanced battery pack and module assemblies. You will also perform mechanical teardown, service, and rebuild of a variety of customer vehicles and platforms. You will be well versed in best practices, able to make fast progress with little guidance, and perform some design/documentation tasks to support the mechanical engineering team.


We are looking for passionate colleagues who share our values. Our team is comprised of various integrated disciplines, including mechanical, structural, thermal, electrical, and software. Therefore, collaboration in group settings, ability to solve system integration challenges, and clear communication are valuable to becoming a successful team member.


We are working on groundbreaking technologies, so youll be energetic, adaptable, and a fast learner who can make quick design judgments with limited information. You will also play a crucial role in growing the team to meet continuously evolving challenges.


**Responsibilities**


+ Fabricate and/or modify existing prototype components to engineering direction with a high level of quality

+ Interpret and understand complex technical documentation such as blueprints and specifications

+ Perform and certify inspections & tests in accordance with technical documentation

+ Record builds, data, and maintains inspection documentation (written, electronic and photographic)

+ Utilize computerized equipment (welder, press, robotic, torque, etc.) and a variety of hand tools to complete assembly and inspection operations

+ Reverse-engineer existing assemblies and integrate a variety of COTS components

+ Install instrumentation, test equipment, and other components on prototypes in accordance with engineering specifications, standards, and/or test procedures.

+ Communicate directly with engineers to ensure a high level of alignment to technical goals

+ Perform procurement & organization of assembly process and build to aggressive timelines

+ Participate in program technical reviews with engineering, suppliers and customers


**Desired Qualifications**

You should be familiar with all, proficient with many, and expert at some of the following, in no particular order:


+ 5+ years of technician work experience in automotive, aerospace, or prototype manufacturing.

+ 2 year Associate Technical degree or equivalent experience.

+ Electric/hybrid vehicle experience preferred.

+ Prototyping, bespoke, and small volume experience a plus.

+ Machining experience with manual shop tools, mill, lathe, etc.

+ Composite fabrication experience a plus.

+ Familiarity and experience with 3D CAD tools

+ Strong troubleshooting and diagnostic skills.

+ Ability to plan work and execute with limited direction

+ Familiarity with issue tracking tools a plus.


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2022-06-15 Expires: 2022-07-16

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